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1.        Purpose

The Board places substantial responsibility and authority for the effective management of the schools with District administrators.

2.        Authority

        SC 508, 1106,                 1142

        Title 22

        Sec. 4.4

The Board shall, by a majority vote of all members, approve the employment; set the compensation; and establish the term of employment for each administrator employed by this District.

3.        Guidelines

For purposes of the 300 section of Board policy, administrative positions shall be deemed to be: Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, Business Manager, Director of Human Resources, as well as all positions covered by the Administrator Compensation Plan and the Supportive Personnel Supervisors/Coordinators Compensation Plan.

Approval shall normally be given to the candidates for employment recommended by the Superintendent.

When any recommended candidate has been rejected by the Board, the Superintendent shall make a substitute recommendation.

Any employee's misstatement of fact material to qualifications for employment or determination of salary shall constitute grounds for dismissal by the Board.

        SC 1109

        Title 22

        Sec. 49.111,


No candidate for employment as an administrator shall receive a recommendation for employment without evidence of his/her certification, if such certification is required.

        SC 111

        Title 22

        Sec. 8.1 et seq        23 Pa. C.S.A.         Sec. 6301 et seq

No candidate shall be employed until such candidate has complied with the mandatory background check requirements for criminal history and child abuse and the District has evaluated the results of that screening process.

4.        Delegation of         Responsibility

        Pol. 104

The Superintendent or designee shall develop procedures for the recruitment, screening, and recommendation of candidates for employment as administrators. The Superintendent or designee shall recruit and recommend applicants in accordance with Board policy and state and federal laws and regulations.

Staff vacancies that represent opportunities for professional advancement or diversification shall be made known to District personnel so they may apply for such positions.

        42 U.S.C.

        Sec. 12112

The Superintendent or designee shall apply necessary screening procedures to determine the candidate's ability to perform the tasks of the job for which the candidate is being considered.

The Superintendent or designee shall seek recommendations from former employers and others in assessing the candidate's qualifications. Recommendations and references shall be retained confidentially and for official use only.


School Code – 24 P.S. Sec. 111, 508, 1106, 1109, 1142

State Board of Education Regulations – 22 PA Code Sec. 4.4, 8.1 et seq.,

        49.111, 49.121

Child Protective Services Law – 23 Pa. C.S.A. Sec. 6301 et seq.

Federal Anti-Discrimination Laws –

        20 U.S.C. Sec. 1681 et seq. (Title IX)

        42 U.S.C. Sec. 2000e et seq. (Title VII)

Americans With Disabilities Act – 42 U.S.C. Sec. 12101 et seq.

Board Policy – 104

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