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TextASub for Schools

Schools can advertise for a Substitute Teaching post by logging on to www.ippn.ie or by clicking this link

Circular 0031/2011 - available here - recommends TextASub as an effective means of sourcing fully-qualified primary teachers for substitute vacancies in your school.

To advertise for a substitute teacher you will need to agree to the following disclaimer:

I understand that TextaSub is not a recruitment facility. It is an advertising service which IPPN provides to facilitate the short-term recruitment of fully qualified, Teaching Council-registered primary school teachers. It is to be used for substitute vacancies of 24 weeks or less c.f. Governance Manual for Primary Schools 2015 – 2019 (Appendix D, Section 3.2).

I understand that IPPN and TextaSub are not responsible for the integrity of data provided by personnel registered with this service.

I understand that it is our (the school/employer) responsibility to verify the identity, qualifications and suitability of substitute teachers. In any case where there is doubt, substitute teachers must be required to provide the necessary evidence (1-6 below) for verification and suitability checking.

  1. A copy of their teaching qualification certificate
  2. Teaching Council registration number
  3. Vetting Disclosure (Circular 31/2016)
  4. Statutory Declaration Form & signed Form of Undertaking (Circular 31/2016)
  5. Photo identification e.g. driving licence or passport
  6. PPS Number
  7. Contact details of relevant recent employers for independent reference checking
To advertise for a Substitute Teaching post please click here