Do teachers REALLY get paid for the holidays?

Sure, your job is difficult. Sure, the rates of burnout for teachers are unreasonably high. But don’t you get paid for the holidays?

A young relief teacher is sitting on the floor surrounded by pieces of paper with a calculator trying to calculate their income tax.

How much tax should relief teachers pay?

Schools withhold income tax like any other employer. As a relief teacher, you will be paying tax according to the Australian Resident Tax Rates.

Teacher looking up from a book surprised after learning about tips for being a substitute teacher

6 Things I wish I knew starting as a casual relief teacher.

I started my teaching career exactly where most people do – utterly unsure of what to do, what I wanted, or how to get started.

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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 relief teacher is standing in front of her young primary school students. There are shelves in the background with an assortment of learning materials. She holds an open book to show the students and holds the other hand up in the air. All her students are sitting in their chairs and holding their hands up.

The Best Strategy for Relief Teachers who Struggle with Names.

With the number of names that you need to remember (and how little time you have to learn them), you need a solid strategy in place to help you.

A teacher is sitting at a large table with her students. They are doing a craft activity, and there are coloured pencils, chalk and scissors all over the table. One of her students is handing her their work to look at. The teacher is smiling at them.

6 High-Impact Teaching Strategies that take 30 Seconds or Less.

These strategies will take 30 seconds either in your lesson or after. They may just be the best 30 seconds you can spend to support your students.

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.

What is the Relief Teacher Pay in 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.

What is the Casual Relief Teacher Pay Rate in the NT?

If you are a relief teacher working in public schools in the Northern Territory, you can expect to earn between $61.55 and $67.71 per hour. Your exact pay rate