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College of Indigenous Futures, Education and the Arts

Payment information

The rate payable per pre-service teacher per day is $21.40. This rate may vary slightly in other states.

Please email payment requests InSchool placements.

Invoice details:

College of Education – InSchool

Charles Darwin University

PO Box 40146
Casuarina NT 0811

ABN 54 093 513 649

Ph (08) 8946 6602

Payment option 1 - School to invoice CDU

This is the preferred method for payment. A tax invoice (including all details and GST) and Commercial in Confidence form need to be submitted. The tax invoice must include the following information: 

  • the words 'tax invoice' must be present
  • invoice number
  • student name and ID
  • placement start and end dates
  • GST amount.

Download the Commercial in Confidence form (DOCX, 335 KB).

Please note: payments made using this method are processed within thirty days.

Payment option 2 - Payment direct to mentor teacher

Download the:

If shared mentoring, all mentors need to submit the Mentor Contract Payment form before processing. TFN declaration must accompany this form. 

Please note: payments made using this method usually take a minimum of 6-8 weeks for processing.

International schools

International schools may invoice CDU for mentor payment.

Please note: ABN is not required in this instance, but you must submit the following forms:

Bank transfers are made in $AUD.

Payment options for SA

Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) Schools must invoice CDU.

Claims for payment must be lodged through the DECD Practicum Claims Module that allows school/preschool staff to make direct claims to Shared Services after the supervised day(s) have been completed. The school will then need to invoice CDU, and a Commercial in Confidence form must be submitted. The Commercial-in-Confidence form only needs to be supplied once. Payments to mentors will be made via the DECD Payroll System. 

Please note: payments made using this method are processed within 30 days. The rate payable per preservice teacher per day is consistent with the standard rate outlined in the DECD enterprise bargaining agreement.