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Job Sharing

Job Sharing Scheme for Teachers and Special Needs Assistants (SNAs)

The purpose of the Job-Sharing Scheme is to assist teachers and SNAs in combining work and personal responsibilities or choices. You may make an application to share a wholetime post on a 50:50 basis. The minimum period for which a job sharing arrangement may occur is one school year i.e. commencing on 1 September and ending on 31 August each year. For further information on job-sharing, please see the relevant circular below:

How to Apply

Teachers and Special Needs Assistants interested in a job-sharing position must submit an application to their employer (i.e. Board of Management/ Manager/ Education and Training Board) not later than the 1st March of each school year prior to the school year in which they propose to commence/continue the job-sharing arrangement.

Special Needs Assistants Applications for 2014/2015

While circular 0041/2014 is applicable for the 2014/2015 school year, the closing dates stated in the circular will not apply for that school year but all such arrangements must be returned on the Non Teaching Staff Appointment Position Form due back in the Non Teaching Staff Section of Payroll Division by the 27th June 2014.