Unpaid Leave

Unpaid Leave for Teachers for Teachers employed in recognised primary and post primary schools

Unpaid Leave may be granted in exceptional circumstances where the employer is satisfied that there is a compelling obligation involving absence from duty. The maximum amount of Unpaid Leave which may be taken in one school year is 10 school days.

For further information, please refer to Unpaid Leave contained in Circular 0054/2019 titled ”Leave Schemes for Registered Teachers employed in Recognised Primary and Post Primary Schools”.

How to Apply

A teacher must complete the Application Form at Appendix A and submit it to his/her employer at least 6 weeks prior to the planned commencement date.