Part-Time Teachers FAQ

‘RPT’ appointment (Regular Part Time)

Individuals with an RPT appointment are paid directly via the Department’s payroll.

Calculation of salary for part time primary teacher teacher with an RPT Contract

Salary is calculated by taking your point on the common basic salary scale plus any allowances payable to you, dividing it by 26.09 to get the fortnightly rate and then divide it by 25 and multiplying it by the number of hours you are working to get your personal rate of pay.

Payment for July and August for a part time primary school teacher on an RPT Contract

The arrangements are outlined in the following circular;

Circular 0061/2010 titled Arrangements for the Payment of Part Time and Whole Time Fixed Term teachers employed in primary schools for the 2010/2011 School year and subsequent years.

Increased or reduced hours for a part time primary school teacher on an RPT Contract

The arrangements are outlined in circular 61/2010 below:

Circular 0061/2010 titled Arrangements for the Payment of Part Time and Whole Time Fixed Term teachers employed in primary schools for the 2010/2011 School year and subsequent years.

'CNCA' (Casual / Non Casual appointment) Salary Payments

Individuals with a CNCA appointment are paid via the Online Claims System. You are classified as CNCA if you commence employment as a part time teacher after the first working day in November.

Variation of salary on a fortnightly basis

Salary will vary on a fortnightly basis for two reasons:

  • the number of hours are either reduced or increased on a fortnightly basis
  • you are being paid for both casual and non casual hours in the one fortnight.

Payment for days / hours on a 'CNCA' (Casual / Non Casual appointment)

The Department processes the payroll on a fortnightly basis. The dates of payment are displayed on your pay slip.

Payment via the OLCS on a fortnightly basis

If you were due payment you should contact the school as nonpayment would be an indication that your appointments were not processed through the OLCS prior to the closure of the payroll.

'CNCA' (Casual / Non Casual appointment) in Primary Schools

Individuals with a CNCA appointment are paid via the Online Claims System. You are classified as CNCA if you commence employment as a part time teacher after the first working day in November.

Calculation of salary for part time primary school teacher with a 'CNCA' (Casual / Non Casual appointment) paid via the OLCS

Salary is calculated on the basis of your annual basic pay plus your qualification allowance divided by 915 hours for your hourly rate.

Payment for July and August for a part time primary school teacher on a 'CNCA' (Casual / Non Casual appointment) paid by the OLCS

Part time teachers on this 'CNCA' (Casual / Non Casual appointment) are not paid for July or August.

School claiming hours for part time primary school on a 'CNCA' (Casual / Non Casual appointment) contract

Hours are input to OLCS by the school. You should contact the school to provide you with a printout of what claims were processed for each payroll.

'CNCA' (Casual / Non Casual appointment) Post Primary Teachers

Incremental scale for Casual or Non Casual post-primary teacher

In order to progress up the incremental scale a Casual or Non Casual teacher requires a combination of 600 casual and non-casual hours.

Casual or Non Casual service for Incremental Credit

All qualified non casual service is deemed to be incremental.

Calculation of salary for Post Primary Casual / Non Casual Teacher

Qualified casual salary is calculated by multiplying the hours worked by the qualified hourly rate applicable at the time.

Unqualified casual salary is calculated by multiplying the hours worked by unqualified hourly rate applicable at the time.

Post-primary non casual salary for teachers appointed post 2011 is calculated by totaling the annual rate and then dividing by 735 hours and multiplying by the number of hours worked.

It should be noted that if a teacher is working both casual and non casual hours both rates will be applied to casual service less than 150 hours