Temporary Re-Assignment - Primary Teachers

Temporary Re-Assignment Scheme for Primary Teachers employed in recognised primary schools

The Temporary Re-Assignment Scheme for Primary Teachers is to facilitate an arrangement between two eligible teachers, with the approval of their respective employers, whereby they may apply for temporary re-assignment to a different school for educational purposes. The minimum period of temporary re-assignment under this Scheme is one school year and the maximum is three school years.

For further information, please refer to the Temporary Re-Assignment Scheme for Primary Teachers 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, on an annual basis, the Application Form at Appendix A and submit it to his/her employer as early as possible, but not later than the 1st February prior to the commencement of the school year in which he/she proposes to commence or (in the case of a teacher wishing to extend an existing arrangement) continue the temporary re-assignment.

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Address: Department of Education and Skills, Teacher/SNA Terms and Conditions Section, Cornamaddy, Athlone, County Westmeath, N37 X659

Phone: (090) 648 3734