Provided that an employee prevented by sudden illness, injury or other emergency from attending their place of employment is not regarded as absent without authorization if the employee reports the absence as soon as practicable and provides satisfactory evidence that the absence was unavoidable.
Larger blocks of text may not come out too well. If the employee does not return to duty by the specified date their employment will automatically cease on the following day, or at the expiration of the relevant period specified below whichever is the later.
Don't be too intimidated at the idea of giving your teacher a letter asking for leave - these professionals see these sorts of requests all of the time.
This will make it easier for a teacher to determine whether or not to grant your leave. It is recommended that any correspondence with the employee be sent by registered mail.
This should include written notification to the employee at their last known address advising that their absence is unauthorised and that failure to report for duty or otherwise explain the absence by a specified date will result in the cessation of employment.
Continued absence from duty without approved leave may lead to cessation of employment. In general, people ask for leave due to illness as doctor's note may be needed for backupstress again, a doctor's or psychologist's note may be requireddeath in the family, or because they are planning a trip.
In considering reinstatement the principal must be satisfied that the person meets the relevant pre-employment requirements such as current registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching or a valid Working with Children Check.
If the principal is satisfied that the person had, in all the circumstances, reasonable grounds for being absent without authority the principal may reappoint the person to that school at the classification and salary level that employee held immediately prior to the cessation of employment.