Agenda and draft minutes

Long Listing, Appointments Committee - Director Education & Lifelong Learning - Monday, 2nd March, 2020 11.30 am

Venue: Leaders Conference Room - Level 5, County Hall, Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff. View directions

Contact: Kate Rees 

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chairperson

To elect a Chairperson for the Committee.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That Councillor Huw Thomas be appointed Chairperson.

2.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillors Boyle and Bridgeman.

3.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest in accordance with the Members Code of Conduct.

 

Minutes:

No declarations of interest were received.

4.

Terms of Reference

To discharge the functions of the authority in respect of the appointment and dismissal of Chief Officers and Deputy Chief Officers (as defined in the Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (Wales) Regulations 2006) and the statutory Head of Democratic Services, in accordance with the Employment Procedure Rules and any other relevant Council policies and procedures.

 

Minutes:

The Committee was asked to note its terms of reference as follows:

 

“To discharge the functions of the authority in respect of the appointment and dismissal of Chief Officers and Deputy Chief Officers (as defined in the Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (Wales) Regulations 2006) and the statutory Head of Democratic Services, in accordance with the Employment Procedure Rules and any other relevant Council policies and procedures.”

5.

Exclusion of the Public

Information included in the following item is not for publication by virtue of paragraphs 12 and 13 of Part 4 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That the public be excluded during the discussion on the following item of business on the grounds that, if members of the public were present during the discussion, because of the nature of the business to be transacted there would be disclosure to them of the except information as defined in Part 4 of the Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 and as described below: -

 

Paragraph 12 – Information relating to an applicant to become an employee of the Authority; and

 

Paragraph 13 – Information which was likely to reveal the identity of an individual.

6.

Appointment of Director of Education and Lifelong Learning pdf icon PDF 134 KB

To consider the longlisting of candidates for the post of Director, Education and Lifelong Learning.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Appointment Committee was convened to consider the long-list of candidates for the appointment to the post of Director of Education & Lifelong Learning.

 

The Committee reviewed 21 applications received and considered how each of the candidates met the essential competencies from the Behavioural Competencies Framework and Role Profile, and identified those candidates to be recommended to go forward for assessment.

 

RESOLVED  :  That Candidates 4, 10, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17 and 18 be assessed.

7.

Date of next meeting - 9th April 2020, 10.00am, Leaders Conference Room