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So you are supervising a pre-service teacher? 8 September 2021

So you are supervising a pre-service teacher?

Supervision of pre service teachers is undoubtedly of great benefit to the profession. Before agreeing to provide supervision to a pre-service teacher, it is important that you check the terms and conditions you’re being asked to accept. 

  • Ensure any monetary payment is being offered directly to you.
  • Check the rate of payment for the placement. The current agreed rate is $34 per day.
  • Be sure to know the terms of the placement, particularly contextual days. These are days where the pre-service teacher will observing rather than actually teaching. The Universities argue that the supervision payment isn’t required on those days.
     

If you are accepting a pre-service teacher from a Queensland-based university, they are signatories to our existing industrial agreement, which ensures payment directly to the supervising teacher at the agreed rate.

Members can contact QTAD for further advice relating to working conditions or professional issues via phone 1300 11 7823 or email qtu@qtu.asn.au

Uploaded 8 September 2021

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