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Schedule B - Casual Academic and English Language Teaching employee salaries

All casual hourly rates for casual academic and English Language Teaching employees shown in the casual rates tables below and adjusted by this Agreement, are derived from the applicable academic fortnightly rates (from Schedule A) using the following formula:

  • Casual hourly rate = (fortnightly salary/75 hours) + % loading

The appropriate academic fortnightly rates used are indicated within the heading of each table.

Note: The ‘75 hours’ from the formula (above) is used solely for the purposes of that calculation and is not intended to imply that a 75 hour fortnight is specified for academic employees.

Casual Academic employee salaries

The casual hourly rate calculation will also be used to calculate an hourly rate where academic employees are engaged to undertake academic work activities not covered by this Schedule, commensurate with their qualifications, subject matter expertise and experience as outlined in clause 13.4.3.4 in accordance with Schedule C.

Casual English Language Teaching employee Salaries

A casual English Language Teaching employee will be paid on the following basis:

  • one (1) hour of preparation/marking time for each hour of face to face teaching.
  • program preparation at the rate of half the number of contact hours in one (1) week.

This payment to be made once only in the first fortnightly salary claim for each course/session.

Employees on continuing and fixed-term appointments will be appointed to a Step on the salary scales with reference to qualifications and relevant experience. Employees with a doctoral qualification or equivalent standing will be appointed to Academic Level A, Step 6.

B.1 Lecturing

B.1.1 A casual Academic employee required to provide a formal lecture (or equivalent delivery through other than face-to-face teaching mode) of one (1) hour’s duration with directly associated non-contact duties in the nature of preparation, marking undertaken during the lecture and student consultation will be paid at a rate for each hour of lecture delivered, according to the following table:

B.1.2 Lectures

Minimum salary per hour of lecture delivered (rates based upon Academic Level B, Step 2)

Types of lecturing and associated working time assumed
As at
9/06/2018
As at
8/06/2019
As at
6/06/2020
As at
19/06/2021
   $  $  $  $
Basic lecture (1 hour of delivery and 2 hours associated working time) 185.77  189.48 193.27 197.14 
Developed lecture (1 hour of delivery and 3 hours associated working time)
247.69  252.65 257.70  262.85
Specialised lecture (1 hour of delivery and 4 hours)
309.61  315.81 322.12  328.57
Repeat lecture * (1 hour of delivery and 1 hour associated working time)
123.85 126.32 128.85  131.43 

* The hourly rate in a repeat lecture applies to a lecture in the same subject matter within a period of seven (7) days and any marking undertaken during the lecturer and student consultation.

B.2 Tutoring

A casual employee will be paid for each hour of formal tutoring (or equivalent delivery through other than face-to-face teaching mode) with directly associated non-contact duties in the nature of preparation, marking undertaken during the tutorial and student consultation, at a rate according to the following tables:

B.2.1 Tutorials
Minimum salary per hour of tutorial conducted (rates based on Academic Level A, Step 2)

Type of tutoring and associated working time assumed
At at
9/06/2018
As at
8/06/2019
As at
6/06/2020
As at
19/06/2021

$ $ $ $
Tutorial (1 hour of delivery and 2 hours associated working time) 134.02 136.70 139.43 142.22
Repeat tutorial * (1 hour of delivery and 1 hour associated working time)
 89.35  91.13 92.96 94.81

B.2.2 Tutorials (with course coordination or doctoral qualification)

Minimum salary per hour of tutorial conducted where the casual academic is required to carry out full course coordination duties as part of the employee’s normal duties, or who upon appointment holds or during appointment gains relevant doctoral qualification (rates based on Academic Level A, Step 6)

Type of tutoring and associated working time assumed
As at
9/06/2018
As at
8/06/2019
As at
6/06/2020
As at
19/06/2021
  $ $ $ $
Tutorial (1 hour of delivery and 2 hours associated working time)
159.24  162.42 165.67 168.99
Repeat tutorial * (1 hour of delivery and 1 hour associated working time)
106.16  108.28 110.45 112.66

* The hourly rate in a repeat tutorial applies to a tutorial in the same subject matter within a period of 7 days and any marking undertaken during the tutorial and student consultation.

B.2.3 Tutorial means any education delivery described as a tutorial in a program or course outline, or in an official timetable issued by the University.

B.3 Musical accompanying with special educational service

The rate for musical accompanying with special educational service will be:

B.3.1 Musical accompanying with special educational service

Minimum salary per hour of musical accompanying (rates are based on Academic Level A, Step 2)


As at
9/06/2018
As at
8/06/2019
As at
6/06/2020
As at
19/06/2021
  $
$ $
$
Musical accompanying (1 hour of delivery and 1 hour preparation time)
89.35 91.13 92.96 94.81

B.3.2 Musical accompanying with special educational service (with course coordination or doctoral qualification)

Minimum salary per hour of music accompanying where the casual Academic employee is required to carry out full course coordination duties as a part of the employee’s normal duties, or who on appointment holds or during appointment gains a relevant doctoral qualification (rates are based on Academic Level A, Step 6)

 
As at
9/06/2018
As at
8/06/2019
As at
6/06/2020
As at
19/06/2021
   $ $ $ $
Musical accompanying (1 hour of delivery and 1 hour preparation time)
106.16 108.28  110.45 112.66

B.3.3 Musical accompanying with special educational service means the provision of musical accompaniment to one (1) or more students or employees in the course of teaching by another academic employee in circumstances where the accompanist deploys educational expertise in repertoire development or expression for student concert or examination purposes, but does not include concert accompanying, vocal coaching or musical directing.

B.3.4 Musical coaching, repetiteurship, and accompanying other than with special educationalist services

Minimum salary per hour of musical coaching, repetiteurship, and accompanying other than with specialist educationalist services (rates are based on Academic Level A, Step 2 – ‘Other Required Academic Duties’)


As at
9/06/2018
As at
8/06/2019
As at
6/06/2020
As at
19/06/2021
   $  $  $  $
Musical coaching, repetiteurship, and accompanying other than with special educationalist services 44.67  45.57  46.48 47.41

B.4 Undergraduate Clinician education

For undergraduate clinician education the Academic employee will be paid for each hour of clinical education delivered, as well as either thirty (30) minutes or one (1)  hour of directly associated non-contact duties in the nature of preparation, marking undertaken during the clinical education session and student consultation for each hour of clinical education delivered, according to the following table:

B.4.1 Undergraduate Clinician education

Minimum salary per hour of Clinician education delivered (rates based on Academic Level A, Step 2)

Type of clinical education and associated working time assumed
As at
9/06/2018
As at
8/06/2019
As at
6/06/2020
As at
19/06/2021
   $  $  $  $
Little preparation required (1 hour of delivery and 30 minutes associated working time) 67.01 68.35 69.72 71.11
Normal preparation time (1 hour of delivery and 1 hour associated working time)
89.35  91.13  92.96 94.81

B.4.2 Undergraduate Clinician education (with course coordination or doctoral qualification)

Minimum salary per hour of clinical education conducted where the Academic employee is required to carry out full course coordination as part of the employee’s duties, or who on appointment holds or during appointment gains a relevant doctoral qualification (rates based on Academic Level A, Step 6).

Type of clinical education and associated working time assumed As at
9/06/2018
As at
8/06/2019
As at
6/06/2020
As at
19/06/2021
   $  $  $  $
Little preparation required (1 hour of delivery and 30 minutes associated working time) 79.62 81.21  82.84 84.49
Normal preparation time (1 hour of delivery and 1 hour associated working time)
106.16   108.28 110.45 112.66

B.4.3 Undergraduate Clinician education means the conduct of undergraduate nurse education in a clinical setting.

B.5 Marking

Except in the case of marking that is undertaken during a lecture, tutorial or clinical education session, all marking of student assessment will be paid at the prescribed marking rate according to the following table:

B.5.1 Type of marking

Minimum salary per hour of marking (rates based on Academic Level B, Step 2 for marking requiring judgement at that level, and Academic Level A, Step 2 for standard marking)

Type of marking
As at
9/06/2018
As at
8/06/2019
As at
6/06/2020
As at
19/06/2021

$ $  $  $
Standard marking
44.67  45.57 46.48 47.41
Marking as a supervising examiner or marking requiring significant academic judgement appropriate to Level B status.
61.92  63.16  64.42 65.71

B.5.2 Marking (with course coordination or doctoral qualification)

Minimum salary per hour of marking where the casual Academic employee is required to carry out full course coordination as part of the employee’s duties, or who on appointment holds or during appointment gains a relevant doctoral qualification. (rates based on Academic Level B, Step 2 for marking requiring judgement at that level, and Academic Level A, Step 6 for standard marking)

Type of marking
As at
9/06/2018
As at
8/06/2019
As at
6/06/2020
As at
19/06/2021

$  $  $  $
Standard marking
53.08 54.14 55.22 56.33
Marking as a supervising examiner requiring significant judgement appropriate to Level B status
61.92 63.16  64.42 65.71

B.6 English Language Teaching and other required academic duties

A casual employee required to perform any ‘other required’ academic duties:

B.6.1 English Language Teaching and other required academic duties

Minimum salary per hour of ‘Other Required’ academic duties’ (rates based on Academic Level A, Step 2)


As at
9/06/2018
As at
8/06/2019
As at
6/06/2020
As at
19/06/2021
   $  $  $  $
'Other Required' academic duties
44.67 45.57 46.48 47.41

B.6.2 ‘Other required’ Academic Activity as defined in B.6.3 (with course coordination or doctoral qualification)

Minimum salary per hour of ‘Other Required’ academic duties where the casual Academic employee is required to carry out full course coordination as part of the employee’s duties, or who on appointment holds or during appointment gains a relevant doctoral qualification or where the casual employee is undertaking Senior Demonstrator duties (rates based on Academic Level A, Step 6).


As at
9/10/2018
As at
8/06/2019
As at
6/06/2020
As at
19/06/2021
  $
$ $ $
'Other Required' academic duties 
53.08 54.14  55.22 56.33

B.6.3 For the purposes of this clause, English Language Teaching and other required’ academic duties will include work that the University requires the casual employee to perform and is work of the following nature:

  • English Language teaching;
  • the preparation for and conduct of practical classes, demonstrations, workshops, and student field excursions;
  • the preparation for and conduct of clinical sessions other than clinician education;
  • the preparation for and conduct of performance and visual art studio sessions;
  • development and updating of teaching and course materials such as the preparation of course guides, study and introductory books and reading lists and basic activities associated with course coordination;
  • development of assessment items including exams;
  • familiarisation with relevant academic policies and procedures;
  • consultation with students;
  • supervision;
  • attendance at departmental and or faculty meetings as required; and
  • attendance at any of the activities prescribed in Sections B1 – B4 as directed.

B.6.3 (a) The above list is not intended to be exhaustive, but is provided by way of examples and guidance.