Ordinances to the 2009 Statutes (OA20)

The following Ordinances were made at the College Meeting under the authority of Statute S2.3 on 3 March 2009.

OA20: Initial Service Review

OA20.1 The Society shall produce a ‘Code of Practice for the management of probation of members of academic staff’, setting out the policy and procedures for the probationary period of the appointment of a member of academic staff.
OA20.2 The decision whether a Member of academic staff has completed a satisfactory period of probation shall be based transparently on reasons relating to the personal qualities, abilities and achievements of the individual Member of academic staff.
OA20.3 The Fellowship Committee shall make the initial review of whether the performance of the individual has satisfied the conditions of probation The Committee shall invite a member of academic staff in question to make representations orally or in writing before it makes any recommendation to the Society.
OA20.4 The Society in College Meeting shall decide whether to continue the appointment of a Member of academic staff whose contract is subject to satisfactory completion of probation. It shall invite a member of academic staff in question to make representations orally or in writing before it makes any recommendation to the Society. A member of academic staff shall be entitled to representation at that meeting. Regulations shall determine the procedure for the conduct of business at a College Meeting relating to this issue.
OA20.5 A member of academic staff shall have a right of appeal to an Appeal Panel.