Tools to help you

Tools to help you manage your payroll  

A-Z of payroll

A-Z of payroll topics, a good place to start if you're not sure what help you need


Find the codes you'll need to complete payroll information and check your reports

Fortnightly pay cycle

The school pay runs on a 14-day pay cycle, beginning Wednesday (day 1) and ending Tuesday (day 14)

Payroll calendar

See the calendar for pay period cut-off dates

Salary assessment

Teachers who are new to the profession, from overseas, or who are returning to work within the New Zealand State sector need to have their salary assessed to ensure they are being paid correctly based on their qualifications and prior experience

EdPay training

Videos and guides to help get you started on EdPay. Guides for making employee details changes, leave processes, timesheets, allowances, authorisation, transaction checking and approval, codes and funding management.


Find editions of the Payroll Update newsletter and important information alerts

Information for...

Find the relevant information for you based on role: authorised users, school employees, relievers, principals or board member


Links to relevant legislation that relating to employment law and law that governs the education sector in New Zealand

External links

Useful links to the Ministry of Education website, education sector websites and employment-related websites