1The full-time and part-time pedagogues are appointed by the Steering Council, upon the proposal of the Director or the members of the Steering Council following a transparent and merit based competitive process;
2The full-time pedagogues are elected from among the most prominent jurists with over 15 years of experience as jurists, judges, prosecutors, advocates and with teaching experience as full-time pedagogues in the university system or as full-time or part-time pedagogues at the School of Magistrates, with an experience of more than 10 years.
3The full-time pedagogues are entitled to the salary and benefits of a judge of a court of appeal.
4The part-time pedagogues, who meet the criteria set forth in paragraph 2 of this Article for full-time pedagogues, can also be engaged in the core subjects. In case the candidates for part-time pedagogue come from the ranks of incumbent judges or prosecutors, who have graduated from the School of Magistrates, they must meet the criteria of being 10 years a judges or prosecutors and have university teaching experience in the core subjects or with the School of Magistrates for over 5 years. In exceptional cases, for specific courses of technical character, specialists of respective areas can be engaged.
5Pedagogues shall attend in relation to subjects they teach, the train-the-trainer courses and seminars that are periodically delivered by the School or other national and international institutions.
6Persons in charge of the initial and continuous training shall be elected by the Steering Council from among the full-time pedagogues of the School.
7The chancellor of the School of Magistrates shall be appointed by the Steering Council and shall enjoy the rights and privileges of the chancellor of the court of appeal.