Changes to the Career Break Scheme for the 2017/18 school year

Career Break Scheme 2017/2018

In response to issues raised relating to teacher supply, certain restrictions imposed in the Career Break Scheme will be suspended for the remainder of the 2017/18 school year. Schools may now employ teachers on Career Break to cover in a substitute capacity without the restrictions in Paragraph 5.1, of the (Career Break Scheme) of the Terms and Conditions of Employment for Registered Teachers in Recognised Primary and Post Primary Schools.

Please see Information Note: Changes to Career Break for 2017/2018 School Year