Non-Teaching Staff

Retirement and Pensions Information for Non-Teaching Staff in Schools

This page is for certain non-teaching staff (caretakers, special needs assistants and clerical officers) in primary secondary, community and comprehensive schools. Pension Unit administers and processes retirement applications and provides statements of benefits for non-teaching staff who are members of the pension scheme and are paid salary through the payroll of the Department of Education and Skills.

General Information / FAQs

The links below provide general information on all aspects of the Pension Schemes for Caretakers and SNAs and a Query Form to complete and return to Pension Unit should you require more specific details.

General Information & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for SNAs and Caretakers

Comments and Suggestions

Use our Comment and Suggestion Form to tell us about the service you have received so far.

More detailed information leaflets and application forms are available under the relevant tabs.

Voluntary / Compulsory Retirement

Cost Neutral Early Retirement

Retirement on Medical Grounds

Death Benefits

Preserved Benefits

Notional Service Scheme

Estimate of Pension Benefits

Refund Of Contributions

Supplementary Pension

Making a payment to the Department

Transfer of Public Service Pension

Data Protection and your Pension

 Family Law