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Breaks/Leave

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The Department has consolidated seven areas of Terms and Conditions of Employment for registered teachers as follows:

  • Sick Leave Scheme
  • Maternity Protection Entitlements
  • Adoptive Leave Entitlements
  • Career Break Scheme
  • Job Sharing Scheme
  • Parental Leave Entitlements
  • Unpaid Leave                                                         

These are now published in the form of an electronic book which supersedes existing circulars in relation to the aforementioned leave types.

Teachers and Special Needs Assistants (SNAs)

The Terms and Conditions Section of the Department regulates the employment terms and conditions governing teachers and special needs assistants employed in recognised primary and post primary schools. This section also regulates and monitors statutory and non-statutory leave entitlements for teachers and special needs assistants.

Service Information

Choose from the items in the table below for information on the relevant Breaks/Leave:

Adoptive Leave
Assault Leave
Brief Absences
Career Break
Carers Leave
Job Sharing
Maternity Leave
Paternity Leave
Parental Leave
Personal Days
Extra Personal Vacation Days
Sick Leave
Unpaid Leave