Application for Retirement Benefits

Where the weight of medical evidence suggests that a teacher may no longer have the health or physical capacity for employment as a teacher or where a teacher’s attendance at work is such as to question whether he/she is capable of providing regular and sustained service, application for termination of employment on the grounds of ill-health may be made.

TNC 2013/1: Termination of Employment of Teachers on the Grounds of Ill-Health (pdf)
Application form TP5 should be used to apply for ill-health retirement benefits. This form should be completed at least 4 months before the proposed date of retirement:

Application for Ill-Health Retirement Pension (TP5) (pdf)