Corrective Services Award Update
Corrective Services Teachers and Education Officers will receive a salary increase in the first full pay period commencing after 1 January 2020.
The new salary rates are:
|Table 1 - Salaries|
|2.5% from the first pay period commencing
on or after 1 January 2020
|Teacher and Correctional Education Officer|
|Senior Correctional Education Officer|
In addition, for Correctional Education Officers (CEOs) the band width (the range of hours within which they may work, record time and accrue credit for time worked) has been widened from 7.30am-9.00pm to 6.30am-9.00pm. For Teachers, the band width remains 7.30am-9.00pm. The new band width for CEOs matches the band width applicable to other Corrective Services employees who can similarly accrue time for flex leave under the Department’s Flexible Working Hours Agreement 2017.
For CEOs and Teachers, ordinary hours remain 35 hours per week Monday to Friday and core time remains 10.00am-3.00pm.
The new award was made on 19 December 2019 with the consent of the Federation’s Executive and will nominally expire on 31 December 2020.