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  • Carer’s Leave

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

  • Applying for Pension

    Applying For A Pension Application forms for the payment of pension and lump sum are automatically forwarded by the Department of Education and Skills to teachers due to retire...

  • Part Time Teachers

    Circular 0061/2010 (pdf) The arrangements for the payment of part-time and whole-time fixed term registered teachers for the 2010/11 school year and subsequent years. Part Time Fixed Term Registered...

  • Job Sharing

    For comprehensive details of the job sharing scheme, refer to Chapter 8 of circular 54/2019, published 1 September 2019. Eligibility Job sharing options Duration Application Withdrawing from job sharing...

  • Temporary Re-assignment Scheme for Primary Teachers

    For comprehensive details of the temporary re-assignment scheme, refer to Chapter 9 of circular 54/2019, published 1 September 2019. Eligibility In order to be eligible to apply for the...

  • Release Time for Teaching Principals

    Circular 14/01 (PDF) sets out the original provisions in relation to release time for teaching principals in primary schools. The number of days to which teaching principals are entitled...

  • Countering Bullying Behaviour

    Anti- Bullying Procedures In September 2013, the DES published Anti-Bullying Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools, and the accompanying Circular 45/2013. The Procedures set out the approach which must...

  • Substitute Teachers

    Casual/Non-Casual Substitute Teachers There are two different types of substitute teacher: Casual Substitute: A casual substitute is a teacher who has worked less than 40 days in an academic...

  • Archive

    Archived December 2011 Language Support Posts 2011/12 Applications for support for the year 2011/2012 are to be made on the Form EAL 1/1112 . This form is also available...

  • Archive

    Archived December 2011 Language Support Posts 2011/12 Applications for support for the year 2011/2012 are to be made on the Form EAL 1/1112 . This form is also available...

  • Contributions

    Teachers In Service Prior To 1 January, 2013 A teacher is in pensionable employment if s/he is employed in a permanent, temporary, part-time or substitute capacity in a national...

  • General information on school accommodation

    While much progress has been made on modernising school buildings over the past number of years, INTO continues to stress that adequate investment needs to be maintained to compensate...

  • Active Circulars

    Circular 0036/2020 Recruitment of SNAs – supplementary assignment arrangements for the 2020/21 school year May 2020   Circular 0030/2020 Special Needs Assistant (SNA) Allocations for the 2020/21 School Year...

  • Active Circulars

    Active Circulars Circular 0030/2020 Special Needs Assistant (SNA) Allocations for the 2020/21 School Year for Mainstream Classes in Primary and Primary Schools April 2020 The following accompanying documentation can...

  • INTO/Management Complaints Procedure

    The INTO and Primary School Management reached agreement in 1993 on a procedure for dealing with complaints by parents against teachers. The purpose of this procedure is to facilitate...

  • Probation

    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 who have completed their...

  • Mediation

    Guidelines for staffs, the INTO and management on accessing the mediation service Introduction Positive staff relations are the key to a productive and satisfying working environment. In this regard,...

  • S.29 Appeals Procedures

    The Department of Education and Skills this afternoon has published Circular 0069/2020 in relation to the new arrangements and procedures for appeals under section 29 of the Education Act....

  • Evaluation of Schools and Teachers

    The following section contains information on the role of the Inspectorate in schools. The information provided is general in nature but links are provided to original documents and sources...

  • Staffing in Amalgamated Schools

    The method of determining the appointment and retention of teachers in amalgamated schools is the same as that which applies in mainstream national schools, i.e. the staffing complement of...