The online service provides instant answers to members leave-related queries in an easy-to-use format on desktop and mobile. It includes calculators for sick leave & maternity leave, FAQs and more
This scheme is separate from the illness leave scheme. Read advice on dealing with assaults and violence at school.
The term ‘brief absences’ encompasses short-term occasional absences sanctioned for teachers during the school year.
A secondment is when a teacher is temporarily released from their teaching post to work with another organisation/body, doing work that is beneficial to the educational system.
Registered teachers that have completed at least twelve months continuous service with the same employer are eligible to apply for career break.
Permanent, CID-holding, fixed-term, and non-casual substitute teachers will have access to paid sick leave under the public service sick leave scheme.
Carer’s leave is a period of unpaid leave for a teacher to look after someone in need of full-time care.
Parental leave is unpaid leave available to teachers for the purpose of caring for children.
Parent’s Leave is a statutory entitlement to seven additional weeks of leave available to both parents of children born on or after 1 November 2019, which must be taken within the first two years after birth.
Maternity / Adoptive / Paternity Leave
Find out all about your entitlements while on maternity, adoptive or paternity leave and how to apply for each scheme.