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Lay Council Members

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Remuneration:75 for each half day of attendance Reasonable expenses will be refunded 

Location:Edinburgh, City of 

Closing date:22 October 2017 at midnight 

The General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) is the independent professional regulatory body that maintains and enhances teaching standards and promotes and regulates the teaching profession in Scotland.

We are looking to appoint four Lay people to serve as Council Members.

As a Council member, you will play an important role in:

- Influencing and making key decisions that will help shape the future of teaching, the teaching profession and other education professionals in Scotland.

- Ensuring the maintenance of high standards in teaching and learning and the protection of children and young people.

The work will be principally based in Edinburgh

You will have strategic and analytical skills, be an excellent communicator, have sound judgment and decision making skills, have a strong sense of fairness, integrity and professionalism and be able to work successfully as part of a team.

Appointment: 1 interim position for a 2 year term to 1 April 2020 and 3 positions for a 4 year term to 1 April 2022.

Commitment: Approximately 11 to 15 days per year

Compensation: £75 for each half day of attendance (up to 3.5 hours). Reasonable expenses will be refunded

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








Application Information

For further information and an application pack visit www.gtcs.org.uk/vacancies or call 0131 314 6021. The closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on Sunday 22 October 2017. Interviews will be held in Edinburgh between 20 November and 24 November 2017.


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