Recruitment Frameworks

Teaching

The Teaching Appointments Scheme sets out the policy and procedures for the recruitment and selection of all teaching staff employed by controlled schools in Northern Ireland.

The Teaching Appointments Scheme was approved by the Board of the Education Authority on 28 January 2016.

The Scheme document is available to download below.

Controlled schools should ensure that all recruitment exercises undertaken to appoint teachers, vice principals or principals to controlled schools, are conducted in line with the scheme.

Any queries regarding the scheme should be addressed in the first instance to the appropriate locality recruitment team.

The Teaching Appointment Scheme should be applied in conjunction with the guidelines and tools provided in this on-line recruitment resource on how each stage of a recruitment and selection process should be delivered.

The Teaching Appointment Scheme should operate in conjunction with the Scheme for the Management of Controlled Schools.

Non-Teaching

This Recruitment Framework for non-teaching posts applies to the recruitment of all non-teaching staff employed by the Education Authority.

This includes staff employed in EA Directorates and Services and those employed in school-based support posts.

The framework sets out the principles which should guide each recruitment process.

It is also intended to support compliance with relevant legislation and professional standards of good practice.

The framework should be applied in conjunction with the guidelines and tools provided in this on-line recruitment resource on how each stage of a recruitment and selection process should be delivered.

Last updated: 08/01/2020