Employers in Northern Ireland are required to ensure that every teachers, including peripatetic teachers, employed as a teacher in a grant–aided (publically funded) school in Northern Ireland is GTCNI registered.
It is the responsibility of the employer or employing authority to check a teacher is registered before they take up employment. An employer can do this by making a request to check the registration status of a teacher.
Employers are also required by law to notify GTCNI if a teacher in their employment is dismissed on the grounds of misconduct or would have been had they not resigned. For more information go to the Employers & Regulation page.