Unpaid leave may be granted in exceptional circumstances where the employer is satisfied that there is a compelling obligation involving absence from duty. The maximum amount of unpaid leave which may be taken in one school year is 10 school days.
For further information on unpaid leave for teachers, please refer to Unpaid Leave
contained in Circular 0054/2019
titled ”Leave Schemes for Registered Teachers employed in Recognised Primary and Post Primary Schools.”
For further information on unpaid leave for SNAs, please see the circular below: