The role of a National Education Union workplace rep is really rewarding and many of the skills you will develop are transferable to your professional life. And the role is flexible – you decide how much time you put in. Any contribution towards building your union is greatly appreciated.
Whether in a school, college or elsewhere in the education service, the role of the workplace representative (rep) is a vital one for the National Education Union. Our reps help us build the union and support our members.
Whatever the scope of your role - from ensuring posters, advice and guidance are displayed on the staff noticeboard, through to liaising directly with the head teacher or principal - we could not function without you.
As a workplace rep, you have certain rights under employment law.
Whether you're a Workplace, Health and Safety, or Union Learning rep, we have developed a comprehensive support and development programme which enables reps to progressively build their skills an