The General Teaching Council for Scotland

Vacancies

Vacancy

Lay Council Member

Role Type

The role involves servicing as a member of GTC Scotland's governing Council which has responsibility for:

  • setting the strategic direction and policy of GTC Scotland; and
  • ensuring that GTC Scotland fulfils its statutory functions in compliance with the Public Services Reform (GTC Scotland) Order 2011 and other relevant statutes, with regard to the public interest and in line with best regulatory practice.

This post is a public appointment, rather than a position of employment.

Terms of Appointment

Four years from 2 April 2020.

Time Commitment

Approximately 8 to 12 days per year.

You will be expected to attend four Council meetings a year and may be required to serve on up to two committees.

Committees may meet between four and six times a year.

Compensation Payment & Expenses

A compensation payment, plus reasonable expenses, will be provided for Council member attendance in accordance with our Members Expenses and Compensation Scheme Policy. Compensation is currently £75 for each half-day (up to 3.5 hours) and is intended to compensate members for any financial loss incurred as a result of their attendance, it is not an attendance fee.

Please Note: No compensation or expenses will be paid to applicants in connection with the appointment process.

Application Form

Application Information

Additional Information

Find out more about the Council here.

Publications on ITE Accreditation and Professional Update are available here:

Information on our Excellence in Professional Learning Awards is available her: Professional Learning Awards

Closing date

Midnight on 8 March 2020

Contact Information

Applications should be sent to applications@gtcs.org.uk

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

Lisa Dobie, Senior Manager: Corporate Executive and Governance.

Email: lisa.dobie@gtcs.org.uk Telephone: 0131 314 6021

Vacancy

Education Panel Members
We are seeking to appoint a pool of 30 Education Panel Members comprising a mix of Registered Teachers and Lay Members)

Role Description

The role involves serving as a member of GTC Scotland's Education Panels which have responsibility for:

  • ITE Accreditation
  • Excellence in Professional Learning Awards
    - Schools and Learning Communities
    - Organisations
  • Professional Recognition
  • Professional Update Validation Colleges
  • Professional Update Revalidation Local Authorities

This post is a public appointment, rather than a position of employment.

Terms of Employment

Four Years from 2 April 2020.

Time Commitment

Approximately 10 to 15 days per year. Work will be based in various locations across Scotland.

You will be expected to serve on at least 10 panels each year and attend professional learning sessions as required. A mandatory induction event in scheduled to take place in the GTCS offices in Edinburgh on Friday 3 April 2020.

Compensation Payment & Expenses

A compensation payment plus reasonable expenses will be provided for Council member attendance in accordance with our Member Expenses and Compensation Scheme Policy. Compensation is currently £75 for each half-day (up to 3.5 hours) and is intended to compensate members of any financial loss incurred as a result of their attendance; it is not an attendance fee.

Please note: No compensation or expenses will be paid to applicants in connection with the appointment process.

Application Form

Application Information

Additional Information

Publications on ITE Accreditation and Professional Update are available here:

Information on our Excellence in Professional Learning Awards is available her: Professional Learning Awards

Closing Date

Midnight on 8 March 2020

Contact information

Applications Should be sent to: applications@gtcs.org.uk

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

Lisa Dobie, Senior Manager: Corporate Executive and Governance

Email: lisa.dobie@gtcs.org.uk Telephone: 0131 314 6021