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Master Teachers’ duties

Q: Do Master Teachers’ have classroom teaching responsibilities?

A: Master Teachers should not be timetabled onto regular classes (including regularly providing non-contact time for other teachers), though they may be required to cover class time for emergent reasons, when the usual relief arrangements are unavailable.

Master Teachers’ time should be focused on working collaboratively with their classroom colleagues to help improve literacy and numeracy outcomes and enhance teaching practices.

The role of the Master Teacher is set out in the QTU/DET joint statement "Master Teachers" and in the QTU/DET memorandum of agreement.

[Information updated 30 Nov 2016]