Maternity, Adoptive & Paternity Leave

MATERNITY LEAVE

For All Staff Other Than Persons Employed As Teachers and Special Needs Assistants;

0080 2015- Maternity Leave – Dec 2015

TEACHERS

Maternity Leave is a statutory leave of absence from employment.  All pregnant staff who reach their 24th week of pregnancy are entitled to 26 weeks maternity leave and 16 weeks additional unpaid maternity leave.  For further information on maternity leave, please see the relevant circulars which are available to view or download below:

Application Form:

The Application Form for Maternity Leave is contained in Appendix A of CL 0009/2013.  This form must be completed and returned to the HR Department in WWETB at least 6 weeks in advance of commencement of the leave. 

**Please note that days in lieu available under the previous Maternity Protection Entitlements for Registered Teachers Circular 0011/2011 will not be accrued on and from 1 May 2013, but any remaining leave in lieu on that date may be taken after it:

 SNAs

Application Form

The Application Form for Maternity Leave is contained in Appendix A of CL 0017/2013.  This form must be completed and returned to the HR Department in WWETB at least 6 weeks in advance of commencement of the leave. 

ADOPTIVE LEAVE

TEACHERS

The Circular Letters relating to the Adoptive Leave Scheme are available to view or download by clicking on the links below:

Application Form

The Application Form for Adoptive Leave is contained in Appendix A of CL 0018/2013.  This form must be completed and returned with the relevant documentation to the HR Department in WWETB at least 6 weeks in advance of commencement of the leave. 

SNAs

The Application Form for Adoptive Leave is contained in Appendix A of CL 0019/2013.  This form must be completed and returned with the relevant documentation to the HR Department in WWETB at least 6 weeks in advance of commencement of the leave.

STAFF OTHER THAN TEACHERS AND SNA’S

Adoptive Leave circular for ETBs_14Oct2016

PATERNITY LEAVE

AUGUST 2016 UPDATE ON REVISED PATERNITY LEAVE FOR TEACHERS AND SNA’S – 

Please follow link below;

http://www.education.ie/en/Education-Staff/Services/Breaks-Leave/Paternity-Leave/Paternity-Leave.html

PATERNITY LEAVE AND BENEFIT ACT 2016 –

Please follow link below;

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2016/act/11/enacted/en/html?q=paternity+leave+and+benefit+act+2016&=&

TAXATION OF PATERNITY BENEFIT –

Please follow link below;

Taxation of Paternity Benefit

The Circular Letters relating to the Paternity Leave Scheme are available to view or download by clicking on the links below:

 

 

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