Boards of Management Circulars from Department of Education and Skills Teachers

Circular 25/2013-Requirement for Teachers to Register with the Teaching Council

The purpose of this Circular is to–

  • Advise unregistered people who are employed in teaching posts in recognised schools and who have sufficient qualifications to be registered with the Teaching Council to APPLY IMMEDIATELY to the Council, as the registration process can take several months,
  • Explain the employment consequences for qualified and unqualified people employed in teaching posts in recognised schools who are unregistered on or after 1 November 2013,
  • Explain the approach to be taken to posts occupied by unregistered people who are not qualified, and
  • Provide guidance to Boards of Management and Vocational Education Committees regarding appointments to Oireachtas funded teaching posts in recognised schools, having regard to the 1 November 2013 commencement date for Section 30.

Read/Download circular 25/2013 here. (issued 15th March, 2013)

See also: all teachers must be registered with teaching council by 30th November, 2013.