Policy 412.01

Support Staff Qualifications, Recruitment and Selection

Support staff includes all teacher assistants, secretaries, clerical staff members, custodians, maintenance staff, drivers and all other positions that do not fall within the definition of certificated employee. All support staff members shall be considered “at will” employees.

It shall be the responsibility of the superintendent and building principals to establish job specifications and job descriptions for support staff positions. Positions may be full-time or part-time but may only be added within budget designations as established by the board.

The board delegates to the superintendent or designee the authority to recruit, employ, assign and terminate support staff members; provided that all such actions shall be in accordance with the applicable provisions of state and federal law regulating “at will” employees. The district shall conduct a criminal background check on any applicant at the point of consideration for selection. The superintendent shall report to the board annually the names and assignments of support staff personnel. The board shall annually set the wages and benefits of support staff per classification.

Legal Reference:
79-501 and 79-802

Approved: July 13, 1992
Revised: February 13, 2006