Special Leave for teachers who are members of Voluntary Search and Rescue Organisations and are called-out on a Search and Rescue Operation

By piofficer, Thursday, 10th January 2019 | 0 comments

The purpose of Circular 01/2019 is to inform managerial authorities and teachers of leave arrangements which may be approved by employers with effect from 1 January 2019 for teachers who are members of a voluntary search and rescue organisation and are called-out on a search and rescue operation. The leave entitlement under this Circular will be subject to review over the 2018/19 and 2019/20 school years. 
 

In order to avail of leave under this Circular, the teacher must be a member of one of the following voluntary search and rescue organisations:

  • Irish Coast Guard
  • Royal National Lifeboat Institution
  • Community Inshore Rescue Service
  • Irish Water Safety
  • Mountain Rescue Ireland

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