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  • Summer Programme 2021

    https://youtu.be/oQpgDjpn3vI Documents Resources to support the home and school-based Summer Programme 2021 School-Based Letter to Schools 20 May 2021 2021 Summer Programme for all Primary Schools – Overview Guidance...

  • School Attendance and Leave FAQs (September 2021)

    SECTION 1: Work and Attendance Will all teachers be returning to the school building at the start of the school year? Unless teachers are on approved leave or are...

  • Very High Risk and Pregnant Teachers FAQs

    In July the HSE published Education Sector Guidance on Employees in the COVID-19 Higher Risk Categories, including Pregnant Employees. On 11 August the Department of Education published Circular 0042/2021....

  • Croke Park Hours

    Additional time of one hour per week is provided for in the Agreement. How many hours in total is this per annum? The provisions of the Public Service Agreement...

  • Sick Leave

    For comprehensive details of the sick leave scheme, refer to Chapter One of circular 54/2019, published 1 September 2019. Sick Leave Podcast The INTO prepared the podcast below in...

  • Maternity Leave

    For comprehensive details of the maternity leave scheme, refer to Chapter Two of circular 54/2019, published 1 September 2019. Maternity leave scheme Permanent, CID-holding, fixed-term, and non-casual substitute teachers...

  • Job Sharing

    For comprehensive details of the job share scheme, refer to Chapter 8 of Circular 0054/2019, published 1 September 2019. Eligibility Job sharing options Duration Application Withdrawing from job sharing...

  • Grievance Procedure

    The following procedure for handling grievances in schools has been agreed between the INTO and the principal management bodies. The purpose of this procedure is to provide a mechanism...

  • Brief Absences

    Substitute cover for 2021/2022 school year In June 2021, the Department of Education published information note 18/2021, which provided additional subsitute cover for the 2021/22 school year for a...

  • Parental Leave

    For comprehensive details of parental leave, refer to Chapter 5 of circular 54/2019. What is parental leave? Parental leave is unpaid leave available to teachers for the purpose of...

  • Summary of Review of Special Education 2012 To Date

    Date Details 14 May 20 INTO News item: NCSE confirms SNA applications for an exceptional review request can be submitted without document but document can be supplied at a...

  • Probation, Induction and Droichead

    Post Qualification Professional Practice Teaching Council Registration To be eligible for appointment in a primary school a teacher must be registered with the Teaching Council. Newly qualified primary teachers...

  • Adoptive Leave

    For comprehensive details of Maternity Leave entitlements, refer to Chapter Four (PDF) of the DES publication Terms and Conditions for Registered Teachers in Recognised Primary and Post Primary schools...

  • Job Sharing

    For comprehensive details of the job sharing scheme, refer to Chapter 8 of DES Circular 0054/2019, published 1 September 2019. Eligibility Job sharing options Duration Application Withdrawing from job...

  • Carer’s Leave

    For comprehensive details of Carer’s Leave entitlements, refer to Chapter Six (PDF) of Department of Education circular 54/2019. Carer’s leave scheme Carer’s leave is a period of unpaid leave...

  • Career Breaks

    For comprehensive details of the career break scheme, refer Chapter Seven of circular 54/2019, published 1 September 2019. Eligibility Registered teachers that will have, at the end of the...

  • Bullying/Harassment Procedure

    The procedure set out below may be initiated in relation to any of the following circumstances, which may occur in the workplace or otherwise in the course of employment:...

  • INTO Resources

    To assist with preparing an Admission policy INTO has compiled some resources. All boards of management are required to draft a new admission policy in accordance with the requirements...

  • Pension Benefits

    The following sections apply to teachers in service prior to 1 January 2013 only. Teachers who commenced service on or after the 1st January 2013, or who have resumed...

  • Supplementary Panel

    Circular and application form The application deadline for the 2021/22 Supplementary Panel is 18 December 2020. Postal or email applications must be received by Allocations in the Department of...