Advice Sheets

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: 21/08/2017
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,...

Schools: Commencement salary (teachers)

Publish date: 29/05/2018
Summary: When starting a new position with the DET, schools teachers may be eligible to have any prior service as a teacher recognised for the purposes of their commencement salary. Generally speaking, if you have worked as a classroom teacher prior to starting your employment with Department of Education and Training, you can have some or all of your experience recognised, providing that it meets the department’s criteria for approved teaching experience. Approved teaching experience includes: Experience in a Victorian registered school, including the Catholic and independent...

Schools: WorkCover

Publish date: 19/07/2017
Summary: If you are injured at work (either psychologically or physically), you may be able to claim WorkCover entitlements. To have a claim accepted, you must be able to establish that work has been a substantial contributing factor to your injury. Further, the injury must not be deemed to have arisen out of “reasonable action taken in a reasonable manner by the employer to transfer, demote, discipline, re-deploy, retrench or dismiss…[you]”. You can claim whether you are permanent, casual, full-time or part-time. Ideally, claims should be lodged with your employer within 30...