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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.