410 OTHER LICENSED EMPLOYEES

410.1 SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS

The board recognizes the need for substitute teachers. Substitute teachers shall be licensed to teach in Iowa.

It shall be the responsibility of the building principal to maintain a list of substitute teachers who may be called upon to replace regular contract licensed employees. Individuals whose names do not appear on this list will not be employed as a substitute without specific approval of the superintendent. It shall be the responsibility of the building principal to fill absences with substitute teachers immediately.

Substitute teachers will be paid a per diem rate. Substitutes employed for 10 or more consecutive days in the same position shall be paid according to the BA Lane Step 0 salary of the prevailing salary schedule.  Substitutes employed for 20 or more consecutive days in the same position shall be paid according to the prevailing salary schedule based on qualifications and experience, however no more than 8 years of experience for a BA Degree and 10 years experience for a MA Degree shall be allowed.  Substitute licensed employees are expected to perform the same duties as the licensed employees.

 

Legal Reference:          Iowa Association of School Boards v. PERB, 400 N.W.2d 571 (Iowa 1987).

                                    Iowa Code §§ 20.1, .4(5), .9; Ch.272 (2013).

                                    281 I.A.C. 12.4.

Cross Reference:         405.1   Licensed Employee Defined

                                    405.2   Licensed Employee Qualifications, Recruitment, Selection

Approved:       2-14-83

Reviewed:        6-14-93, 11-13-06, 1-23-12, 11-28-16

Revised:           6-30-97. 6-9-03, 10-27-08

 

 

 

410.2 SUMMER SCHOOL LICENSED EMPLOYEES

It shall be within the discretion of the board to offer an education program during the summer recess.  Licensed employees who volunteer or who are appointed to deliver the summer education program are compensated in addition to their regular duties during the school academic year, unless such arrangements are made prior to determining the employee's compensation for the year.

Should the board determine a summer education program is necessary, licensed employees will be given the opportunity to volunteer for the positions available.  If the board determines a course must be offered and no licensed employee volunteers for the position, the board will make the necessary arrangements to fill the position.  The board will consider applications from volunteers of current licensed employees in conjunction with other applications.

It shall be the responsibility of the superintendent to make a recommendation to the board regarding the need for and the delivery of the summer education program.

 

Legal Reference:          Iowa Code §§ 279.8; 280.14 (2015).

Cross Reference:         505.2   Student Promotion-Retention-Acceleration

                                    603.2   Summer School Instruction

Approved:                   6-30-97

Reviewed:                    11-13-06, 1-23-12, 11-28-16

Revised:                       6-9-03

410.3 TRUANCY OFFICER

The principal of each school building is to serve as the building's truancy officer.

When a student is truant, the principal/truancy officer shall investigate the cause of a student's truancy and attempt to ensure the student's attendance.  The principal/truancy officer may take the student into custody.  A student taken into custody will be placed in the custody of the principal.  The principal/truancy officer will attempt to contact the student's parents when the student is taken into custody.

 

Legal Reference:          Iowa Code §§ 299.10-.11, .15 (2013).

Cross Reference:         501.10 Truancy - Unexcused Absences

Approved:                    6-30-97

Reviewed:                     6-9-03, 11-13-06, 1-23-12, 11-28-16

Revised:

 

410.4 EDUCATION AIDE

The board may employ education aides or other instructional support personnel to assist licensed personnel in non-teaching duties, including, but not limited to:

1.         managing and maintaining records, materials and equipment;

2.         attending to the physical needs of children; and

3.         performing other limited services to support teaching duties when such duties are determined and directed by the teacher.

Education aides who hold a teaching certificate shall be compensated at the rate of pay established by the Master Contract for their position as an education aide. It shall be the responsibility of the principal to supervise education aides.

A person who holds a teaching certificate shall be considered a classified employee when employed as an education aide. The requirements stated in the Working Agreement between employees in that classified collecting bargaining unit and the board regarding the compensation of such employees will be followed.

 

Legal Reference:          Iowa Code §§ 279.8; 280.3, .14 (2013).

                                    281 I.A.C. 12.4(9); .5(9).

Cross Reference:         411.2   Classified Employee Qualifications, Recruitment, Selection

Approved:       6-30-97

Reviewed:        11-13-06, 1-23-12, 11-28-16

Revised:           6-9-03

 

410.5 MIDDLE SCHOOL COACHES

On an annual basis, when actual student participant numbers in the middle school activities listed below reach 20 or above, the current contracted middle school head coach shall request an assistant to assist with coaching and supervision.  The assistant coach percentage of pay will be two percentage points less than the listed Schedule B middle school head coach percentage for the same activity (see table).  The contract for the assistant middle school coach will be for one year in length and end at the conclusion of the current school year.

           

Middle School Activity

Current

Head Coach

Assistant Coach

Basketball

7%

5%

Cross Country

6%

4%

Football

7%

5%

Soccer

7%

5%

Softball

6%

4%

Track

7%

5%

Volleyball

7%

5%

Wrestling

7%

5%

 

Legal Reference:  Iowa Code §§ 20.1, .4, .7, .9; 279.8 (2013)

 

Cross Reference: 406.1 Licensed Employee Salary Schedule

406.2 Licensed Employee Salary Schedule Advancement

 

Approved:       7-10-17

Reviewed:       

Revised: