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The Further Education Teachers' (Eligibility) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

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Amendment of the Further Education Teachers' (Eligibility) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

2.—(1) The Further Education Teachers' (Eligibility) Regulations(1) shall be amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) to (4).

(2) For the word “board” wherever it occurs there shall be substituted “governing body”.

(3) In regulation 3, before the definition of “medical practitioner” there shall be inserted the following definition—

  • “governing body” has the same meaning as in the Further Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1997(2);.

(4) For regulation 8 (Employment of unqualified teachers) there shall be substituted—

8.(1) Subject to paragraph (2), where a governing body is unable to secure the services of a qualified teacher it may temporarily appoint a person who is not a qualified teacher.

(2) A governing body shall not appoint to employment under paragraph (1) any person whose employment is for the time being—

(a)suspended by a governing body under regulation 7(4); or

(b)suspended by an employing authority under regulation 7(4) of the Teachers' (Eligibility) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997(3); or

(c)prohibited or restricted by the Department under regulation 9(1)(a) or (b); or

(d)prohibited or restricted by the Department under regulation 9(1)(a) or (b) of the Teachers' (Eligibility) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997..

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