Welcome to the Dorset District web pages.
NEU's Dorset District was formed on 1st January 2019 following the amalgamation of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL).
Use the contact information on this page to get in touch about casework.
Use the various tabs below to find out about local meetings and training, annual conferences and other issues.
Need Help or Advice
First, please see if the website has the answers. If not, in the first instance call AdviceLine on 0345 811 8111 (Monday to Friday 9am to 7pm) or use the email contact form.
If you work in Bournemouth, Poole or Christchurch please contact: The AdviceLine using the details above.
To Update Your Membership
If you need to update your membership (e.g. you have moved or are now working at a different school) please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0345 811 8111 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm).
South West NEU Office
Dorset District is in the South West Region. If you need to contact the South West Office please call 01392 258028 or use the email contact form.
The Covid-19 crisis means that school leaders, teachers and support staff are working in new situations and new ways in order to meet the challenges they face every day.
ASCL, NAHT and NEU responded to the announcement of a 3.5% pay increase for classroom teachers on the main pay range and the Department for Education’s commitment to funding part of this pay award.
Most teachers will at some point need to take sick leave. This document sets out arrangements for teachers’ sick pay and sick leave.
Our workload guidance will help you identify tasks or activities which are unnecessary, have no education benefit and cause the most stress.
The role of a rep is really rewarding and many of the skills you will develop are transferable to your professional life.