Vetting involves a 2-stage application process. Here is the step by step breakdown.
Registered teachers are required to re-vet every three years on a scheduled basis.
If you have lived outside of the Republic of Ireland for a cumulative period of 12 months or more after the age of 18, you must provide a copy of your police clearance for each country, except for already registered teachers.
Fit and Proper Person Assessments
As a part of our role, the Teaching Council assesses if an applicant is a ‘fit and proper person’ to join or to be renewed on the Register of Teachers.