Apr 262018

Lay Members - General Teaching Council for Scotland

Reference: 1442

Remuneration: Compensation Scheme Payments - £75 for each half day of attendance (up to 3.5 hours).

Location: Edinburgh, City of

Closing date: 06 May 2018 at midnight 

Appointment of Lay Council Members

The General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) is the independent professional regulatory body that maintains and enhances teaching standards and promotes and regulates the teaching profession in Scotland.

We are looking to appoint two Lay people to serve as Council Members.

As a Council member, you will play an important role in:

  • influencing and making key decisions that will help shape the future of teaching, the teaching profession and other education professionals in Scotland.
  • ensuring the maintenance of high standards in teaching and learning and the protection of children and young people.

The work will be principally based in Edinburgh.

You will have strategic and analytical skills, be an excellent communicator, have sound judgement and decision making skills, have a strong sense of fairness, integrity and professionalism and be able to work successfully as part of a team.

Appointment: 2 interim positions for a 2 year term until 1 April 2020

Commitment: Approximately 11 to 15 days per year

Compensation: £75 for each half day of attendance (up to 3.5hours). Reasonable expenses will be refunded.

For further information and an application pack visit www.gtcs.org.uk/vacancies or call 0131 314 6021.

The closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on Sunday 6 May 2018. Interviews will be held in Edinburgh between 22 and 25 May 2018.

GTC Scotland aims to promote equality and diversity in all its activities.

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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