Oregon-Davis School Corporation
Bylaws & Policies
 

1520 - EMPLOYMENT OF ADMINISTRATORS IN ADDITION TO THE SUPERINTENDENT

The School Board recognizes that it is vital to the successful operation of the School Corporation that positions created by the Board be filled with highly qualified and competent administrators.

The Board shall approve the employment, fix the compensation and establish the term of employment for each administrator employed by the Corporation.

In addition to the Superintendent, individuals employed in the following positions shall be considered administrators:

 

A.

assistant superintendent

 
 

B.

Director of Special Education

 
 

C.

Principal

 
 

D.

Assistant principal

The contract entered into between the Board and an administrator shall be subject to the following conditions:

 

A.

If the administrator is a certificated employee, the basic contract must be the Regular Teacher’s Contract as prescribed by the State Superintendent.

 
 

B.

The term of the initial contract for principals, assistant principals, and the director of special education must be for at least two (2) school years.

 

C.

The contract may be altered, modified, or rescinded in favor of a new contract at any time by mutual consent of the Board and the administrator if the contract, when reduced to writing is consistent with Indiana law.

 
 

D.

Administrators other than the Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, Director of Special Education, principal, and assistant principal shall be "at will" employees. Their employment may be terminated with or without cause at any time.

Should the Board choose to employ a spouse or dependent of an administrator, the administrator shall submit a Uniform Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement using State Board of Accounts Form 54266 for acceptance by the Board. This disclosure shall be submitted for acceptance by the Board before the Board considers the approval of the employment of the spouse or dependent.

Relatives of administrators may be employed by the Board, provided the staff member being employed is not placed in a position in which s/he would be supervised directly by the relative staff member.

Any administrator's intentional misstatement of fact or omission material to qualifications for employment or the determination of salary shall be considered by this Board as a reason for contract cancellation.

The employment of administrators prior to approval by the Board is authorized when their employment is required to maintain continuity in the educational program. Employment shall be recommended to the Board at the next regular meeting.

Wherever possible, positions shall be filled by properly-licensed administrators.

The Board shall review a candidate's previous work experience in determining his/her salary.

Prior to employment, the candidate’s eligibility to work shall be checked using E-Verify and the candidate shall execute the verification of eligibility to work under penalty of perjury as required by I.C. 12-32-1-6. The candidate’s written verification of eligibility to be employed shall be retained in the employee’s personnel file for no less than five (5) years.

In the contract with an administrator, the Board may provide compensation for services performed for a time, either before or after the school term, as considered necessary by the Board.

The Superintendent shall prepare administrative guidelines for the recruitment and selection of all administrators.

I.C. 12-32-1-6, 20-26-5-4(8), 20-28-6-2 thru -7, 20-28-8-1 thru -12, 35-44.1-1-4

Revised 12/19/16

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