Amy Montague v The Board of Governors of St Patrick’s Primary School & The Council for Catholic Maintained SchoolsPosted In: Case Law
Legal BodyNI Industrial/Employment Tribunal (NIIET)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionRedundancy, Contracts of Employment
The claimant had been employed by the first-named respondent as a temporary teacher from August 2014 until August 2015 on a 12 month fixed term contract. The expiry of the fixed term contract was considered a dismissal for the purposes of the 1996 Order. The respondent argued that the dismissal was due to a combination of funding difficulties and the temporary nature of the contract.
The respondent argued that the dismissal was due to a combination of funding difficulties and the temporary nature of the contract. The tribunal held that, because the teaching staff was due to reduce by one, this was actually a redundancy situation as the requirements of the school had
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