Benefits for Teachers

The benefits of using NISTR for teachers are;

  • Flexibility - manage your own availability, set the distance you wish to travel for work and set the Northern Ireland schools you are willing to work in
  • Free service to use for teachers that meet registration requirements
  • Full rates of pay and pensionable service for periods of substitute teaching
  • Schools have been advised that they should employ substitute teachers who are 'active' on the Substitute Teacher Register (NISTR).
  • Centralised booking system for all substitute teachers in Northern Ireland
  • Substitute teachers' calendars updated on confirmation of bookings
  • Provides information on previous work experience and expertise
  • Facilitates the payment of substitutes teachers

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