432.  WORKING PERIODS - Pg.

432.  WORKING PERIODS

1.        Purpose

Work schedules of the professional staff shall be clearly specified to ensure regular and consistent operation of the District.

2.        Authority

        SC 510, 1504

        Pol. 804

The Board has the authority and responsibility to determine the hours during which educational programs and services shall be available to students and the community, consistent with applicable provisions of the collective bargaining agreement.

3.        Delegation of         Responsibility

The Superintendent or designee shall develop administrative procedures to ensure adherence to work schedules by professional employees.

The building principal shall be responsible for developing and implementing a daily schedule that will provide for the effective supervision of students and the utilization of staff.

4.        Guidelines

        SC 1504

Instructional personnel shall have a duty-free lunch period of not less than thirty (30) minutes.

The length of the working day for professional employees shall be determined in accordance with the terms of the collective bargaining agreement.

During the times students are in attendance, professional staff may be assigned extra or alternative duties, distributed equitably when possible, at the discretion of the building principal.

All professional staff members are expected to attend each faculty meeting unless specifically excused by the responsible administrator.

In cases of excused attendance, the staff member shall meet with the building principal at the earliest convenient time to discuss topics of the faculty meeting.

References:

School Code – P.S. 24 Sec. 510, 1504

Board Policy - 804

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