This folder contains Collective Agreements negotiated on behalf of PPTA members and associated guidance, documents and forms regarding your terms and conditions of employment.
Collective agreements are legal documents that set out the conditions of employment, salary rates and rights and entitlements for PPTA members.
Specifically; "The Minister of Education shall convene a taskforce to examine and report on secondary teachers' remuneration. This Taskforce will examine and report on how the government can address wagepaths, and the impact on remuneration of workload, supply, demand, curriculum delivery, qualifications and other directly related issues that arise."
The Secondary Teachers' Collective Agreement 2007 "“ 2010 makes a number of references to "endeavour", particularly in Part 5: Hours of Work.
There are also a number of references to decisions being made in consultation with staff.
Clause 5.4 gives your employer the contractual right to require you to attend school or elsewhere, when the school is not open for instruction, for five days per year for professional development, and a further and separate five days per year for administration, preparation, communication, co-ordination and liaison. Balanced against the employer right to require attendance, clause 5.4 gives teachers a contractual right to refuse to attend school or elsewhere outside periods when they have already accrued voluntary or directed attendance of five days or the equivalent per year.
This page provides information and application forms for the Medical Retirement-Serious Illness provisions that are available for employees covered by the Secondary Teachers' Collective Agreement or the Area School Teachers' Collective Agreement.