The General Teaching Council for Scotland

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Reprimand with Consent Order

Teacher: Susan Robertson
Registration Number: 841505
Registration Category: Secondary French

The Panel instructed the Servicing Officer to issue the Teacher with a consent order in the following terms.

By signing below, I, Susan Robertson, 841505 declare that:

  1. I have had the opportunity to seek advice from an independent legal representative on the terms and content of this consent order.
  2. I admit the below allegations in full.

    Whilst employed by Highland Council as Head Teacher of Kinlochbervie High School, you did:-

    1. Between 11 May 2015 and 31 May 2016, permit an individual to carry out teaching duties at Kinlochbervie High School in the knowledge that the individual was not registered with GTC Scotland;
    2. Between 11 May 2015 and 30 November 2015, permit an individual to carry out regulated work with children as defined in Schedule 2 of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (as amended), in the knowledge that the individual was not a member of the PVG Scheme;
    3. Between 11 May 2016 and 31 May 2016, permit payments to be made to the individual in respect of invoices that had not been completed in accordance with Highland Council Financial Regulations Policy;
    4. Between February 2015 and 31 May 2016, breach Highland Council’s Recruitment Policy.
  3. I waive my right to further adjudication proceedings.
  4. I agree to the imposition of the below disposal order: Reprimand I understand that a reprimand will be recorded against my entry in GTCS’ Register for an aggregated period of two years from the date of signing.
  5. I understand that the content of this Panel Consideration Outcome will be made available to the public