PD-2008-0384-V02.0.1 States the department’s policy for the voluntary accreditation of teachers at Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher career stage and the maintenance of that accreditation to meet the requirements of the Teacher Accreditation Act 2004 and the Education Standards Authority Act 2013.
Last Updated 28/10/2019
Contact Director, Talent Management 0278143820
Document title Accreditation at Highly Accomplished Teacher and Lead Teacher Procedures (PDF 504.61 KB)
PD-2005-0165-V05.0.1 States the department’s policy for the mandatory accreditation of teachers at Proficient Teacher level and the maintenance of that accreditation to meet the requirements of the Teacher Accreditation Act 2004 and the Education Standards Authority Act 2013.
Last Updated 27/05/2020
Contact Teacher Talent Programs, Human Resources 0278143820
PD-2007-0367 The Department of Education’s policy for providing funding support to schools for eligible permanent and temporary beginning teachers.
Last Updated 21/05/2020
Contact Manager, Teacher Talent Programs, Human Resources (02) 7814 3820
PD-2005-0263-V02 This policy details how the department responds to allegations of a child protection nature made against employees.
Last Updated 21/08/2020
Contact Director, Systems and Practice 02 7814 3722
Document title Child protection, procedures for the Local Management of Less Serious Allegations against DET Employees (PDF 106.18 KB)
PD-2004-0020-V06.1.0 The Code of Conduct describes standards of professional conduct that promotes adherence to the department’s and NSW Public Sector’s values. It provides a framework for employees to support day to day ethical decision making.
Last Updated 12/07/2021
Contact Executive Director, Professional and Ethical Standards 0278143722
Document title Code of Conduct Procedures (PDF 431.75 KB)
Document title Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality Procedure (PDF 253.67 KB)
PD-2005-0096-V03.0.1 This policy provides for the payment of a Community Language Allowance to suitably qualified employees who have a basic level of competence in a language other than English.
Last Updated 14/04/2020
Contact EDConnect 1300323232
PD-2005-0275-V02 This policy outlines the relevant academic qualifications teachers and head teachers must meet when applying for an advertised head teacher position in high or central schools.
Last Updated 30/04/2020
Contact Senior Advisor, Teacher Approval, Human Resources (02) 7814 1851
PD-2006-0334-V03 Performance management and development provides a framework to value our staff, provides a working environment that acknowledges their contribution and builds capacity to ensure organisational effectiveness.
Last Updated 31/08/2020
Contact Teacher Talent Programs, Human Resources 0436 623 121
PD-2003-0007-V09.0.2 The policy sets out the principles of, and the requirements for, approval for private and secondary employment for all employees of the Department of Education, to ensure consistency across all sections of the department.
Last Updated 14/04/2021
Contact Refer to section 6
Document title Private and Secondary Employment Procedure (PDF 234.66 KB)
PD-2004-0017-V02 This policy provides direction for relevant and effective professional learning that supports teachers, leaders and non-teaching staff in their ongoing development which is critical to every student’s progress and achievement.
Last Updated 20/11/2020
Contact Director, Quality Teaching Practice
PD-2020-0473-V01.0.1 Members of the school counselling service are required to be certified against the Professional Practice Framework and maintain this certification.
Last Updated 27/01/2021
Contact Refer to section 6
Document title Professional Practice Framework (PDF 546.9 KB)
PD-2009-0388-V01 The Workforce Diversity Policy is a commitment by the department to create a workplace that is fair and inclusive and build a workforce which better reflects the diversity of our students, parents and the NSW community.
Last Updated 11/08/2020
Contact Lead, Disability Employment, Talent Management 02 7814 2479