Relief Teacher Pay Rates and Conditions

Relief Teacher Pay Rates

Relief Teaching Pay

Relief Teacher Pay Rates in Australia

Each Australian State and Territory differ in how they organise and implement relief teacher pay rates.

Some states pay a daily rate and some states pay by the hour.

Some states (like Queensland and Victoria) pay a set rate for relief teacher pay; regardless of experience.

Some states pay a rate for relief teacher pay based on experience and qualifications

Relief teacher pay rates in Australian State Schools are the result of enterprise bargaining within each state and as a consequence differ greatly.

The table below contains the most up to date information available on relief teacher pay rates within Australian States and Territories. 

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Relief Teacher Pay Rates by State


Select the State of Territory below to find more details about Relief Teacher Pay Rates.

Relief Teaching In Australia


Each State and Territory in Australia has a different teacher regulatory body. The details of these authorities are outlined in the book "Relief Teaching in Australia - Pay and Conditions" The book is available for purchase but it also provided FREE for Executive Members.

The book will be updated to all executive members and those who purchase the book.

Each Australia state has a different process for accrediting interstate and overseas teachers. The contact authority is outlined in this book.​

Relief Teaching in Australia - Pay and Conditions


Relief Teacher Pay Rates and Conditions

This is the most comprehensive compilation of relief teacher pay rates, pay scales, award positions and working conditions for relief teachers in Australia ever produced.

Don't take on relief teaching positions without knowing the conditions under which you work.

Relief Teaching Pay and Conditions

75 pages of information about the most up to date information about Relief Teacher Pay Rates and working conditions in Australia.


Relief Teacher Working Conditions

Relief Teachers work under state enterprise agreements with different pay and working conditions.

There are a range of different working conditions applied to all relief teaching situations from contract, temporary, short-term and long-term.

Few people will tell you all the aspects of your working conditions so it is important you know details of your specific situations under which you accept relief teaching positions.

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