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.
This permanent post, which is based in our Edinburgh Headquarters, involves recruiting, supporting and developing the Institute's accredited Learning Representatives, co-ordinating Professional Learning events, promoting and publicising the Institute's Professional Learning activities, and Committee servicing.
The EIS is Scotland’s largest and most influential trade union and professional organisation for teachers and lecturers, with over 57,000 members working in all education sectors.
Duties of this post will include preparation and monitoring of the Institute’s budgets, completion of various financial accounts, and its Annual Return to the Trade Union Certification Officer. Additionally, the post holder acts as Secretary to the employees’ pension scheme and as a Director of its financial services company.
Aside from managing and directing departmental staff the postholder has substantial additional HR duties including the servicing of the Institute Committee responsible for senior appointments.
Other principal duties encompass Committee servicing, monitoring and reporting on the Institute’s investment portfolio, office management, insurance, benevolence, membership benefits, and overseeing the Institute’s annual election procedures.
Candidates must be fully qualified Accountants and have substantial post-qualification experience.
The EIS, Scotland’s largest and most influential professional organisation for teachers and lecturers, wishes to recruit a full-time Project Worker on a fixed term basis* to support the delivery of professional learning offered to EIS members through the Scottish Union Learning (SUL) programme.
To support this expanding area of EIS activity, a fixed term post of 9 months’ duration in the first instance is being offered. (It is intended that the post will continue for a further 12 months thereafter, subject to funding.)
Working with the EIS Professional Learning Co-ordinator, the EIS Education and Equality Department, and with the advice and support of Scottish Union Learning, the SUL Project Worker will be responsible for the management and co-ordination of the EIS’s nationwide programme of SUL-funded professional learning.
Applications for this post are invited from individuals with relevant experience in the co-ordination of union learning and/or other workplace/ professional learning, and who can accommodate some evening and weekend working on a TOIL (time off in lieu) basis.