Primary Teachers' Collective Agreement

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Appendix 1: Past Remuneration Provisions

Primary Teachers' Collective Agreement
Effective: 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2022

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  • Past Remuneration Provisions Prior to 1 July 2019
    • 1. Non-service Salary Increment for Q3+, Q4 and Q5 Teachers

        1. Subject to (iii) below, all full and part-time permanent teachers and full and part-time teachers in fixed term positions appointed for two or more school terms, who are employed as at 5 February 2003 and who, on that date, hold a bachelor degree together with a recognised teaching qualification (e.g. Diploma of Teaching), or are trained teachers who hold a four-year honours degree or a five-year masters degree or Ph.D. and subject to having met the appropriate level of professional standards at their last assessment (provided that this assessment occurred within the previous 12 months), shall, where they are not already at their qualification group maximum, receive a salary increment of one step on that date. For clarity, teachers who hold a three-year teaching degree that incorporates a recognised teaching qualification are not eligible to receive the increment outlined above.
        2. This increment shall have no effect on a teacher’s anniversary of service for pay progression purposes, and a teacher shall be entitled to progress to the next step in the salary scale on their anniversary of service subject to the provisions of this Agreement (see 3.4). For clarity, teachers whose anniversary of service for pay progression purposes is 5 February 2003 shall receive the increment provided above in addition to their ordinary increment falling due.
          Eligible teachers who are on approved leave under Part 4 of this Agreement at 5 February 2003 shall be entitled to the increment.
        3. Teachers who have entered the service in 2003 and who have been placed on the new entry steps for teachers holding a bachelor degree together with a recognised teaching qualification (e.g. Diploma of Teaching), or are trained teachers who hold a four-year honours degree or a five-year masters degree or Ph.D. are not eligible to receive the non-service based increment provided for under this clause.

      2. Additional Units - Attached Teachers

        1. Senior Teachers Special Duties (Normal Schools), Heads of Department (attached Intermediate Departments) and attached teachers, and all other teachers holding ‘G scale’ positions:
          Grade of PositionBase Salary
          G1 Step 11 + 1 unit
          G2 Step 11 + 2 units
          G3 Step 11 + 3 units
          *Teachers in 2(a) above who meet the criteria for Q3+, Q4 or Q5 (Step 12) as defined in 3.3 of this Agreement shall move to step 12.
        2. Senior Teachers in Model Schools - Base Scale Salary + 1 unit.
        3. Senior Teachers in Attached Classes or units - Base Scale Salary + 1 unit.