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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...

  • PRSI Contribution Categories

    Different rates of contribution apply to different categories of employment. Each rate of PRSI contribution is given a special code and is called a Contribution Class. Each contribution class...

  • Lunchtime Supervision

    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 With effect...

  • LGBT+ Teachers Rights

    The lived workplace experiences of LGBT+ teachers in Irish schools This docufilm features INTO LGBT+ members discussing their experiences in our schools. Its production was supported by a grant...

  • Adult Bullying

    There is currently no uniform definition of workplace bullying available. The INTO policy document Staff Relations: a Report on Adult Bullying in Schools (PDF) relies on the definition that...

  • 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...

  • Standardisation of School Year

    Circular 0005/2020 (PDF) Standardisation of the School Year in respect of Primary & Post-Primary Schools for the years 2020/21, 2021/22 and 2022/23 School Year 2020/21 October 2020 mid-term break...

  • 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...

  • INTO Principals’ and Deputy Principals’ Committee

  • 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...

  • Incremental Credit

    Teachers who are paid incremental salary by the Department of Education and Skills may apply for incremental credit for previous employment. Incremental credit may be awarded to qualified primary...

  • Acting Up Allowance

    There is provision for the payment of an ‘acting up’ allowance where a Principal or Deputy Principal is absent from school for a minimum period of 30 calendar days,...

  • 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...

  • Equality

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

  • 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...

  • Retirement Planning Seminars

    INTO Retirement Planning Webinar, 15 May 2020 Agenda Teacher Pension Schemes Eligibility for retirement Contributions How is pension and lump sum calculated Spouses and Children’s pension scheme Application procedures...