Hendry v Board of Governors, Thornfield House School & Education Authority [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    NIIT 22980/19
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Constructive Dismissal; Contract of Employment

The claimant is a qualified teacher and was registered on the NI Substitute Teachers Register. The claimant began working at the respondent school in October 2015 and in various roles until June 2019.  The particular roles were agreed with the principal verbally and only one (out of a whole range of engagements) was put in writing. There were a range of issues alleged by the claimant which centred upon the fact that she was asked to write reports for pupils having only been in the class for a matter of days, having been asked to be the co-ordinator for the World Around Us aspect of the curriculum and the fact that she was unsuccessful in a recruitment exercise for a job in the school

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This article is correct at 02/12/2021

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