|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 gross salary by the Department of Education.
Minimum payment £11.06 per month Maximum payment £16.59 per month
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.
|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 gross salary by the Department of Education.
Maximum payment per month is £19.91 No payments July or August.
|Active Retired||Teachers in receipt of pension who continue to work.||Working on a regular basis:
Monthly subscription, based on the actual number of days worked per month, at the rate of 0.55%, deducted directly from gross salary by the Department of Education.
Maximum payment per month is £19.14 No payments July or August.
Not working / working on an irregular basis:
|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||JOIN ONLINE|
|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): £7.00 x 12||JOIN ONLINE|
|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.||JOIN ONLINE|
|Teachers working in EA, CCEA, CCMS etc.||Full/part-time membership paid as appropriate by agency directly to INTO.||JOIN ONLINE|
|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 online payment to cover period from September 1st to August 31st.||Follow the steps in our Guide to Submitting an Online Career Break Application (pdf)|
|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: email@example.com|
|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: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|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.
Current rate £40 for 12 months payable by the Branch.
|Branch to notify Northern Office of successful nominations|
|Student||Open to anyone who is training to be a teacher.||Student membership is completely FREE.||JOIN ONLINE|
Members, if you have not paid any subscriptions to INTO for four consecutive months your INTO membership will lapse.
You will receive an email from INTO Northern Office notifying you of the lapsing, seeking to clarify your circumstances and, where appropriate, seeking to reactivate your INTO membership.
Failure to respond to the email will result in automatic termination of your INTO membership.