Appendix 8

 

Payment of Salaries on Appointment, Resignation,

Retirement or Termination of Appointment

 

1.      (a)    A teacher with one academic year's service or more without break whose appointment terminates no earlier than the beginning of

 

(i)     the major school holidays, i.e. Christmas, Chinese New Year and Easter will be paid to the end of the school holidays;

 

(ii)    the Summer Vacation will be paid to the end of August.

 

(b)    A teacher with service of less than one academic year but more than 59 days whose appointment terminates no earlier than the beginning of

 

(i)     the major school holidays, i.e., Christmas, Chinese New Year and Easter will be paid to the end of the school holidays;

 

(ii)    the Summer Vacation will be paid to the end of July.

 

(c)    A teacher with service of 59 days or less shall be paid up to and including the last day of the performance of full duties.

 

(d)    A teacher who resigns from one aided school to take up a new appointment in another aided school on the commencement day of a new school year and without break in teaching service, will be paid by the school he leaves for the period up to and including the last day of performance of full duties in that school, and by the school to which he is newly appointed from the day following his last day of performance of full duties in the former school.

 

2.      In a newly-opened school the date of assumption of full duties shall normally be deemed to be the date of commencement of classes. The Permanent Secretary may approve, for purposes of grant, the appointment of staff who are required for essential preliminary planning of new schools in advance of the date of commencement of classes, and in the case of reprovisioned schools, he may approve the continued payment of the salaries of staff of the original school should the completion of the building be delayed beyond the scheduled date.