Staffing and Redeployment Panels

5th Feb 2018

Staffing Schedule 2018/2019

The DES has published Circular 10/2018 which is the Staffing Schedule for the 2018/2019 school year.  

Schools should ensure to notify the panel operator of any impending permanent or fixed term vacancy in

your school for September 2018 before Friday 23rd February 2018.

Other work to be completed by 23rd February:

Special Education Teacher Post (Shared) 2018/2019  (Appendix D) to be completed and returned to DES.

- Schools that have surplus permanent/CID holding teachers must complete the Main Redeployment Application

form Appendix E) to be completed

- Schools that awarded CIDs to teachers for the 2017/2018 school year must complete the CID Declaration form

(Appendix G) and return this to Primary Allocations in the DES.

- Schools with teachers that may qualify for a CID at the commencement of the 2018/2019 school year should

complete Form CIDApp (18/19) (Appendix H) and return it to the DES.

- Appeal to the Staffing Appeals Board (Appendix F) -  the first sitting of the Appeals Board will be held in March


Other important dates to note:

- Main Redeployment panels are due to be published at the end of March.

- Closing date for schools to apply for a Developing Schools Post is 14th March 2017. Schools should ensure that

the complete the Application for Developing School Post form and submit it to the DES by this deadline.

SET post cluster arrangements 

Schools that are in existing cluster arrangement (agreed for the 2017/2018 school year) do not need to notify the

Department as these clusters will remain in place for 2018/2019. 

Schools with part-time hours may enter into a cluster arrangement to achieve a full-time permanent post (25 hours) through sharing arrangements with other schools. The base school in the cluster should submit Appendix D to primary Allocations in the DES before Friday 23rd February 2018.

Filling a Provisionally Approved Posts  (Developing Schools Posts, Appeals etc)

Please note that the only circumstances in which permanent posts (Developing School Post, perm post approved

under the staffing criterion for small schools, alleviating pressure on class sizes at infant level, temporary EAL

approved under staffing appeals criterion) can be filled on a permanent basis from 1st September 2018 is if the post

is being filled by a permanent/CID holding teacher who is due to be redeployed through the Main Panel but is being

retained in one of the posts above. 

These posts cannot be filled on a permanent basis by teachers in the Supplementary Panel unless notified that the post is not required for the redeployment of a permanent/CID holding teacher. Schools that are given provisional approval for one of the teaching posts above may only fill these post(s) on a temporary basis up to Friday 26th October 2018. It is important that this arrangement is reflected in the terms of the fixed-term contract. 

Supplementary Panel 2018/2019 School Year

Circular 68/2017 sets out the arrangements for access to the supplementary redployment panels for the 2018/2018 school year for eligible primary tecahers in fixed term/temporary positions and part time positions in recognised primary schools.

Tecahers wishing to be considered for the 2018/2019 Supplementary Panel must have returned thier complted application to Primary Allocations in the Deapartment of Education and Skills on or before Friday 8th Decemeber 2017.

Information for teachers who have redeployment panel rights but are currently teaching in a school outside of the Educate Together network.

The deadline for the submission of applications was Thursday 25th January 2018. No further applications will be accepted.

Transfers to the Educate Together panel is completely at the discretion of Educate Together.



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