Vacancies

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

Job Title:

Solicitor (Presenting Officer)

Job Type: Full-Time, 18-month fixed term (March 2017); 35 hour week. A flexible working scheme is in operation.
Job Purpose: The Solicitor (Presenting Officer) will work as part of the Fitness to Teach team and will have responsibility for the provision of legal advice and support to the investigative function of the Fitness to Teach team (including carry out some investigation tasks), the preparation and presentation of cases before the Fitness to Teach Panel and the instruction of external presenting officers in relation to their presentation of cases which have been referred to the Fitness to Teach panel.  The Solicitor will also provide legal advice to the organisation more generally in relation to the areas of data protection, freedom of information and records management.
Area of Work: Fitness to Teach
Job Specification:
Application Form:
Additional Information:

The salary is £32,016 to £36,762 and a full driving license would be beneficial.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 30 July 2015.

Closing Date: Friday 17 July 2015 at 09:00
Contact Information:

Applications should be submitted to:

recruitment@gtcs.org.uk

 

Job Title:

Trainee Solicitor

Job Type: Full-Time, two year fixed term; 35 hour week. A flexible working scheme is in operation.
Job Purpose: The traineeship will focus on the law and procedure around the professional regulation of teachers in Scotland. It will involve investigation and preparation of cases of misconduct, conviction and competence in the first year and in the second year it will additionally involve presenting temporary restriction and full cases in a hearing setting and perhaps some involvement in Court of Session appeals. It will also have a focus on data protection and FOI, and other areas of public law.
Area of Work: Fitness to Teach
Job Specification:
Application Form:
Additional Information:

The salary will be the Law Society of Scotland's recommended rate for trainees, which is currently £17,034 for first year trainees and £20,400 for second year trainees.

A full driving license would be beneficial.

Interviews will take place in the week commencing 27 July 2015.

Closing Date: Monday 13 July 2015 at 09:00
Contact Information:

Applications should be submitted to:

recruitment@gtcs.org.uk