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We are always looking to attract highly skilled individuals to join our diverse team at GTC Scotland.


Current GTC Scotland Council - Vacant Seat in the elected Teachers (including headteachers) in Secondary Schools in Scotland category

We are looking to co-opt a GTC Scotland registered Secondary teacher or headteacher to fill the above vacancy.

Role Type: Membership of the GTC Scotland Council is a statutory office. It is not a position of employment and Council members are not subject to employment law.
Area of Work: GTC Scotland Council
Role Purpose: A GTC Scotland Council member, together with other Council members, is responsible for setting the strategic direction of GTC Scotland, scrutinising the performance of GTC Scotland and holding the executive to account, and making decisions at the highest level on policy and matters that impact on the standards of teaching and of teacher professionalism and that affect the teaching profession in Scotland.
Term of Office: Term of office runs until 1 April 2016
Eligibility, Role and Commitment Specification: View information on eligibility to stand for co-option, the role, skills, experience and commitment required of a member of Council and compensation and expense payments:
Nomination Form and Letter:
Additional Information: 
Closing Date: Friday 25 April 2014 (12 noon) for receipt of completed and signed hard copy Nomination Forms
Co-option Process Schedule:
Contact Information: Nominations should be sent to:

Irene Hunter
Returning Officer
The General Teaching Council for Scotland
Clerwood House
96 Clermiston Road
EH12 6UT

If you have any queries regarding the above role, please contact Lisa Dobie at or 0131 314 6021.