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  • Supervision Payment

    Circular 33/2013 (PDF) Public Service Stability Agreement 2013 – 2016 (Haddington Road Agreement). Supervision Scheme in Primary Schools – June 2013 Compulsory Participation in the Supervision Scheme Participation in...

  • 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...

  • Evaluation of Teachers

    Circular 31/82 A District Inspector has independent responsibility for the inspection of the schools in her/his district and for the assessment of the work of the teachers, under the...

  • Working Together

    Working Together: Procedures and Policies for Positive Staff Relations (2000) In 2000, INTO and Management agreed a document entitled Working Together – Procedures and Policies for Positive Staff Relations...

  • LGBT+ Teachers Rights

    Many LGBT+ teachers feel that they cannot be open about their sexuality and gender identity in our schools. Many LGBT+ teachers feel that they may be discriminated against on...

  • Equality

    Equal Opportunities (equality legislation) INTO Equality Committee INTO Equality Conference LGBT+ Teachers Rights Religious Ethos and Equality Reproductive Health Related Matters...

  • Service Abroad

    Teaching Service Abroad Teaching service abroad which is recognised for the purpose of paying additional increments on the salary scale is not recognised for pension purposes, since no contributions...

  • School Self-Evaluation

    Circular 16/2018 (PDF) clarifies how schools should re-engage with school self-evaluation. The circular amends Circular 39/2016. Circular 16/2018 requires schools to select one or two curricular areas or aspects...

  • INTO Principals’ and Deputy Principals’ Committee

  • Main Panel

    Panel updates can be found on the DES website. View the latest panel information here. Members should also check the website of their relevant patron body for up to...

  • Newly Qualified Teachers

    Teachers Taking Up Their First Appointment Teachers taking up appointment in a temporary or permanent capacity will be required to fill out a Teacher Appointment Form in conjunction with...

  • Advice, Support and Information

    Good quality, reliable information is available to school leaders through this website, InTouch magazine, the weekly E-newsletter (every Tuesday during term-time – subscribe here), the INTO Diary, through our...

  • Funding

    Capital Works In National Schools Capital grants are paid towards the provision of new buildings and major renovations. Major capital works in national schools are carried out in accordance...

  • Application Forms for Teaching Posts

    The INTO, CPSMA, Church of Ireland Board of Education and the Department of Education and Skills have reached agreement in relation to a standard application form for primary teaching...

  • The Teaching Council

    Registration It a requirement for teachers to register with the Teaching Council in order to be paid salary by the State. If a teacher does not renew registration on...

  • Tax Credits

    Taxpayers are allowed a portion of their salary free of deductions from income tax. The amount of each individual’s tax credits varies depending on the number of allowances/reliefs s/he...

  • Closing in the Interests of Public Health

    When the closing of a school is deemed necessary in the interests of public health, the written recommendation of the Medical Officer of Health should be obtained by the...

  • School Tours

    Schools may be closed for one day in the school year for the purpose of an educational tour with the permission of the board of management. At least 25%...