Jessica Berry

Teaching salary information

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    Hi

     

    This article was in the job paper today in The Advertiser and I thought it might help give some of the teachers coming over a guide. Whether there are the jobs though seems to be another matter.

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    Guest The Reeds

    Thanks thats really helpful. Just hope there are plenty of jobs when we get there.

    Carole

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    yep that looks about right :) I would add that your salary goes up a step after each 200 days that you teach (and most of your uk experience is taken into account when deciding your salary banding)

     

    The job situation is pretty bleak to be honest. Unless you teach physics or maths then there is massive competition for jobs (especially at primary level) Permanent positions are very difficult to secure but there are contract positions advertised quite frequently.

     

    TRT is pretty good but you def need to get to know some schools first. Once you have done a few days for a school they will be more likely to put you at the top of their list and offer you more days. The pay for TRT in the DECs system uses your salary banding and pays a per day fee in accordance with this. In the catholic system you are paid a flat fee (it was around $250 when i did it) which is capped at band 3 or 4. This can make a massive difference to your daily rate (DECS paid me $340 per day at my salary scale) The teaching agencies take a huge cut of anything that you may get paid and from memory they paid only $180 per day (and they didnt deduct tax from it so it meant that you owed money at the end of the tax year).

     

    I ended up doing a total of 3 days for the agency and then just went around the local schools and met up with the person in charge of trt. That seemed much more effective than just calling or sending in my cv. The schools in the rougher areas are always happy to add another person to their list and i didnt notice any big difference in behaviour issues. There are a few schools that I would NEVER go back to though!

     

    I slogged away at trt for 6 months before i got a short term contract. This then led to a year contract at the same school and I love where i teach at the mo. If you need any help or advice then feel free to pm me.

     

    Sorry for the long reply - just wanted to give a good idea of payscales!;)

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    Guest abbiedog

    hiya thanks for the tip, i cant find the article from over here though. i am an early years specialist teacher and I am finding the whole registration process for teacing really confusing, any tips or help would be appreciated.

    Thank you

    jenny

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    hiya thanks for the tip, i cant find the article from over here though. i am an early years specialist teacher and I am finding the whole registration process for teacing really confusing, any tips or help would be appreciated.

    Thank you

    jenny

     

     

    Do you mean you can't view the teacher pay article? Are you logged on when you are looking at it?

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    Guest karratha1
    Hi

     

    This article was in the job paper today in The Advertiser and I thought it might help give some of the teachers coming over a guide. Whether there are the jobs though seems to be another matter.

     

    Thanks Jessica

    I'm moving to Adelaide in July this year and I'm a Primary school teacher from western australia. I'm a bit worried if I can work or not because I'm only 3 year trained but I have 16 years teaching experience. Does anyone know anything about this? :err:

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    Thanks Jessica

    I'm moving to Adelaide in July this year and I'm a Primary school teacher from western australia. I'm a bit worried if I can work or not because I'm only 3 year trained but I have 16 years teaching experience. Does anyone know anything about this? :err:

     

    The best thing to do is contact the TRB http://www.trb.sa.edu.au/default.php

     

     

    Cooler

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