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


Two Elected Council Interim Vacancies

in the Primary/Nursery and Further Education Categories

With effect from 2 April 2016 we are looking to co-opt for a two-year term:

  • one registered teacher or headteacher to fill a vacant elected Council seat in the Teachers (including headteachers) in Primary or Nursery Schools in Scotland category; and
  • one registered teacher/lecturer to fill a vacant elected Council seat in the Teachers/Lecturers in the Further Education Sector in Scotland category.

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 teacher professionalism in Scotland.
Term of Office: Term of office runs from 2 April 2016 to 1 April 2018.
Eligibility, Role and Commitment:

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 relating to attendance at agreed Council, committee or panel meetings or training events:

Nomination Form:

Additional Information:

Closing Date: Tuesday 15 December 2015 (5pm) for receipt of completed and signed hard copy Nomination Forms

Co-option Process and Schedule:

Contact Information: Applications should be sent to:

Lisa Dobie
Council and Panel Support Officer
The General Teaching Council for Scotland
Clerwood House
96 Clermiston Road
EH12 6UT

If you require the information to be provided in an alternative format or have any queries regarding the above role, please contact Lisa Dobie

Email: or Telephone 0131 314 6021.