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


About the role

Job Title: Lay Council Members
Location: Edinburgh
Compensation: £75 for each half day of attendance (up to 3.5 hours). Reasonable expenses will be refunded
Commitment: Approximately 11 to 15 days per year
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

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

How to apply

For further information and an application pack visit:
Or call 0131 314 6021.

Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 22 October 2017
Interview Date: Between 20 November and 24 November 2017 - Interviews to be held in Edinburgh
GTC Scotland aims to promote equality and diversity in all its activities. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community