Sick Leave

Sick Leave for Teachers, Edition 2, Chapter 3.Sick Leave for Scheme for Teachers

Leave may be granted to teachers who are unable to attend work because of illness or injury.

For further information on the Sick Leave Scheme for Teachers please see Terms and Conditions of Employment for Registered Teachers in Recognised Prmary and Post Primary Schools at link:

Following the Public Service Sick Leave Review conducted by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER) and agreement of recommendations regarding Critical Illness Provisions (CIP) with the Public Service Associations,  the Sick Leave Scheme for teachers as published in Edition 2 of the “Terms and Conditions of Employment for Registered Teachers in Recognised Primary and Post Primary Schools” is to be revised with effect from 31st March, 2018Circular 0025/2018 details the changes to the Sick Leave Scheme.