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Pay rates

Schools and preschools

These documents summarise the current rates of pay for Education and Children's Services Act staff:

Public Sector Act employees

Trainees, cadets and apprentices

Cadets are employed under an appropriate award and paid according to the level of their duties.

For example, an IT technician working in a school would be paid under the School Service Officers (government schools) Award and, because of their level of responsibility, be paid as an SSO2.

Enterprise agreements

Pay requirements for new employees

Before starting employment, complete the following forms and forward to Shared Services SA to ensure timely payment. These include:

To change your bank account details or taxation arrangements, submit new copies of the forms to Shared Services SA.


Super SA

Superannuation is automatically paid into Super SA which is the default superfund for all South Australian public sector employees. No action is required by employees.

Contact Super SA for more information.

Choice of superannuation fund

Since 30 November 2022, public sector employees have the option to choose a superannuation fund. To select your own valid superannuation fund, you need to complete a Fund Selection Notice (PDF 279KB) and email it to Education.HR@sa.gov.au.

Employee Information Kiosk

The Employee Information Kiosk (EIK) (staff login required) allows staff to access pay and other relevant information about themselves and their employment in the department.

The kiosk can be accessed from any location via login and allows you to:

  • access your payment summary (previously known as a group certificate)
  • produce a statement of service and estimate long service leave payments
  • access and print copies of payslips and payment summaries
  • view and update:
    • personal details, such as addresses and emergency contacts
    • qualifications
    • subjects and major functions (where applicable)
  • view:
    • pay information
    • booked leave, claims and leave entitlements
    • work rosters (where applicable).

Accessing the Employee Information Kiosk

Your access to the Employee Information Kiosk (EIK) will be allocated and approved after the scheduling for your first day of working in a department site has been processed.

Payroll, Shared Services

Phone: 8462 1333
EmailEDUPayrollDoc [at] sa.gov.au