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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 13 Hansard (Thursday, 18 November 2010) . . Page.. 5765 ..


(4) What are the Department’s anticipated teacher and teacher assistant requirements for the next three years and can the Minister provide a breakdown and corresponding employment levels.

(5) What is the anticipated turnover rate for teachers and teacher assistant’s leaving the profession for this financial year and can the Minister provide a breakdown for the last four financial years, including employment level and official reason for leaving role, for example, retirement or leaving ACT.

(6) Can the Minister provide a breakdown of programs and corresponding budget for teacher professional development programs for this and the previous four financial years.

(7) Does the Government include support for professional development as an element for negotiations on pay and work conditions with teaching staff; if so, why.

(8) What school subject areas, for example, mathematics and vocational education, has the Government identified as experiencing a shortage of qualified teachers.

(9) How many teachers are needed to fill the subject areas referred to in part (8) and what incentives does the Government provide to attract/train qualified teachers in these fields.

(10) How many teaching positions have been discontinued in the last four years and can the Minister list the number of discontinued positions and the corresponding schools.

(11) Why have the positions referred to in part (10) not been filled.

Mr Barr: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

(1)

Employment level

Salary as at

1 July 2006

Salary as at

1 July 2007

Salary as at

1 July 2008

Salary as at

1 July 2009

Salary as at

1 July 2010

Classroom teacher

$43,073 –

$46,588 –

$48,219 –

$48,942 –

$51,178 –

$66,353

$71,767

$74,279

$75,393

$78,837

School leaders C and B

$77,237 –

$83,539 –

$86,463 –

$86,760 –

$90,412 –

$82,546

$89,282

$92,407

$93,793

$96,628

School leaders A

$82,546 –

$94,931 –

$98,254 –

$99,728 –

$102,742 –

$107,799

$116,595

$120,676

$136,143

$140,258

Administrative Services Officers

$19,904 –

$20,700 –

$21,528 –

$22,389 –

$22,389 –

$65,953

$68,591

$71,335

$74,188

$74,188

Senior Officers

$72,695 –

$75,603 –

$78,627 –

$81,772 –

$81,772 –

$99,755

$103,745

$107,895

$112,211

$112,211

School Assistants

$31,926 –

$33,203 –

$34,531 –

$35,912 –

$35,912 –

$39,246

$40,816

$42,449

$44,147

$44,147

Building Service Officers and General Service Officers

$33,173 –

$34,500 –

$35,880 –

$37,315 –

$37,315 –

$44,622

$46,407

$48,263

$50,194

$50,194

Health Professional Officers

$41,211 –

$42,859 –

$44,573 –

$47,051 –

$48,473 –

$66,387

$69,042

$71,084

$75,393

$77,672

Information Technology Officers

$46,153 –

$47,999 –

$49,919 –

$51,916 –

$51,916 –

$65,953

$68,591

$71,355

$74,188

$74,188

Senior Information Technology Officers

$72,695 –

$75,603 –

$78,627 –

$81,722 –

$81,722 –

$99,755

$103,745

$107,895

$112,211

$112,211

Professional Officers

$40,038 –

$41,640 –

$43,306 –

$45,038 –

$45,038 –

$65,953

$68,591

$71,335

$74,188

$74,188

Senior Professional Officers

$72,695 –

$75,603 –

$78,627 –

$81,722 –

$81,722 –

$99,755

$103,745

$107,895

$112,211

$112,211


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