The Staff Commission for Education and Library Boards is an Executive
Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB) whose aim is to oversee recruitment,
promotion, training and terms and conditions of employment for non-teaching
staff employed in Education and Library Boards in Northern Ireland.
The Commission is a statutory body established in 1972.
The functions of the Staff Commission
are set out in Schedule 15 of the Education and Libraries (Northern
Ireland) Order 1986 as follows:
- to make recommendations regarding the training
of officers of boards;
- to recommend appointment and promotion procedures
for officers of boards and to establish a Code of Procedure
for securing fair and equal consideration of applications to
boards by persons seeking to be employed as officers of boards
and fair and equal treatment of persons who are so employed;
- to establish advisory panels for the purpose
of giving advice to boards on the suitability of applicants
for appointment to such offices as the Commission considers
- to ensure that suitable machinery exists for
negotiating the terms and conditions of employment of all officers
- to perform such other functions as the Department
of Education may from time to time assign it.