NSEAD is your specialist trade union. No other teaching union offers this level of subject-specific support – meeting all of your professional needs. All this for around 50p a day....
We are an established, trusted Trade Union. We always put our members first and offer a personal, expert service. As members of the TUC, when you join NSEAD, you have the full weight of the Trade Union movement behind you.
'Being a Trade Union member of NSEAD has given me the confidence to question and challenge changes in my workplace. The Union has listened and offered me support and advice, so I am better able to retain some autonomy and be less passive.’ Nicola Smith, NSEAD Trade Union Member
What do you get as a member of NSEAD Trade Union?
- Professional advice on all aspects of employment in art, craft and design education
- Specialist representation from Art, Craft and Design educators and teachers
- Legal advice and representation
- A prompt and personal response to enquiries within 24 hours
- A designated Trade Union Case Worker as your sole point of contact*
- Full Trade Union subscription includes membership of the Professional Association and Learned Society for Art, Craft and Design educators
" The fact that you got back to me so fast and was able to reassure and advice me about how to deal with the situation was incredibly helpful. Just mentioning that I have already talked to my union and that they believe that I was in the right put me in a position to demand changes." NSEAD member
You can be a NSEAD Trade Union member if you have a professional interest in Art, Craft and Design education. Whether you’re a trainee, newly qualified or experienced teacher, lecturer, support staff or practitioner. All sectors, settings and phases are represented – local authority, academy or independent school, sixth form college or FE/HE - NSEAD will protect you.
We are an independent trade union not affiliated to any other union or political party. We will represent you without fear or influence - and with the expert knowledge of art, craft & design education that no other trade union can provide.
If you have any queries please contact us.
*Except for unforeseen circumstances, you would always deal with the same person