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Welcome to Northern Ireland Substitute Teacher Register

System Status - Issues

  • NISTR System changeover and downtime
    To accommodate the new NISTR system changeover the current system will be unavailable from 4:00pm on Friday 1st May 2015. The new NISTR System will become live on the morning of Tuesday 5th May 2015.

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

  • Upcoming Substitute Teacher Changes
    27 April 2015 Upcoming Substitute Teacher changes will benefit users. These changes will happen at varying points, with prior notification on this NISTR information web site.
  • NEW Substitute Teacher Registration
    22 April 2015 Before a substitute teacher can become 'active' on the NISTR booking system they must complete all registration stages.
  • DE Teachers Pay Team
    21 April 2015 Payment for all approved periods of substitute teaching is made on a monthly basis by DE Teachers Pay Team.

Upcoming Events

  • Bank Holiday Closure
    04 May 2015 NISTR staff will be unavailable on the 4th May 2015 due to closure for a Bank Holiday.
  • Bank Holiday closure
    25 May 2015 NISTR staff will be unavailable on the 25th May 2015 due to closure for a Bank Holiday.
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