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System Status - Issues

  • NEW Service Launch
    The new NISTR Service will be launched on Monday 18 May 2015. With any new system there is the possibility of teething issues. Please report any you find via the online form on this linked page. Initial User Guides are also available on this linked page.

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ISSUE Documents - Please download and read appropriate issue guide if necessary.

  • Adobe PDF Document
  • Issue Guide – Edit a booking to update Budget Code [pdf / 447KB] With the initial Budget code issue, some bookings will have to have their Budget Code updated. Only follow this procedure if you have; used a code because your usual code was unavailable, set the reason as UNKNOWN because your usual code was unavailable, set the reason as MISSING because your usual code was unavailable

Northern Ireland Substitute Teacher Register

Welcome to the Northern Ireland Substitute Teacher Register (NISTR) information web site.  NISTR is an on-line web based facility which provides a real-time booking system and a regional centralised database for all substitute teachers in Northern Ireland.

If you are already a school or a substitute teacher registered on the system, you can use the Login button above to connect to the NISTR web application.  If you are a substitute teacher and you wish to register on the system then complete the stages on our New Substitute Teacher Registration page.  If you are a school and wish to register a new user please contact NISTR administration.

The system is changing, to find out more read our Upcoming NISTR Changes pages.  We are always aiming to improve our system and welcome feedback from users.

Highlighted change: Email address required

Currently not all substitute teacher users have an email address on the system.  To provide full system functionality, the upcoming system will require an email address for continued useRead more

Latest Site Updates

  • NEW Service Launch
    28 May 2015 The new NISTR Service will be launched on Monday 18 May 2015. With any new system there is the possibility of teething issues. Please report any you find via the online form on this page. Initial User Guides are also available on this page.
  • NISTR System changeover and downtime
    07 May 2015 UPDATE - system changeover will now take place on Friday 15 May. To accommodate the new NISTR system changeover the current system will be unavailable from 4:00pm on Friday 15 May 2015. The new NISTR System will become live on the morning of Monday 18...
  • CCEA is seeking qualified teachers and lecturers
    07 May 2015 CCEA is seeking qualified teachers and lecturers with at least 1 year's full teaching experience, to mark and moderate examinations at GCSE and GCE level.