The Special Needs and Tuition Grants Section is currently unable to take telephone queries. All queries should be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org
Home Tuition Payments
The rates for home tuition payments from 01 February 2022 are as follows:
Primary Qualified Rate
€43.34 per hour
Post Primary Qualified Rate
€47.55 per hour
€35.69 per hour
Please note that the Home Tuition Grant Rate for those paid at the Qualified Primary Rate has been revised with effect from 1 February 2022. This increase has been agreed with the Primary Teacher Unions as part of the Sectoral Bargaining arrangements included in the Building Momentum Pay Agreement.
This increase will be paid from 28/04/2022 and any arrears due have now been issued to the Home Tutors concerned.
The relevant Departmental Circular and further information is available on www.gov.ie at the following links:
Arrangements regarding the post-primary rates are the subject of ongoing negotiations and further information will be provided when this process is completed.
Payment to tutors
IMPORTANT NOTICE RE HOME TUITION CLAIMS
Please note that the Department will no longer accept emailed claim forms
for payment for home tuition. From 27th September 2021
all home tuition claim forms must be sent by POST
to the Department at the address set out on the home tuition claim form.
Thank you for your co-operation
Special Needs Tuition Grants Section
Department of Education
Cornamaddy, Athlone, Co. Westmeath N37 X659
Once a payment claim form is received, the Department of Education will pay the approved tutor directly. Information and all claim forms required are listed below: