Dáil Éireann - Volume 512 - 01 December, 1999
Written Answers. - School Staffing.
Mr. D. Carey Mr. D. Carey
89. Mr. D. Carey asked the Minister for Education and Science the number of teacher vacancies which remain unfilled at primary and secondary levels. [25219/99]
Mr. Martin Mr. Martin
Minister for Education and Science (Mr. Martin): My Department advises all second level school authorities of their approved teacher allocations for a particular academic year.
In the event of a finable vacancy arising in a school, it is a matter for the authorities of the school concerned to fill the post in question in accordance with agreed procedures.
My Department approves teacher allocations for each primary school by reference to a staffing schedule. The appointment of primary teachers is a matter for each individual board of management.
Dáil Éireann 512 Written Answers. School Staffing.