Support staff employment conditions
Further information on employment conditions for certain support staff roles.
School administrative and support staff
Detailed statements of duties of school administrative and support staff and information regarding employment conditions such as working hours, pay and allowances, leave, and occupational health and safety, are detailed in the School Administrative and Support Staff Handbook (PDF 1900.4KB).
Most full time and part time permanent and temporary public servants, school administrative managers, school administrative officers, Aboriginal education officers, school learning support officers, general assistants, and farm assistants are eligible to salary package.
School support staff are employed under a range of awards .
Business managers in schools
Business manager positions are established under the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002. Conditions of employment are in accordance with the Crown Employees (Public Service Conditions of Employment) Award 2009.
Paraprofessionals in schools
Educational paraprofessionals are employed under the Teaching Service Act 1980. They are engaged in a temporary capacity and are paid during term time and non term time. They are expected to complete class preparation duties during non teaching weeks as planned with the classroom teacher.
Operational paraprofessionals are employed under the Education (School Administrative and Support Staff) Act 1987. They are engaged in a temporary capacity and are paid during term time and non term time. They are expected to complete preparation tasks during non-teaching weeks as planned with school staff.
Detailed information regarding the employment conditions of all paraprofessionals is available in Employment of Paraprofessionals in NSW Government Schools Guidelines (PDF 256.94KB).