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Jobkeeper Extended, how does it apply to long term Sessional Teachers?

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The Extended Jobkeeper is based on how many hours a person works for stating that less than 20 hours, a worker would get the lower payment. Sessional Teacher are only paid in contact hours(time in class) at a higher rate to compensate for the outside contact hours work that they do. For example, a teacher will only get paid 10 contact hours, even though the pay has covered for the 20+ hours they may have worked outside the contact hours in order to deliver those class hours, preparation, consultation, mark Assessments, etc.

 

How will this Extended Jobkeeper apply to long term Sessional Teachers?

 

Thank you.

 

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Hi @Phanda,

 

As these changes are still very new, the final details are yet to be fully worked out. This means that currently there are no specific guidelines on what ‘evidence’ people will be able to use to substantiate how they calculated the hours they worked when they do the calculations necessary to prove eligibility. This includes for situations like yours when additional time may be spent on activities not necessarily shown in standard documents such as payslips etc.

 

As soon as new information becomes available updates are made to both the ATO’s JobKeeper Payment and the Treasury’s JobKeeper extension pages, so it would be worth checking back regularly to see when that happens.

 

AlBar

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Former Community Support

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Hi @Phanda,

 

As these changes are still very new, the final details are yet to be fully worked out. This means that currently there are no specific guidelines on what ‘evidence’ people will be able to use to substantiate how they calculated the hours they worked when they do the calculations necessary to prove eligibility. This includes for situations like yours when additional time may be spent on activities not necessarily shown in standard documents such as payslips etc.

 

As soon as new information becomes available updates are made to both the ATO’s JobKeeper Payment and the Treasury’s JobKeeper extension pages, so it would be worth checking back regularly to see when that happens.

 

AlBar