Advice Sheets

TAFE: Weekly workload

Publish date: 27/02/2017
Summary: The weekly workload for a full-time TAFE teacher is 21 teaching duty hours (TDH) Teaching duty hours means sessions of instruction or supervision or assessment of students whether delivered at a campus of the institute or elsewhere, or whether delivered in person or by other means. Up to 5 hours of scheduled or directed other duties (remember the cap of 160 hours per annum that has to be undertaken within 42 weeks). 30 hours total attendance. 8 hours of agreed, accountable tasks performed in support of a teachers professional work. Consultation and agreement...

TAFE: Teaching duty hours

Summary: Key points Teaching duty hours are sessions of instruction, supervision, or assessment of students whether delivered on campus or elsewhere, or in person or by other means. The maximum teaching duty hours for a full-time teacher is 800 hours per annum or 21 hours per week. Pro-rata maximums apply for part-time or employment for less than a full teaching year. Teaching duty hours include practical field teaching visits where practical placement is required by the accredited course. Allowance taken of the 800 maximum teaching duty hours include:...

TAFE: Work related expenses

Publish date: 27/02/2017
Summary: Key points The employer shall reimburse an employee for any prior approved and reasonable out-of-pocket expenses. The expenses must be actually and necessarily incurred in the course of their authorised duties. A reasonable expense does not exceed the relevant amount set by the Australian Tax Office. If exceeding the ATO amount, the employer is only required to reimburse to that amount. Expenses beyond ATO limits require prior authorisation by the employer. Allowable expenses include: travelling, accommodation, meals other incidental expenses...

TAFE: Dispute resolution training leave

Publish date: 27/02/2017
Summary: Dispute resolution training leave is leave to attend an activity or course of study that contributes to a better understanding of the dispute resolution provisions of the Multi-Enterprise Agreement: Five days per year or 10 days over two years leave is available. Prior approval must be granted to take this leave. Letter from the training authority must accompany any application for leave. Release of the employee must not cause undue inconvenience to the institute. Leave: is on full pay as ordinary hours Includes travel time counts as service for...