TextASub for Jobseekers


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TextASub for Jobseekers

TextASub is a service offered to fully qualified primary school teachers in the Republic of Ireland only. You can register for free text alerts for primary level teaching Sub work in your county in three quick steps:

1. Log on to www.educationposts.ie and register as a job seeker

2. Complete your registration by activating your account – a confirmation email will be sent to your email account (please check your spam/junk folder if you do not receive an email within 30 minutes)

If you already have a valid EducationPosts.ie account:

3. Log on to your profile and select the ‘TextASub Subscription’ tab. You can register for alerts in up to two counties. You will need to input your Teaching Council number and a valid mobile number.

You will need to activate your TextASub subscription every 7 days to continue receiving text alerts.

Only those that are fully qualified Primary School teachers registered at route 1 with the Teaching Council are eligible to sub through TextASub. All Teaching Council numbers are validated with the Teaching Council.

All substitute teachers need to ensure that they are aware of the Statutory Requirements for Garda Vetting. These can be found in Circular 0031/2016 or by clicking here.

What does a substitute teacher need to provide to a school?

  • A copy of their teaching qualification certificate
  • Teaching Council registration number
  • Vetting Disclosure (Circular 31/2016)
  • Statutory Declaration Form & signed Form of Undertaking (Circular 31/2016)
  • Photo identification e.g. driving licence or passport
  • PPS Number
  • Contact details of relevant recent employers for independent reference checking.