Incremental credit may be awarded to qualified primary/post-primary teachers in recognition of relevant teaching and non-teaching service and to qualified special needs assistants for relevant experience for the purposes of progression on the incremental salary scale.
Teachers and special needs assistants must complete the relevant application forms attached to the circulars dealing with incremental credit see below:
Post Primary Teachers
Post Primary Private School Teachers
Special Needs Assistants
Forms must then be forwarded to the previous employer(s) for the service to be verified.
In the case of a claimant who is employed in a primary/ secondary/ community/ comprehensive school, the previous employer must return the form for processing to:
Department of Education and Skills, Incremental Credit Unit, Teacher Special Needs Assistants Terms and Conditions, Athlone, County Westmeath, N37 X659
In the case of a claimant who is employed in a Education and Training Board (ETB), the previous employer must return the form for processing to:
The Chief Executive Officer of the relevant ETB by which the claimant is currently employed.