EMPLOYMENT OF UNREGISTERED TEACHERS
—(1) An unregistered teacher may teach in a school only if an authority or a permit has been issued in accordance with section 41 or 44 respectively.
(2) Subject to section 44, an unregistered teacher shall not be employed in any school unless at the time of application there is no suitable registered teacher available for employment in the school in which he is to be authorised to teach.
—(1) If the supervisor of a school or person who applies for registration of a school is of opinion that there is not available a suitable registered teacher for employment in the school whereof he is supervisor or in the proposed school, he may make application to the Director-General in the Form 6 set out in the Schedule for authority to employ a person to teach who is not registered as a teacher and for authority for that person to teach as an unregistered teacher.
(2) Subject to section 42 and after such inquiry as may be necessary, the Director-General may issue to the applicant an authority in writing in the Form 7 set out in the Schedule and shall issue to the unregistered teacher a copy thereof and that copy shall be deemed to be the unregistered teacher’s authority to teach.
(3) Such authority shall state the school in which and the period for which the unregistered teacher may teach and may at the discretion of the Director-General impose limitations as to the subjects and classes which he may teach.
42. The Director-General may refuse to authorise the employment of an unregistered teacher —
if there is available for employment in the school concerned a suitable registered teacher.
—(1) The Director-General may cancel the authority to employ any unregistered teacher —
on any of the grounds on which he would be entitled to cancel the registration of a teacher under section 39; or
if a registered teacher with the required qualifications becomes available.
(2) The Director-General shall cancel the authority to employ any unregistered teacher when the employment which is authorised is terminated.
—(1) Notwithstanding anything in this Act, the Director-General may in his discretion and for special reasons issue a permit to any person to teach as an unregistered teacher.
(2) The permit issued under subsection (1) may be cancelled at any time by notice in writing under the hand of the Director-General served on the holder thereof.