to this e-bulletin for EIS student members and welcome to the teaching
is the largest teacher trade union in Scotland, with over 60,000 members.
We have over 80% of the country's teaching professionals as members.
of the sector in which you work, we are here to provide professional
support to you at the start of your career, along with advice and information
about your rights as a student teacher. We also provide our members with
access to representation including legal advice and protection, should
they ever need it.
be aware of the success of our recent Value
Education Value Teachers campaign which means that probationers salaries
are now £26,697 rising to £27,498 in April 2020. In your first year as a
qualified teacher your starting salary will now be £32,994 - a significant jump from the previous
starting salary of £27,438.
like to take this opportunity to wish you all the best for your
course and for your future career in teaching.
EIS General Secretary