SALARY & UNDERSTANDING YOUR PAY ADVICE
An explanation for your pay advice:
CLICK HERE for the salary grids that reflect the salary increases in the six-year collective agreement (July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2019) between the BCTF and BCPSEA: 2.0%, effective September 1, 2014; 1.25%, effective January 1, 2015; 0.45% ESD effective May 1, 2016; 1.0%, effective July 1, 2016,0.35% ESD effective May 1, 2017, 0.5%, effective July 1, 2017; 1% and 0.4% ESD effective May 1, 2018; and 0.5% effective July 1, 2018
Teacher Qualification Service (TQS)
The TQS is the agency responsible for determining your salary category based on your qualifications.
Information regarding Teacher Salary
Click here for package that includes information about how your salary is determined upon being hired at the Vancouver Board of Education (VBE). In addition, this package explains how you would go about upgrading your salary level after you have taken additional courses.
TTOC Pay Rate
ARTICLE B.2.6 TEACHER TEACHING ON CALL PAY (2014-2019)
1. Rate of Pay:
a. An Employee who is employed as a teacher teaching on call shall be paid 1/189 of his/her category classification and experience, to a maximum of the rate at Category 5 Step 7, for each full day worked.
b. Effective July 1, 2016, an Employee who is employed as a teacher teaching on call shall be paid 1/189 of his/her category classification and experience to a maximum of the rate at Category 5 Step 8, for each full day worked.
Understanding Your Pay
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- CPP and E.I. (~4.95 + 1.88% of salary respectively) – automatic deductions according to government regulations
- SUPN TCH – below YMPE ($53,600) 12.5% of salary, max. $2,544.30 – Pension contribution required by all teachers and TOCs.
- BCTF (1.3% for TOC’s) and Dues (VSTA 0.73%) – automatic deductions required by the collective agreement for all teachers and TOC’s for Union dues (BCTF and VSTA – Vancouver Secondary Local of BCTF).
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