Regulatory Case Manager

Closing date
20
May
2024
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9:00 am
Salary
Starting salary £48,222 (increasing to £53,577 by annual increments)
Working pattern
Full time preferred, but open to discussing alternative working patterns

About us

Who we are

We are the General Teaching Council for Scotland. We register and regulate the teaching profession as a safeguard for the quality of education in Scotland. We work to maintain and enhance trust in teaching. We are a statutory body meaning our role is set out in law – we are independent of government.

Why work for us?

Make a difference to the quality of learning and teaching for children, young people and adult learners in Scotland.

Flexible working is our default and is open to all. You will have flexibility over when and where you work, depending on the requirements of the role. Most of our people choose to primarily work from home but office space is available if preferred. You will be expected to travel to our office in Edinburgh to attend collaborative events and as the role requires. Please talk to us about your individual flexibility preferences.

Learning is one of our core principles. We will support your learning and development to help you perform at your best in your role and to develop your future career.

Annual leave entitlement is a generous 42 days (294 hours).

Local Government Pension Scheme is open to all employees.

Our Values

Trust and Respect – All of us are equally important. We seek out and listen to others’ views. We support each other and build positive working relationships.

Integrity – We do what we say we will. We deliver on our plans and effectively communicate with others. We are committed to continually learning and improving.

Social Justice – We embrace diversity. We understand the importance of positive wellbeing and seek to support each other and our registrants. We want you to feel like you belong.

About the role

What you will do

You will operationally manage and plan the fitness to teach casework, ensuring team performance and productivity, case throughput, as well as compliance throughout with associated rules, policy and process/procedures. 

What you will need to be successful

  • You are a qualified solicitor and holder of (or entitled to hold) a full and unrestricted Law Society of Scotland practising certificate
  • You have role qualifying experience as a solicitor in a relevant sector and evidence of effective legal decision-making and advice
  • You have leadership skills and experience in regulatory casework (or equivalent) and in the effective management of people
  • You understand effective legal/regulatory casework planning, management and operations
  • You have high quality written, research and analytical skills.
  • You are an excellent communicator with strong influencing and advocacy skills.

See the role information for further details.

We don’t expect perfection. If you don’t meet 100% of the requirements but you share our values and you believe you have the potential to be successful in the role we encourage you to still apply.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive team where people can bring their whole selves to work. We want to hire the best person for the role, irrespective of their background. We use a recruitment platform which aims to reduce any unconscious bias.

Working hours / pattern

Full time preferred, but open to discussing alternative working patterns

Application and selection process

  1. Apply via the Applied platform by the closing date of 9.00am on Monday 20 May 2024.
  2. Invites to interview issued by Wednesday 29 May 2024.
  3. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 5 June 2024. We advise you to hold this date in your diary.

If you have a medical condition or other individual need which you believe may affect our interview / assessment arrangements, or your ability to be at your best please, let us know so we can discuss how we can support you and make any adjustments that may be required.

Please note that GTC Scotland is unable to provide sponsorship for work visas.

If you have any questions about the role or about the application process, please contact recruitment@gtcs.org.uk.

Closing date
20
May
2024
-
9:00 am
Appointment
Commitment
Compensation

Who we are

We are the General Teaching Council for Scotland. We register and regulate the teaching profession as a safeguard for the quality of education in Scotland. We work to maintain and enhance trust in teaching. We are a statutory body meaning our role is set out in law – we are independent of government.

We are governed by a council of 37 members.

What we are looking for

Why apply

Make a difference

Play a key role in the strategic development and performance management of GTC Scotland. Ensure GTC Scotland meets its statutory functions and aims.

Learn

Work with people from a wide range of educational and other backgrounds; develop and strengthen your skills whilst gaining a deeper understanding of the key issues facing GTC Scotland, Scottish education and the teaching profession in Scotland.

Application and selection process

If you have a medical condition or other individual need which you believe may affect our interview / assessment arrangements, or your ability to be at your best please, let us know so we can discuss how we can support you and make any adjustments that may be required.

GTC Scotland aims to promote equality and diversity in all its activities. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If you have any questions about the role or about the application process, please contact governance@gtcs.org.uk.