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March 5, 2007
408. EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT
Professional employees and temporary professional employees must have an
employment contract that is in conformance with the School Code.
The Board has the authority under law to prescribe employment conditions for the
personnel of the school district.
It shall be the policy of this school district that all professional and temporary
professional employees execute a contract upon employment, which shall
automatically renew itself each year unless one of the parties submits resignation in
writing to the Superintendent's office sixty (60) days prior to the effective date of
Nontenured employees, upon reaching the status of tenure, shall be required to
execute a new contract.
SC 1121, 1146
The contract shall specify those matters contained in statute for professional and
temporary professional employees. For part-time professional employees, the
contract or Board resolution shall be in accordance with established policy and
The terms of a collective bargaining agreement may supersede the specifics of an
individual employee contract.
Willful misrepresentation of facts material to employment and determination of
salary level shall be considered cause for dismissal of the employee.
The Board shall be notified promptly of any misunderstanding arising from
application of a given contract or any error in salary paid to the employee.
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Professional employees shall be automatically terminated should they fail to attain
permanent certification within the required time period. It shall be the professional
employee's responsibility to maintain proper certification.