Culver Community School Corporation
Administrative Guidelines

4120.10 - JOB SHARING

The Corporation will provide the opportunity for job sharing by two (2) staff members under the following conditions.

 A.By sharing a full-time position, two (2) staff members receive fifty percent (50%) of their regular full-time wages.

 B.Benefits will be pro-rated for half-time service, to the extent permitted by the carrier.

 C.Staff members must have agreed voluntarily, and in writing, to work together. Two (2) staff members who wish to be considered for sharing a job are to submit a request to the Superintendent, the following information:

  1.A description of how the responsibilities specified in the job description would be divided.

  2.Confirmation that other responsibilities, such as staff meetings, in-service training, etc. would be met by both staff members.

  3.A description of what plan would be used for staff member evaluation and proper communication with affected parties.

  4.A description of the process which would be used for communicating with supervisors and other staff members throughout the year.

 D.An arrangement whereby the job-sharing partner will cover, when possible, for the other at the per diem, substitute rate when absences occur.

 E.All requests for a job-sharing assignment must first be submitted to the building principal for review by May 1st for the following school year. The building principal will forward the plan to the Superintendent, who will review all plans prior to the granting of final approval.

 F.The Corporation's commitment to any job-sharing arrangement is limited to one (1) year with authority given to the Superintendent to renew the arrangement if all conditions are being met satisfactorily and evaluation confirms that the expected results from job performance are meeting expectations. If a staff member wishes to return to a full-time position for the following school year, a request is to be submitted to building principal by no later than March 1st calendar days prior to the end of the current school year. Staff members requesting to return to a full-time position will have full return rights, provided there is a position available for which the staff member is qualified and will not result adversely on the refusing bargaining unit member or the Corporation.