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Latest Circulars

ID Title Download
0049/2016 Post-1 January 2011 New Entrant Special Needs Assistant... 
            download Post-1 January 2011 New Entrant Special Needs Assistants – Recognition of Previous Public Service in another EU Member State
0047/2016 Direct entry (recruitment) grades (other than Teachers ... 
            download Direct entry (recruitment) grades (other than Teachers & SNAs) in the Education Sector (Post 1 January 2011 Entrants) - Recognition of Previous Public Service in another EU Member State
0046/2016 Home Tuition Grant Scheme 2016/2017 - Special Education... 
            download Home Tuition Grant Scheme 2016/2017 - Special Education Component
0045/2016 Public Service Stability Agreement 2013 – 2018 (Hadding... 
            download Public Service Stability Agreement 2013 – 2018 (Haddington Road Agreement/ Lansdowne Road Agreement) and the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Acts 2013 and 2015 - Teachers
0044/2016 Flexile Working Arrangements (FWA) Re-introduction on a... 
            download Flexile Working Arrangements (FWA) Re-introduction on a 6 month pilot basis of 1.5 days flexi leave in any flexi period, in respect of Staff other than Teachers and SNAs employed by ETBs.

Latest Forms

ID Title Download
Re-Appointment Re-Appointment Form of Post Primary Teachers (2016/2017... 
            download Re-Appointment Form of Post Primary Teachers (2016/2017)
Appointment Appointment Form of Post Primary Teachers (2016/2017) -... 
            download Appointment Form of Post Primary Teachers (2016/2017) - EXCEL Form Only
Appointment Appointment Form of Post Primary Teachers (2016/2017) -... 
            download Appointment Form of Post Primary Teachers (2016/2017) - Form and Information Note
Re-Appointment Re-Appointment Form of Post Primary Teachers (2016/2017... 
            download Re-Appointment Form of Post Primary Teachers (2016/2017) - EXCEL Form Only
Appointment Appointment and Re-appointment of Primary Teachers 2016... 
            download Appointment and Re-appointment of Primary Teachers 2016/2017 (Includes Information Note)