Advice Sheets

TAFE: Redundancy packages

Publish date: 06/09/2017
Summary: There are two types of redundancy package Voluntary Departure Package (VDP) is a voluntary early retirement scheme. Targeted Separation Package (TSP) is compulsory retrenchment and action of last resort. Key features of VDP Eligibility requires employees to be on the payroll and in ongoing positions. Employees are not compelled to accept a VDP and can withdraw acceptance anytime prior to accepting the offer. Four weeks pay in lieu of notice plus lump sum incentive of up to $10,000 plus two weeks pay per year of continuous service up to max of 15 years....

Schools: Flexible working arrangements and time fraction changes

Publish date: 30/08/2017
Summary: Teachers and education support staff can apply for time-fraction changes or request flexible work arrangements, at any time. There may also be occasions where a principal makes a request to change a staff member’s time-fraction or work arrangements. Requests for time-fraction changes should always be seriously considered but they may not always be granted. When making decisions regarding time-fraction changes, principals should consider the needs of the school against an individual’s needs. The department’s flexible work in Victorian government schools’ policy supports...

Schools: Using Recruitment Online

Publish date: 29/08/2017
Summary: Recruitment Online enables DET employees and external applicants to: View current job vacancies. Search for vacancies that match your criteria. Save job search criteria and/or job vacancies. Create or update your profile (basic contact information). Write, edit and save an online resume. Submit resumes to job seekers talent pool enabling schools to view your criteria. Submit job applications including a Word attachment for key selection criteria, references and other information.  How to access Recruitment Online (ROL) Enter via the DET website. ...

Schools: Personal leave (sick leave)

Publish date: 17/08/2017
Summary: Personal leave, commonly referred to as 'sick leave', is available to an employee who is absent from work due to a personal illness or injury (or for caring responsibilities please see the carer’s leave advice sheet).  Full-time employees accrue 15 days (114 hours) of personal leave each year from their commencement date and unused amounts of leave are credited to the following year (this amount is credited pro-rata for part-time employees).  Required documents: medical certificates and statutory declarations Members of the teaching service (education support staff,...