The following is a summary of teachers' employment rights in independent schools in Northern Ireland. Your statutory rights are the minimum you are entitled to as an employee of the school. In some cases your contract will provide you with better terms and conditions and, if this is the case, those better terms and conditions will apply.
The following is a summary of the statutory rights of classroom teachers in the state sector in Northern Ireland. Principals and deputy principals may have different entitlements in some areas.