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Original Adopted Date: 2-14-83                                          Last Revised Date: 6-9-03                                        Last Reviewed Date: 8-22-22

The board will enter into a written contract with licensed employees, other than administrators, employed on a regular basis.  Each contract will be for a period of one year, beginning on August 1 and ending on July 31. 

It shall be the responsibility of the superintendent to complete the contracts for licensed employees and present them to the board for approval.  The contracts shall be signed by the board president.  After obtaining the employee’s signature, the contract is filed with the board secretary.


Legal Reference:        Harris v. Manning Independent School District of Manning, 245 Iowa 1295, 66 N.W.2d 438 (1954).

                                    Shackelford v. District Township of Beaver, Polk County, 203 Iowa 243, 212 N.W. 467 (1927).

                                    Burkhead v. Independent School District of Independence, 107 Iowa 29, 77 N.W. 491 (1898).

                                    Iowa Code chs. 20; 279 (2013).


Cross Reference:        405.2   Licensed Employee Qualifications, Recruitment, Selection

                                    405.4   Licensed Employee Continuing Contracts

                                    407      Licensed Employee Termination of Employment