Section 42 of the
Teacher Registration Act 2012 (Act) requires employers of registered teachers to notify the Board, of any investigation (even if not completed), where the employer is of the opinion that there was reason to believe that a teacher has engaged in serious misconduct or has been seriously incompetent, that results in a teacher:
- being suspended at the educational venue; or
- being dismissed from teaching at the educational venue; or
- resigning from the educational venue; or
- no longer teaching at, or being moved from the educational venue.
Notifications must be given within 30 days after the teacher was suspended, dismissed or ceased teaching at the educational venue. Failure to comply may incur a penalty of $5000.
Notifications are to contain the following information:
Section 42 notice from employer
For further information, please refer to the Employer obligations: Notifying the Board information sheet or contact the Assistant Director, Investigations and Compliance on (08) 9230 0601 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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