About 7,800 people – teachers last year, teachers on leave, casual teachers or retirees – applied for roles in 24 hours. ELAA agreed on substantial improvements for teachers and educators, “recognizing the importance of maintaining and attracting quality staff and thus supporting the dedicated work of service providers at an early age.” The highlights of the 2016 negotiations the last time the agreement was reached, as found by the AEU, included an annual salary increase of 3 per cent, 15 days off for co-educators and pay parity with teachers at the higher level of early childhood teachers (representing an additional 13 per cent) and pay parity with teachers at the lower level of early childhood teachers (equivalent to 8 additional per cent). The VECTEA agreement is an important enterprise agreement that governs the sector sector of the Victorian community. AEU Viktorienne President Meredith Peace said that there are “always a lot of variables that need the number of teachers, and this will certainly be the case in 2021 with additional students as well as the additional support that some students will need given this year`s disruptions.” 2020 is the year in which we will begin negotiations for a new agreement establishing your remuneration and terms. “In a climate of general belt tightening, some schools may consider a number of staffing options, including reducing the number of hours available to part-time teachers, not replacing some outgoing teachers or limiting some school curricula. Catholic Education Melbourne Executive Director Jim Miles said he expects the number of teachers to be relatively stable by 2021. The full text of the agreement is available on the industrial agreements page on HRWeb. The ability of employers to address underperformance issues has been successfully negotiated by the ELAA, which ensures that employers can extend the trial period for workers to six months under the proposed agreement, which also allows the employer to formally manage benefit issues. “Rewards for teachers and general staff mean that schools must carry out orientation processes when introducing major changes, such as layoffs. Enterprise agreements will have similar clauses. Modern AwardsIn 2010, modern Awards replaced the old awards with lean and withdrawn conditions. Modern prices are not as comprehensive as the old awards, and although some conditions have been maintained, some have inevitably been lost.