The First-Tier Tribunal for Scotland Health and Education Chamber (ASNTS) - Members
Remuneration: £223.83 per day
Location: Edinburgh, City of
Closing date: 26 October 2017 at midday
WHY IS EDUCATION IMPORTANT?
Access to quality education provides a fundamental underpinning of a child's development and it follows that any barriers which compromise a child's potential to benefit from education should be removed.The Additional Support Needs Tribunals for Scotland (ASNTS) hears appeals (references and claims) under the Education (Scotland) Act 2004 and the Equality Act 2010, in relation to school education.
The ASNTS has focused, energetic and expert ordinary members and we need more as we approach a period of significant change. Seven new ordinary members who are committed to keeping the child or young person at the centre of proceedings will be needed when the ASNTS transfer into the Health and Education Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland in 2018.
If you have the motivation, skills, and are suitably qualified, then the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland invites you to apply for appointment to the First-Tier Tribunal for Scotland, Health and Education Chamber.
The posts are part-time and paid on a daily fee basis and your appointment is expected to commence in February 2018.
Ordinary Members: Must have knowledge and experience of children or young persons with additional support needs or disabilities. For this role relevant experience means:
- additional support needs within the meaning of section 1(1) of the Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004(c); or
- a disability within the meaning of section 6 of the Equality Act 2010(d).
The Ordinary Members Daily Sitting Fee is £223.83
Relevant training will be provided.
Comprehensive background information including proposed operational procedure is contained in the Scottish Government's consultation document.
Selection is made solely on merit. The Board encourages and welcomes applications from the widest possible range of eligible individuals. The Board would particularly welcome applications from;
- Suitably qualified young adults;
- Care experienced individuals;
- Those with a disability;
- Those from an ethnic minority;
- The jurisdiction is currently under-represented by males in our “ordinary member” numbers
- Interviews for Ordinary Members will take place at Thistle House, Edinburgh on Wednesday 6th, Thursday 7th and Friday 8th December 2017.
Whilst every effort will be made to accommodate your availability on these days, these will be the ONLY interview dates available.
Further information can be obtained from our website https://judicialvacancies.judicialappointments.scot/ or from the Board’s Secretariat, Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland, Thistle House, 91 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5HD, Telephone 0131 528 5101, firstname.lastname@example.org
An online application should be completed and submitted no later than midday on Thursday 26 October 2017.
To access the online application please click here.