Thursday, May 2nd, 2013
Deputy John Deasy ask the Minister for Education and Skills the criteria for reaching the fifth point on the pay scale for a primary teacher who entered at point three on the pay scale in 2010.
Reply received from Minister Ruairí Quinn: Primary Teachers appointed to permanent or fixed term positions progress up the incremental salary scale to the next incremental point having completed 365 days service. Primary Teachers appointed to casual positions progress up the incremental salary scale having completed 183 days service or 915 hours.
Dáil Éireann allocates a certain amount of time on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during which Deputies may ask questions of Members of the Government relating to Public Affairs connected with their Departments, or on matters of administration for whch they are officially responsible. The Taoiseach answers questions on his own Department on Tuesdays/Wednesdays.