NATIONAL OFFICER (LEGAL AFFAIRS)

Organisation
EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SCOTLAND
Reference
VAC-10886
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Employment
Location
EDINBURGH
Salary
£47,948 - £54,490
PQE
5+ yrs
Expiry Date
25/01/2018
Advice on a range of legal issues relating to employment and education with a particular focus expected to be on the preparation of cases supporting teachers facing GTCS Fitness-to-Teach procedures.

Job Description

The EIS is Scotland’s largest and most influential trade union and professional organisation for teachers and lecturers, with over 55,000 members working in all education sectors.

Duties of this post will include the provision of advice on a range of legal issues relating to employment and education with a particular focus expected to be on the preparation of cases supporting members facing GTCS Fitness-to-Teach procedures. The post-holder will also assist in disciplinary cases, employment tribunal preparation, representation of members, and the development and delivery of legal training to colleagues and Institute representatives.    

Candidates must be a qualified Solicitor in Scotland with substantial post-qualification experience.   

For further information and details of the application procedures please go to www.eis.org.uk/careers

                                      Closing Date –  25 January 2018 12.00 noon 

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