COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

The Department has prepared information to assist principals and managers in responding to employment related issues arising from COVID-19.

Teaching Service

Frequently asked questions for teaching service and school council employees can be accessed below

  • Frequently Asked Questions - Teaching Service  (WORD)   (last updated 23 June 2020) 
  • Frequently Asked Questions - School Council  (WORD)  (last updated 23 June 2020)

Operational Guidelines for School Local Payroll and casual employees

  • Casual Employment during Term 2 - School Local Payroll  (WORD) (last updated 4 May 2020) 

 Public Service

Information for Public Service staff can be found on the Coronavirus Disease guidance note page below:

​Employees wishing to make an application for special paid leave as a result of COVID-19  are to use the following special leave application form

  • Special Paid Leave - COVID-19   (WORD)

For up to date advice and information regarding COVID-19 or where urgent action is required see the Department’s Coronavirus Advice page:

Working remotely and recruitment