Patron Approvals

As patron, Educate Together gives approval for the appointment of principals, teachers, SNA’s and approval for admissions policies, permanent recognition and schools generating a new stream.

You can find forms for patron approval requests for independent assessors, special needs assistant appointments and teaching appointments below. Please complete and submit the relevant form and we will email a response in due course. Please note: submitting the form is not a guarantee of patron approval and no approval is granted until you have received written confirmation.

For more information, or if you have any queries on redeployment, please contact

Redeployment panels

Staffing arrangements for teachers in primary schools for the 2020-2021 school year have been published by the Department of Education and Skills (DES). You can access Circular 0018/2020 here.

Transfers to the Educate Together panel is completely at the discretion of Educate Together.