Paramedical and Interpreter Staff Salaries (Reference 19)
Paramedical and Interpreter Staff funding is allocated to deaf facilities with secondary enrolments. The funding is inclusive of on costs (11% superannuation and 5.35% payroll tax), 1.35% leave loading, plus 1.5% for short-term relief costs.
Schools with the following campus types with secondary enrolments are eligible for Interpreter funding at a campus level:
*Deaf campuses must be attached to a primary, secondary or primary/secondary combined school.
Funding is calculated at the Indicative, Confirmed and Revised cycles. Funding is allocated as credit funding.
Funding is allocated based on enrolments and resourcing model for deaf facilities.
Deaf schools with secondary enrolments are funded at a rate of 1 FTEfor every 6 enrolments.
For example: A school with 8 secondary enrolments will be funded for 8 secondary enrolments divided by 6 FTE = (8/6) = 1.33 FTE (rounded).
Reviewed 02 January 2023