Northern Ireland Substitute Teacher Register

Welcome to the Northern Ireland Substitute Teacher Register (NISTR) information website.

The NISTR solution is currently unavailable.

To support the data migration and cutover between the old and new NISTR solution, there will be no NISTR provision from:

  • 23.59pm 3rd August – 12.00pm 15th August (for Supply Teachers) and from,
  • 23.59pm 3rd August – 12.00pm 22nd August (for School Users/ EA Service Users)

During this time, the solution will be unavailable to process bookings or to complete user registration. Relevant data including new bookings will be transferred from the old to the new system.  

Latest Site Updates

  • 08 August 2022

    Online training sessions for the new NISTR solution are now available to book. These sessions are suitable for new and existing supply teachers and all schools; schools are required to use the NISTR solution for engaging supply teachers. 

  • 04 August 2022

    Welcome to the Northern Ireland Substitute Teacher Register (NISTR) information website.

  • 21 July 2022

    The new NISTR solution is only weeks away from launching! The Project Team are busy working in the background to finalise the solution ready for the new academic year.

    More information on the NISTR Go Live and key dates can be found below by User Type: