Probation/Post-Qualification Employment

This section of the website is for newly qualified teachers engaging in probation (Primary) or Post-qualification Employment (PQE - Post-Primary). NQTs engaging in the Droichead process should click here.

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Primary Schools

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Post Primary

OP1 Form

Application to complete probation in a primary school

Induction & Probation

Teaching Council's information on Induction and Probation


For NQTs in schools

Post-qualification Employment Information

Information for schools on Post-qualification Employment (PQE) for post-primary teachers


For NQTs in schools

Primary Schools and Post-Primary Schools

Release Time Information

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Release Time Form 

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Confirmation of School-based Professional Development 
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Transitionary Arrangements

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