Each teacher will be entitled to up to five (5) days of paid leave each school year for personal necessity. Except in an emergency all personal leave should be requested at least 48 hours in advance and will require approval of the administration.Personal leave is in no way to be construed as additional sick leave or vacation time and is not accumulative. Personal leave days will not be used for extending a holiday or a vacation. Requests for personal leave in connection to a holiday or vacation may be granted in exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the principal. The administration in charge has the right to limit the total number of leaves on any day.
Up to four (4) paid leave days may be granted for personal, legal or business matters which require absence during work hours. Unless an emergency exists, requests for personal leave must be made to the principal at least 24 hours in advance. Personal leave may not be used for purposes eligible for leave.