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GMB Birmingham & West Midlands Region

School Support Staff

The GMB is one of the largest unions in the West Midlands with 55,000 members across the region, covering all industries in both the private and public sector.

The following pages are designed to tell existing School Support Staff members about the services and benefits that GMB membership has to offer.

This site will keep you updated with news and developments which could affect you and your colleagues in your school.

School Support Information

Teaching Assistants Campaign

Teaching Assistants Campaign

Army of teaching assistants faces the axe as Education department attempts to save some of the £4billion they cost each year. More

Academy Schools

Academy Schools

GMB represents over 120'000 members employed in schools and recent move by the Tory-Lib Coaliation Government to encourage all 'Outstanding' schools to convert to Academy Status is a direct threat to our members pay, pensions and terms and conditions of employment. More

Asbestos In Schools

Asbestos In Schools

GMB has joined forces with the National Union of Teachers (NUT) and National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers (NASUWT) to campaign for the removal of asbestos in all schools and public buildings within the region. More

Popular Questions

Popular Questions

GMB has put together the following most asked questions including allegations, accidents and conditions of employment, if there is something that we have not covered please do get in touch. . More

Publications

Publications

On this page you'll find bulletins and information compiled by the GMB, the Department for Education and Skills, and other sources. More

Events

Events

GMB Birmingham & West Midlands Region had a successful roadshow touring the West Midlands covering Coventry, Stafford, Worcester and Birmingham. More

Useful Links

Useful Links

On this page you will find some useful links to websites relating to School Support Staff, and Local Authorities. More