Women have digital edge at Teachers Mutual, 2019 WGEA Employer of Choice Teachers Mutual Bank Limited has been noted as one of only 140 Australian companies to be noted as a 2019 Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency. Talk to us Phone us Email us Breadcrumbs Teachers Mutual Bank About us Media releases 2019 media releases Women have digital edge at Teachers Mutual, 2019 WGEA Employer of Choice 25 February 2019 25 February 2019 Women have digital edge at Teachers Mutual, 2019 WGEA Employer of Choice Teachers Mutual Bank Limited has been noted as one of only 140 Australian companies to be noted as a 2019 Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency. Teachers Mutual Bank Limited is a leading Australian bank for gender equality and this is particularly evident in its Digital Services team. In an area where women have been traditionally under-represented, Teachers Mutual is establishing strong levels of female representation, with: 100% of Digital Services Management comprising of women. 57% of leadership roles in the Digital Services team held by women. 55% of the Digital Services team being comprised of women. ‘The bank actively promotes and supports women at all levels of the organisation. There would be very few banks that could demonstrate such strong levels of representation across their digital services department as we have,’ said Edith Vilhem, Head of Digital Services, Teachers Mutual Bank Limited. ‘We want staff to be empowered at Teachers Mutual Bank Limited. We want all staff to come to work every day feeling valued and supported, regardless of their gender,’ said Steve James, CEO, Teachers Mutual Bank Limited. Teachers Mutual Bank Limited is also committed to workplace policies that benefit staff of all genders. Including: 12-weeks paid parental leave, and superannuation paid on parental leave up to 12 months. Flexible working arrangements available across the organisation, including working from home flexibility. 10 days domestic violence leave and 5 days paid domestic violence leave for an employee assisting a family member who is the victim of domestic violence. This is the fourth consecutive year that Teachers Mutual Bank Limited has been cited as a Workplace Gender Equality Agency, Employer of Choice. The bank was previously cited in 2016, 2017, and 2018. For further information or to schedule an interview, please contact: Sebastien Wrangles PR & Corporate Affairs Specialist +61 2 9735 9425 / +61 4 67 800 414 CorporateAffairs@tmbank.com.au About Teachers Mutual Bank Limited For over fifty years Teachers Mutual Bank has provided key financial services to Australian educators. Now, Teachers Mutual Bank Limited is one of Australia’s largest mutual banks, comprising four brands: the original Teachers Mutual Bank, UniBank, Health Professionals Bank and Firefighters Mutual Bank. With over 200,000 members and more than $7.5 billion in assets, Teachers Mutual Bank Limited is one of Australia’s largest mutual banks. Teachers Mutual Bank Limited continues to be passionate about assisting members secure their financial futures through superior member support and banking products. Teachers Mutual Bank Limited is a market leader in member advocacy in the Australian banking sector, and is also committed to strong standards of corporate responsibility through community investment and ethical business as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies*. For more information about Teachers Mutual Bank please visit: www.tmbank.com.au For more information about UniBank please visit: www.unibank.com.au For more information about Firefighters Mutual Bank please visit: www.fmbank.com.au For more information about Health Professionals Bank please visit: www.hpbank.com.au Back to top.