Deferred salary scheme

a) The deferred salary scheme is a five year scheme whereby participants electing to join the scheme will defer part of their salary for the first four years of the scheme and will be paid the deferred salary in the fifth year (the deferred salary leave year).

b) The purpose of the scheme is to allow participants to take a year away from their position in the Department for professional development and renewal experiences such as industry experience, post graduate study, working in overseas education systems or other activities.

c) The deferred salary scheme applies to permanent teachers. Temporary and casual school teachers are not eligible to join the scheme.

d) The Deferred Salary Scheme Procedure can be accessed online.

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