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The Education (Teachers) Regulations 1993

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8.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), a licence shall remain in force—

(a)in the case of a first licence for a full-time post, for two years from the date of its commencement; or

(b)in the case of a first licence for a part-time post or a subsequent licence (whether for a full-time or part-time post) for such period as may be specified in the licence.

(2) A licence shall lapse—

(a)in the case of a licensed teacher who has successfully completed a course of at least three years' duration of initial training for teachers in schools at an educational establishment outside England and Wales and who has been employed for not less than one year as a teacher in a school, independent school, institution or university or other educational establishment either in England or Wales or elsewhere and who was not dismissed on grounds other than redundancy, if that teacher ceases to be employed by the local education authority which was the recommending body or with whose consent the recommending body acted pursuant to paragraph 5;

(b)in any other case, if the licensed teacher ceases to be employed in the post of which particulars are given in the licence.

(3) For the purpose of this paragraph “date of commencement” means the date specified in the licence as its date of commencement.

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