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. We currently have the following vacancy. 

Legal Officer

£47,949- £54,492 pa

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.

All applications must be made by filling out the application form below. CVs will not be accepted. Please send completed applications by email to Lisa Butchart or by post to Lisa Butchart, The Educational Institute of Scotland, 46 Moray Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BH by 12pm on 3 September.

Application Form

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