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: 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...

TAFE: Redundancy

Publish date: 03/04/2019
Summary: The following information relates to the Victorian TAFE Teaching Staff Agreement 2018. Casual and fixed-term employees are not able to receive a redundancy package. Period of continuous service Redundancy pay At least 1 year but less than 2 years 4 weeks  At least 2 years but less than 3 years 6 weeks At least 3 years but less than 4 years 7 weeks  At least 4 years but less than 5 years 8 weeks At least 5 years but less than 6 years 10 weeks At least 6 years but less than 7 years 12 weeks At least 7...

TAFE: Modes of employment - fixed-term contract (Clause 12)

Publish date: 03/04/2019
Summary: The following information relates to the Victorian TAFE Teaching Staff Agreement 2018. The default mode of employment in the agreement is ongoing. However, in some situations, fixed-term and casual employment may be necessary. There are several (limited) reasons available for fixed-term employment: Where an employee is replacing someone who is on leave or temporarily absent from a position. Where an employee is replacing someone in a parental absence vacancy. Where the position is in a program tied to specific funding, with the fixed-term contract continuing to...