Types & Rates

Membership Category Description Payment Method How to Join
Permanent Teachers serving in a full-time permanent or temporary (1 year or more) capacity. Monthly subscription at the rate of 0.55% deducted directly from salary by the Department of Education. Maximum payment per month is £15.29 (x12).

NB: A teacher working permanent part-time and doing some additional temporary work will only be paid once a month (on permanent teachers' pay date) and DE policy is to make only one INTO deduction in the payroll month from the permanent part-time job.

Download Application Form (pdf)
Substitute Teachers serving in a substitute (daily basis)/part-time capacity. Monthly subscription, based on the actual number of days worked per month, at the rate of 0.55%, deducted directly from salary by the Department of Education. Maximum payment per month is £18.35. (No payments July or August).
Substitute members who are in receipt of pension shall have the right to attend, speak and vote at branch meetings but not the right to contest branch, district or national elections or to act as delegates of the branch.
Download Application Form (pdf)
Voluntary Grammar:
Permanent/Full Time
Teachers serving in a permanent, temporary (1 year or more) capacity specifically in a voluntary grammar school. WEF SEPTEMBER 2019 – direct debits taken on the 28th (or next banking day of each month): £14.00 x 12. Download Application Form (pdf)
Voluntary Grammar:
Part Time/Substitute
Teachers serving in a substitute (daily basis)
capacity specifically in a voluntary grammar school.
Direct debits taken on the 28th (or next banking day of each month): £7 x 12. Download Application Form (pdf)
Newly Qualified Teachers Newly qualified teachers who have graduated within the last 12 months. FREE membership until the end of the following August post-graduation then as above for Permanent / Substitute as applicable. Download Application Form (pdf)
External Educational
Agencies
Teachers working in CCEA, CCMS, ELBs, RTU etc. Full/part-time membership paid as appropriate by agency directly to INTO. Please contact Northern Office for further details
Career Break For teachers on Career Break to retain membership of the INTO and ensure entitlement to the same services and benefits as ordinary members. £30 per annum by cheque to cover period from September 1 st to August 31st. (Payable to Irish National Teachers’  Organisation). Please contact Northern Office for further details
Unpaid Maternity Leave For teachers on unpaid maternity leave to retain membership of the INTO and ensure entitlement to the same services and benefits as ordinary members. £10 per month, with a maximum of £30 for 3-12 months. Please contact Northern Office for further details
Unpaid Sick Leave For teachers on unpaid sick leave to retain
membership of the INTO and ensure entitlement to the same services and benefits as ordinary members.
£10 per month, with a maximum of £30 for 3-12 months. Please contact Northern Office for further details
Associate Persons who were qualified teachers and members of the Organisation but who cease to be practising teachers may become associate members. Such members shall be centrally registered on payment of an annual subscription to be determined by the CEC (£40 for 12 months) and shall be entitled to receive the Organisation's journals.
They shall have no other rights.
£40 per annum by cheque. (Payable to Irish National Teachers’ Organisation). Please contact Northern Office to update your records
Honorary Teachers who have been members of a branch at the time of their retirement on pension may be nominated as honorary members after retirement with the right to attend and speak at meetings of the branch but they shall not have the right to vote or to act as officers or delegates of the branch. They shall receive the Organisation's journals.

They shall have no other rights.

The CEC shall determine what subscription shall be forwarded to central funds on their behalf (£40 for 12 months). Branch to notify Northern Office of successful nominations
Student Open to anyone who is training to be a teacher. Student membership is completely FREE. Download Application Form (pdf)