Relief Teacher Pay & Conditions
|A relief teacher shall be paid at a daily rate for days actually worked in accordance with the formula: Daily rate = pay scale salary rate/200 where the appropriate salary is determined in accordance with experience and qualifications as for full time teachers.|
Relief Teacher Supervisory Duties
Relief teachers may be required to undertake duties such as playground duty if it is part of the normal duties of the teacher being replaced. When calculating the daily rate for supervisory duty, the salary level used shall not exceed that of Senior Classroom Teacher.
Relief Teacher Minimum Engagement
PROVIDED that a relief teacher shall for each engagement be employed for a minimum of one half-day (1/400 pay scale salary rate in paragraph
To be eligible to obtain employment as a relief teacher, a person must:
Relief Teacher Registration
Relief Teacher Pay - Tasmania
Tasmania produces an excellent Relief Teachers Information Booklet which sets out all relief teaching pay and conditions. These conditions of employment correspond with Award entitlements and departmental policy, and are stated as part of an agreement between the AEU and the Department.
Relief Teacher pay in Tasmania is for work undertaken from the time of arrival.Lunch breaks - as with all other employees a relief teacher is entitled to an unpaid minimum of 1/2 hour lunch (maximum 1 hour) between the hours of 12.00 and 2.00pm.Recess breaks form part of normal paid hours.
Subject to their actual arrival time relief teaching pay commences from half an hour before the start of the first lesson of the day.This commencement time may vary from school to school. This is an award requirement.
A relief teaching pay is based on the full day rate of pay after five hours employment.However, the school can require the relief teacher to remain at the school for up to seven hours.The relief teacher can expect to be given sufficient notice of this requirement either by phone or on arrival.