Third Level - Incremental Credit


Incremental Credit

Provision has been made for lecturers in employment before January 1st 2011 in circular letter CL IT 01/05 Conditions for Determining Starting Salary and for the Award of Increments on Appointment or Promotion to Permanent, Temporary Wholetime or Pro-Rata Part-Time Lecturing Positions in Institutes of Technology

Payment Dates
In Institutes of Technology, payment date is the last banking day of each month. Some Institutes make fortnightly or bimonthly payments.

In Institutes of Technology, increments are payable after one year’s service from 1st October, 1st January, 1st April or 1st July which follows the date of taking up duty. Appointments in October have the 1st October date. At third level, progress up the incremental scale depends on a Lecturer being fully qualified.

Night Work
At third level night work is regarded as a normal feature of College work. Timetabled hours after 6.00 p.m. are weighted by a factor of 1.5. Thus any lecturer who is timetabled as part of their hours after 6. 00 p.m. is credited with 1.5 hours for each hour timetabled.

Travelling Expenses

A lecturer is entitled to a refund of travelling expenses actually and necessarily incurred in the performance of his/her duties. All lecturers are entitled to travelling expenses equally and at the same agreed rates. In the case of public transport expenses shall normally be made at the standard rate. A lecturer may be allowed to use his/her own car in the performance of his/her duties. The rates are adjusted from time to time. If you agree to take students in your own car and you are involved in an accident, then any claim taken by a student will be against your own motor insurance and will not involve any liability on the part of the School/College or Institute of Technology.