Fixed Term Contracts

The terms agreed for the implementation of the Protection of Employees (Fixed Term Work) Act 2003, including Contracts of Indefinite Duration (CID), for primary or post-primary school authorities, are set out in the circulars below:

Post-Primary Teachers

Primary Teachers 

Appeal Process

A teacher has a right to appeal a decision if they are dissatisfied with a decision of the Board of Management not to award a CID, or to award a certain number of hours.

An appeal must be made to the teacher’s employer (Education and Training Boards or Board of Management) within 4 working weeks of the date of notification of the decision. The procedures are fully listed in the following circular:

Primary and Post Primary Teachers

Circular 0030/2018 – Adjudication Process