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Teacher Transfer Unit

Teacher Transfer Unit (2nd Floor)

 

Vision
Deploying the teachers to achieve the ‘teacher-pupil’ desire to a higher level

Mission
Maintaining the teacher transfers to balance the human resource of the National Schools

Functions of the Branch

  • Teacher transfers among National Schools
    • Transfers can be obtained from National school to another National school. In order to apply such transfers, application (this application only available in Sinhala /Tamil) to be completed with 7 copies and submitted to the Director/Teacher transfer by registered post with the recommendation of the principal

  • Mutual teacher transfers among National Schools
    • To apply for the mutual transfer both teachers have to be qualified from the followings

    • Subject of the appointment letter should be the same

    • Principal of the respective teachers should submit the letters of consent

    • Respective principal has to submit the completed application form (annex I) to the Director/Teacher transfer

  • Teacher transfers among National Schools

    • Transfers can be obtained from National school to another National school. In order to apply such transfers, application to be completed with 7 copies and submitted to the Director/Teacher transfer by registered post with the recommendation of the principal

  • Releasing National School teachers to Provincial Schools

    • At least 7 years work has to be performed by the respective teacher

    • Disciplinary actions and audit inquiries have not to be taken for the respective teacher

    • Application designed for this category (annex II) to be completed with 4 copies and submitted to the Director/Teacher transfer by registered post with the recommendation of the principal

    • Secretary of the Ministry of Education should give the consent to release for the provincial service

    • Respective Provincial Public Service Commission has to agree to accept the transfer

  • Admitting Provincial school teachers in National schools

    • Appropriate application form (annex III) with 5 copies of the respective province has to be completed and handed over to the Zonal Director through the principal of the respective school

    • Recommendations have to be endorsed by the Zonal Director of Education /Provincial Director of Education / Provincial Secretary of Education on the application and submitted to the Provincial Public Service Commission

    • Respective Provincial Public Service Commission has to submit the consent to release the particular teacher to the Ministry of Education

    • If the Secretary Ministry of Education has agreed to make the transfer to the particular teacher, that has to be informed to the respective province

    • Once the teacher is released from respective province, the Director/Teacher Transfers issues the transfer letter to the appropriate National school

  • Teacher transfers among National schools on temporary basis

    • This effect only in following conditions

      • The teacher on pregnancy and whose place of work is too far from the home is entitle to get the attachment to the National school close to the home

      • To entertain this facility, the respective teachers have to submit the relevant documents with medical proof (pregnancy record card) through the principal to the Director/Teacher Transfer

Note –

  1. The duration of the attachment is only 3 consecutive months prior to the delivery date

  2. However considering the condition of the baby of the respective teacher can apply 1 year attachment on temporary basis through the principal. The certified copies of the documents including medical reports, birth certificate of the baby should be attached

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Direct Extension
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