Advice Sheets

TAFE: Qualifications [Schedule 4]

Publish date: 04/04/2019
Summary: The following information relates to the Victorian TAFE Teaching Staff Agreement 2018. Remuneration On commencement of the 2018 agreement, employees were transferred to a new salary structure. Employees obtained an immediate 5.4% salary increase for all classifications in the first year (effective from 1 May 2018), with further increases of 2.7% in May and November in 2019, 2020, and 2021. This is a total increase of 23.7% over four years. TAFE teachers obtained ‘back pay’ in the pay period following approval, given that the operative date for the pay increases...

TAFE: Long service leave [Clause 39]

Publish date: 04/04/2019
Summary: The following information relates to the Victorian TAFE Teaching Staff Agreement 2018. All advice below applies pro rata for part-time employees. Principles A full-time employee accrues long service leave at the rate of 1.3 weeks for each completed year of continuous service with the employer. They will be entitled to access the long service leave entitlement on a pro rata basis after seven completed years of continuous service with the employer. Where an employee takes approved leave (other than up to four weeks of annual leave in a year), the duties allocated to...

TAFE: Family Violence Leave [Clause 42]

Publish date: 04/04/2019
Summary: The following information relates to the Victorian TAFE Teaching Staff Agreement 2018. A teacher experiencing family violence will have access to 20 days per year of paid leave. Institutes have commited to providing training to many employees in family violence support. These employees will be made contacts for staff to speak to in the workplace if they feel uncomfortable speaking with their manager or immediate supervisor. Reasonable adjustments will be made to support affected employees in managing their work, including any necessary changes to hours of attendance,...

TAFE: Annual Performance and Development Review (PDP)

Publish date: 04/04/2019
Summary: The following information relates to the Victorian TAFE Teaching Staff Agreement 2018. An annual review of an employee’s performance must be conducted as part of a performance and development system established in accordance with institute policy and the following principles: an agreed performance and development plan - or assessed demonstrated achievement against institute priorities confidentiality provision of appropriate support, resources, training and development equal opportunity. Incremental progression is based on achievement of a satisfactory annual...