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Ulster Teachers’ Union

BRIEF ABSENCES (not exceeding 3 days)

 

SICKNESS ABSENCE

TEACHER ATTENDANCE PROCEDURE - TNC 2008/2

https://www.deni.gov.uk/sites/default/files/publications/de/tnc-2008-2-teacher-attendance-procedure.pdf 

 

All sick absences must be certified.

  • 1 – 7 days sick leave: Self certificate (CCU67/SC1) is required.
  • 8 days onwards: Medical certificate (from doctor) is required.

Sick leave/pay

A teacher’s entitlement to sick leave/pay depends on the number of years’ service they have completed and the number of days they have been absent owing to illness in the current year, which ends on the 31 March.

Length of service

Work days at full pay rate

Work days at half pay rate

Less than 4 months

25

0

4 months to 1 year

25

50

2nd year

50

50

3rd year

75

75

4th year

100

100

 

 

THRESHOLD ARRANGEMENTS

THRESHOLD ARRANGEMENTS- To find out more about the Threshold Arrangements for 2015/2016, follow this link to the DENI website https://www.deni.gov.uk/publications/threshold-arrangements

 

UPPER PAY SCALE PROGRESSION

UPPER PAY SCALE (UPS) PROGRESSION - Information and guidance outlining the Upper Pay Scale progression arrangements from September 2015 can be found by following this link to the DENI website https://www.deni.gov.uk/publications/upper-pay-scale-ups-progression

 

MATERNITY/PATERNITY/ADOPTION LEAVE

Follow these links to the Department of Education website and the latest circular for Maternity, Paternity, Adoption and Shared Parental Leave schemes

 

 

 

 

 

FLEXIBLE WORKING

FLEXIBLE WORKING SCHEME – TNC 2009/6 - This Scheme sets out the criteria and procedure to request flexible working arrangements. https://www.deni.gov.uk/sites/default/files/publications/de/TNC-2009-6-flexible-working-scheme.pdf

 

JOB SHARE SCHEME

JOB SHARE SCHEME FOR TEACHERS – TNC 2009/4 - This document defines the policy which applies to job sharing arrangements for teachers, including principals and vice principals in schools. https://www.deni.gov.uk/sites/default/files/publications/de/tnc-2009-4-job-share-scheme-for-teachers.pdf

 

TEMPORARY VARIATION IN CONTRACT

TEMPORARY VARIATION OF CONTRACT - TNC 2009/7 - This document explains the procedure for a temporary variation of contract and includes an application form. https://www.deni.gov.uk/sites/default/files/publications/de/tnc-2009-7-temporary-variation-of-contract.pdf