Working Time Agreement Teachers Scotland

For the duration of the transition period, individual contracts provide an additional condition for the proper functioning of working time arrangements in accordance with the code of conduct. It is felt that some periods of collegiality have already been devoted to planning, preparation and additional meetings, so it would be wise to develop the remaining time on a pro-rata basis. Unions advise a maximum of 5 hours per week; The individual and collective work of teachers should be able to be carried out within 35 hours. For most teachers, preparation and correction are the longest activity outside of the teaching contact time. This should be reflected in the way a teacher`s working time is used. As for the remaining time, teachers will be available during the 35 hours for meetings and other collective activities. If a teacher is not required to be in the school grounds for specific tasks, such as. B that preparation and correction, these can be done at a time and on the place at the teacher`s choice. Teachers are expected to inform the supervisor of their intentions in this area. Each educational institution will put in place effective mechanisms to support the collective time agreement process. These mechanisms are defined at the local level and reflect local realities. Negotiation mechanisms at the local and national levels will monitor the effectiveness of school mechanisms to ensure agreement on teachers` working time and to prioritize them. Each educational institution establishes a school plan in accordance with Scotland`s Schools etc.

Act 2000. The plan will reflect the definition, local and national priorities. The plans will take into account the necessary human and other resources. All teachers have the right to be fully involved in the development of the plan and to be consulted on their contribution to the plan and responsibility for achieving the school`s development priorities. When a plan needs to be reviewed to take into account individual or collective circumstances, public servants are involved, if necessary, in any review. Extra time for preparation and correction; Meetings of parents of children; Staff meetings; Reporting, recordings, etc. Pre-planning; Formal evaluation; Professional examination and development; Development of curricula; The supervised extra activity of the students; Continuing education. Teachers` schedules and assignments are negotiated at the national level and are part of the agreed terms of service for teachers. This code of conduct was developed to better describe the rights and responsibilities associated with the implementation of national conditions of service.