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


GTC Scotland Appointments Committee Members (including a Convener and Vice Convener)

We are looking to appoint Registered Teachers and Lay persons, who are independent of the GTC Scotland Council, to the above positions.

Role Type: Membership of the Appointments Committee is not a position of employment and Appointments Committee members are not subject to employment law.
Area of Work: GTC Scotland Appointments Committee
Role Purpose: The role of a member of the Appointments Committee is to:
  • recruit and select Lay Council members and Adjudicating Panel and Appeals Board members; and
  • adjudicate any membership disqualification, removal or suspension issues in respect of Council member or Panel appointee positions.
Role and Criteria: Download details of what the role involves and the skills, experience and qualities required for the role:
Term of Office: Four years
Commitment: January to July 2015 - around nine days. July to December 2015 - around four days.
After January 2016 the time commitment will reduce and will vary depending on the level of activity required. This could be as little as one day or involve no time commitment at all depending on whether or not any interim appointment rounds or any membership matters arise to be addressed by the Appointments Committee. A further appointment round is anticipated in 2017 which could involve a time commitment of up to four days.
Compensation Payment & Expenses: In accordance with the Member Expenses and Compensation Policy:
  • Compensation payment will be made at £75 per half day (up to 3.5 hours) for work undertaken as part of the Appointments Committee member role where this results in an individual being unable to undertake alternative remunerated employment or a cost for teacher supply cover is incurred by their employer.
  • Reasonable expenses will be paid.
Application Form:
Guidance Notes: Download Guidance Notes on the application process and submitting an application:
Additional Information:  Further information about the Appointments Committee and related appointments processes is available at: Appointments Committee
Closing Date: Monday 3 November 2014 at 17:00
Contact Information: Applications should be sent to:

Anna-Jayne Fraser
The General Teaching Council for Scotland
Clerwood House
96 Clermiston Road
EH12 6UT


If you have any queries regarding the above role, please contact Anna-Jayne Fraser or call 0131 314 6043.