A Scottish primary school teacher looks set to be struck off the teaching register after she helped set up a website advertising 'naughty schoolgirl' uniforms for adults, reports the Press and Journal.
Linda Ross, 58, of Strangs Ley, Forfar, lost her job as deputy head teacher at Dundee's Longhaugh Primary School in October 2008 after education bosses learned about her involvement with the site -- www.lindaross.co.uk -- run by her husband Vic.
Mr Ross established the website in 2007 to help teachers deal with stress and highlight the abuse they suffer.
He allowed adverts to pop up on the site, however, selling "adult" costumes and underwear. One such ad featured a model wearing a "see-through crop-top and plaid miniskirt with a matching tie and gloves", according to the Scotsman. Other items for sale included a kinky policewoman's outfit, complete with handcuffs.
Dundee City Council unsurprisingly deemed the advertising "highly inappropriate" and said Ms Ross's involvement with the website brought the teaching profession and local authority into disrepute.
After unsuccessfully appealing the decision to dismiss her, Ms Ross launched an employment tribunal claim for unfair dismissal last month. The hearing is scheduled to commence in January 2011.
Ms Ross will also appear before a disciplinary subcommittee of the General Teaching Council in February, which will decide whether or not to strike her off the teaching register.
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