Associate Teacher Allowance
Learn about the Associate Teacher Allowance, which is made to the teaching staff who are involved in the practical training of student teachers.
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When teaching staff work alongside a trainee teacher during their teaching hours, they may meet the criteria stated in their employment agreement for the Associate Teacher Allowance.
Primary principals and teachers
The allowance you’ll receive is $51.60 for each week that you have a trainee in your class for at least 4 teaching days. However, you can’t receive this allowance as well as the normal school allowance.
The allowance is set out in the collective agreements as follows:
The allowance you’ll receive is a minimum of $3.19 for each timetabled hour you work with a trainee as set out in clause 4.11 of the collective agreement.
Area school teachers
The allowance you’ll receive is a minimum of $3.20 per student for each hour you’re working with them, up to a maximum of 16 hours, as set out in clause 3.15 of the collective agreement.
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