Top 5 FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to the questions we get asked the most here.

  • Frequently Asked Questions from Non-Permanent Teachers
    I am about to complete my second year-long fixed-term contract with the same employer. I have been covering for a teacher who was initially on maternity leave and who is now on career break. I have now completed two full... Read more
  • Frequently Asked Questions on Pension and Retirement
    FAQs on the Pensions Scheme for Teachers in Secondary, Community and Comprehensive Schools 1. Who is eligible for pension benefits under this Scheme? The following people are eligible to join the Secondary, Community and Comprehensive School Teachers Pension Scheme– (a) A... Read more
  • Frequently Asked Questions on CIDs
    I have had a number of fixed-term contracts – am I entitled to a CID That depends. To qualify for a CID you must meet all of the following criteria: 1. Be currently registered with the Teaching Council. 2. Be appropriately qualified... Read more
  • Reopening of Schools 2021/22
    Terms and Conditions (Q) Has the Department of Education committed to providing the necessary funding for reopening of schools? (Q) Has the Department of Education committed to providing the additional teaching posts to support social distancing requirements necessary for reopening... Read more
  • Leaving Certificate and Junior Certificate 2021
    Leaving Certificate and Junior Certificate 2021 Updated May 18th 2021 FAQs: (Q) Has the SEC published the payment arrangements for school appointed personnel for running the Leaving Certificate Examinations and SEC Accredited Grades?  (Q) Have the State Examination Commission published a Guide... Read more

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