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Job Sharing

Job Sharing Scheme for Teachers

The purpose of the Job Sharing Scheme is to assist teachers 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 the Job Sharing Scheme for Teachers please see Terms and Conditions of Employment for Registered Teachers in Recognised Primary and Post Primary Schools, at link:

How to Apply

Teachers interested in a job sharing position must submit an application to their employer not later than the 1st of February of each school year prior to the school year in which they propose to commence/continue a job sharing arrangement.