Terms of Use

Last updated 12 May 2015

Please read these Terms of Use carefully. These terms govern your access to and use of the Service. If you wish to have your details included on the Northern Ireland Substitute Teacher Register (NISTR) system, you must confirm you have read and agree to the terms below (the “Terms”).

ALL END USERS ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT BY ACCESSING OR USING THIS SERVICE THAT THEY ARE INDICATING THAT THEY HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND AGREED TO THE TERMS OF USE.

Definitions

  • “NISTR” means Northern Ireland Substitute Teacher Register.
  • “DE” means the Department of Education.
  • “Substitute Teacher User” means a substitute teacher user.
  • “School User” means a school user.
  • “DE Payroll User” means a DE Teachers Pay and Teachers Pensions user.
  • “End User” means a Substitute Teacher User type, a School User type and a DE Payroll User type.
  • “User's Details” means information submitted by any End User, which may be processed/viewed on the NISTR Service by other End Users.
  • “NISTR’s Privacy Policy” means the Privacy Policy published on the Website, as amended from time to time.
  • “Service” means the service of providing a real-time booking for Schools in Northern Ireland to book substitute teachers registered on the NISTR system.
  • “Website” means www.nistr.org.uk including any sub-directories and sub-domains thereof and any associated databases.

Terms of Use

  1. User’s Details shall be held and processed in accordance with the NISTR Privacy Policy which is incorporated into and made part of these Terms.

  2. NISTR do not guarantee that the provision of NISTR Service will be uninterrupted or error free.

  3. NISTR do not guarantee that the Service will work with older web browsers. Some of the features require recent web browser technology. We recommend using a recent production version of a popular web browser.

  4. Use of the Service does not constitute any contractual arrangement between NISTR and End Users, and does not of itself convey employment rights or entitlements, financial and otherwise.

  5. The NISTR Service uses email functionality and it is a requirement that End Users have an up to date functioning email address on the Service.

  6. The End User must accept that they bear sole responsibility for the content of their User's Details.

  7. The End User undertakes that no data, information, or material provided by them shall be obscene, indecent, defamatory of any persons or otherwise illegal or unlawful under the laws of any jurisdiction from which the Website may be accessed.

  8. The End User must not share their login credentials with any other party. Passwords must be kept confidential and secure. We may deny access to a username if we believe it is being used by an unauthorised person.

  9. NISTR shall retain the right at all times to remove or suspend an End Users data or access from the Service; and may at any time suspend or terminate use of the Service.

  10. NISTR shall retain the right at all times to make Service changes or to modify, discontinue or terminate the Service or to modify these Terms of Use at any time and without prior notice.

  11. NISTR is not liable for any errors, omissions or delays of any End User.

  12. Clicking on certain links within the Website might take the User to other websites and NISTR shall have no responsibility or liability of any kind for the accuracy or content of any information or any other aspect of any such websites.

  13. Bookings noted on the System do not represent a guarantee of work or payment.

  14. For the Substitute Teacher User

    1. In order to use this Service you must meet registration requirements.

    2. The Substitute Teacher User undertakes to keep his or her details up to date and accurate. The Substitute Teacher User is prohibited from adding false or misleading information. The Substitute Teacher User acknowledges and agrees that they have sole responsibility for the veracity of their personal content.

    3. The Substitute Teacher User undertakes that no data, information, or material provided by them shall be obscene, indecent, defamatory of any persons or otherwise illegal or unlawful under the laws of any jurisdiction from which the Website may be accessed.

    4. A School User / DE or NISTR may ask for proof of User Details submitted to the NISTR Service.

    5. The Substitute Teacher User undertakes to manage their availability, keeping it up to date on the NISTR Service.

    6. Registration and or use of the NISTR Service do not guarantee any school bookings for the Substitute Teacher User.

    7. The Substitute Teacher User agrees to notify NISTR once he/she no longer wishes to have their User's Details retained on the Service.

  15. For the School User

    1. The School User acknowledges and agrees that NISTR is not responsible for the availability or accuracy of the Substitute Teacher User content and that NISTR has no liability for any harm, injury or loss suffered as a result of access or reliance on the use of Substitute Teacher User content. School Users have the responsibility to verify all Substitute Teacher User details, registrations and qualifications.

    2. Use of the NISTR Service does not guarantee that an available Substitute Teacher User will be found to meet all search bookings requirements.

    3. The School User must add bookings to the NISTR Service in a timely fashion that is not detrimental to other End Users.

      A School User making a retrospective booking has a detrimental effect on the NISTR Service as the Substitute Teacher to be booked will be shown as available on the system until the booking is added. This could cause other School Users to contact the Substitute Teacher User and thus causing unnecessary time and cost for End Users.

    4. The School User must sign worked bookings off on the NISTR Service in a timely fashion to enable payment processing by DE payroll.

ALL END USERS ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT BY ACCESSING OR USING THIS SERVICE THAT THEY ARE INDICATING THAT THEY HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND AGREED TO THE TERMS OF USE.

Contact

NISTR Administration
HR Department
Education Authority – Dundonald Office,
Grahamsbridge Road, Dundonald , BT16 2HS

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 028 9056 6256