EIS
EIS
The Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) is the largest teaching union in Scotland. Founded in 1847 the EIS is also the oldest teaching union in the world.

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Area Officer (Based In Dundee)

  • Full time
  • £52,242 – £59,370
  • Based in Dundee
  • Closing 15th November 2019

The EIS is Scotland’s largest and most influential trade union and professional organisation for teachers and lecturers, with over 60,000 members working in all education sectors.

Duties of this post will include representation of individual members in grievance and disciplinary matters, recruitment and retention of members, training, negotiations with employers, and the provision of organisational support to a number of the Institute’s local associations.

Applications from candidates with a background in teaching or lecturing are welcome, as are those from candidates with a legal background and/or previous or current involvement in a trade union.

As a trade union employer, the EIS is committed to the principles of social justice and equality. We therefore welcome applications from women and men of all ages; black and minority ethnic people; disabled people; and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, to work with us.

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Top job! National Officer (Education)

  • Full time
  • £52,242 – £59,370
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 2nd December 2019

The EIS is Scotland’s largest and most influential trade union and professional association for teachers and lecturers, with over 60,000 members working in all education sectors.

Join us in pursuit of a key aim captured within our motto- ‘for the promotion of sound learning’- through national policy development, advice and support to EIS members. Contribute to the promotion of quality comprehensive education for Scotland’s young people, and the provision of properly funded, widely accessible Further and Higher Education.

Duties of this post will include the development of EIS policy, supporting the servicing of relevant EIS committees; representing the EIS at national seminars, conferences and meetings with external partners; and advising EIS colleagues, local associations and the wider membership, as appropriate, on EIS policy in relation to educational, professional and curricular matters.

Applications from candidates with a background in teaching or lecturing, and previous or current involvement in a trade union. are particularly welcome.

As a trade union employer, the EIS is committed to the principles of social justice and equality. We therefore welcome applications from women, men and non-binary people of all ages; black and minority ethnic people; disabled people; and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, to work with us.

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Top job! National Officer (Equality)

  • Full time
  • £52,242 – £59,370
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 2nd December 2019

The EIS is Scotland’s largest and most influential trade union and professional association for teachers and lecturers, with over 60,000 members working in all education sectors.

A key aim captured by our motto is ‘For the promotion of sound learning’. We believe that the full realisation of this aim requires an education system that has equality and social justice at its heart, for the benefit of pupils and students, teachers and lecturers alike. Join us in seeking to achieve it.

Duties of this post will include the promotion of equality in the interests of EIS members and learners within all sectors of Scottish education; national policy development, policy advice and support for EIS members on equality matters; supporting the servicing of the relevant EIS committees; representing the EIS at national level at meetings, conferences and seminars; and providing support to the EIS Equality Representatives network.

Applications from candidates with a strong background in equality policy, campaigning or advocacy, and previous or current involvement in a trade union, are particularly welcome.

As a trade union employer, the EIS is committed to the principles of social justice and equality. We therefore welcome applications from women, men and non-binary people of all ages; black and minority ethnic people; disabled people; and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, to work with us.

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