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Info for Teachers

INTO/CPSMA Agreement, Staffing

Behaviour and Discipline
Codes of Behaviour, Suspension/Expulsion, Managing Children's Behaviour, Countering Bullying Behaviour, Assaults on Teachers

Boards of Management

2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, Pre-1996

DES Child Protection Procedures

Garda Vetting


Inspection and Induction
INTO Guide to Inspection in Primary Schools 2016, Evaluation of Schools and Teachers, Evaluation of Teachers, Probation, Induction and Droichead, Professional Code of Practice on Evaluation and Reporting, Section 13 (9) Appeals Procedure, School Self-Evaluation (SSE)

INTO Grants and Funding
Bursary Information, INTO Solidarity Fund

Leave of Absence
INTO Leave App, Sick Leave, Maternity/Paternity/Adoptive Leave, Assault Leave, Brief Absences, Parental Leave, Civil Partnership Legislation and Leave, Career Breaks, Secondments, Carer's Leave, Other Leave

Education Legislation, Education Act - Section 24.3, Education Act - Section 29, Employment Legislation, Other

Lunchtime Supervision

New Teachers
Salary, Substitute Work, INTO Advice and Guidance

Parent Teacher Relations
INTO/Management Complaints Procedure, DES Guidance to Parents RE Complaints, Parents' Associations, Home/School/Community Liaison Scheme, Parental Separation, Teachers and Court Cases


Contributions, Benefits, Calculation of Pension, Disability/Ill Health Retirement, InTouch Pension Articles, Spouses' & Childrens' Pension Scheme, Substitute Service, Service Abroad and Pension, Resignation, Notional Service

Posts of Responsibility
Circular 63/17

Pupil EnrolmentEnrolment, Promotion and Transfer of Pupils, Education (Admission to Schools) Act 2018

Pay Scales, Promoted Allowances, Academic and Other Allowances, Payment of Salary, Incremental Credit, Acting Up Allowance, Teachers' Children's Allowance, Fixed Term Teachers and Holiday Pay, Substitute Teachers

School Accommodation
General Information, Planning a School Project, School Accommodation Funding, School Design

School Funding
Capitation Grants, Ancillary Services Grants, ICT Grants, Broadband for Schools, Curriculum Implementation Grants, School Books Grant Scheme, Grants for Special Education, School Development Grant, School Transport Grant, Supervision Scheme

School Insurance
Boards of Management and Insurance, Teacher Indemnity, INTO Indemnity Policy, Accidents to Pupils/Employees, Outside School Hours, School Tours and Trips, Damage to Property, Supervision of Pupils, Consent Forms

School Leadership
Advice, Support and Information, Appointment of Principal Teachers, Role of the Principal, Release Time for Teaching Principals

School Transport and Ancillary Staff
Eligibility, School Transport for Children with Special Needs, Special Needs Assistants, Caretakers and Secretaries

School Year
Exceptional Closings, Closing for Elections, Closing in the Interests of Public Health, School Tours, Length of School Day, Standardisation of School Year, INTO Year Planner

Social Inclusion
Educational Disadvantage, Language Support, Intercultural Education

Special Education
Latest News, Special Education Conference 2017, Summary of DES Strategic Review of Special Education 2012-15, Circulars, Reports & Resources, Useful Contacts, NEPS, NCSE, Archive

Staffing for 2019/2020, Application Forms for Permanent Posts, School Leadership, Appointment of Fixed Term Teachers, Appointment of Substitute Teachers, Teachers Taking up their First Appointment, Job Share Teachers, Minimum Requirements for Employment as a Teacher, Part Time Teachers, Redeployment Panels, Special Education Posts, Seniority

Staff Relations
Working Together, Good Practice, Procedure to Address Staff Difficulties, Mediation, Bullying/Harassment Procedure, Grievance Procedure, Counselling, Sexual Harassment, Adult Bullying

Staff Representatives
New Online Support for INTO Staff Representatives

Taxation and PRSI
Income Tax & PAYE, Tax Credits, Tax/PRSI on First Appointment, Pay Related Social Insurance (PRSI), PRSI Contribution Categories, Widow's or Widower's (Contributory) Pension

Teacher Special Interest Groups
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Teachers' Group (LGBT), Retired Teachers' Association of Ireland, Separated Teachers' Support Group, Teachers' Musical Society

The Teaching Council