Is it Worth Becoming a Highly Accomplished Teacher?

Many schools have a salary tier for HATs, but these are often specific positions. There is no guarantee that you will win one, or that one will be available.

How to increase your salary as a teacher.

Most schools will increase your salary yearly for 5 to 9 years. What can you do once you’ve hit the highest pay grade in your Enterprise Agreement?

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The #1 trick for winning your first teaching contract.

So, you’ve been a relief teacher for a little while, and you’ve decided that you want your first teaching contract.

A room of young pre-service teachers sitting their LANTITE before they are able to graduate.

What is the LANTITE and how do I do it?

The Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students is a literacy and numeracy test that every teacher must complete before graduation. 

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3 Skills that Principals look for in a Relief Teacher.

Relief teaching can be tricky. It has wonderful moments (like going home and not needing to mark workbooks all night), but sometimes you want something more.

A school administrator is handing a teacher their pay packet.

Teacher Salaries in SA Public Schools

If you are a classroom teacher in South Australian public schools, you will be paid between $60,198 and $124,393. The exact salaries are in the table below:

Casual relief teacher pay rates in Tasmania.

If you are a relief teacher in a public Tasmanian school, you will earn between $35.55 and $58.66 per hour depending on your level of training and experience.

Casual Relief Teacher Pay Rates – NSW

Casual relief teachers working in NSW public schools will be paid between $381.41 and $460.01 per day from the beginning of 2022, depending on your tier.

How much do ACT relief teachers get paid?

As a relief teacher in ACT public schools, you will earn between $285 and $446 per day depending on how much teaching experience you have.

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What do I do if I can’t pass the LANTITE?

You’ve tried your hardest, and it wasn’t enough. You still failed your third attempt at the LANTITE. ACER won’t help, so what do you do now?