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 10 August 2020) 
  • Frequently Asked Questions - School Council  (WORD)  (last updated 10 August 2020)

Operational Guidelines for School Local Payroll and casual employees

  • Casual Employment and Compensation Guidelines - School Local Payroll  (WORD) (last updated 25 September 2020) 

 Public Service

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

Employees can submit an application for COVID-19 related special paid leave through eduPay.

Leave Management Guidance

  • COVID-19 Leave Management Guidance  (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