GCE - Part-time and Substitute Professional Staff Employment

File:  GCE

 

PART-TIME AND SUBSTITUTE PROFESSIONAL STAFF EMPLOYMENT

 

Substitute Teachers

 

            Substitute teachers shall meet the following qualifications: 

 

            (1)       be at least 18 years old,

            (2)       hold a high school diploma or GED certificate,

            (3)       HOLD A B.S. OR B.A. (OR HIGHER) COLLEGE DEGREE FOR LONG-TERM SUBSTITUTES, AND

            (4)       HAVE GOOD WORK AND CHARACTER REFERENCES.

 

The Buena Vista City School Board shall seek to employ substitute teachers who exceed these requirements.             

 

            A written contract shall be required for a substitute teacher who fills a teacher vacancy for longer than ninety days in one school year.

 

Homebound Teachers

 

            Homebound teachers shall be employed on a part-time, hourly basis. They shall be selected from the active file of applicants in the Personnel Office or from the approved substitute teacher list and shall hold a valid teaching certificate.

 

Part-Time Teachers

 

            An employee working less than 180 days or less than six (6) hours per day or who is restricted to temporary or interim employment is considered part-time.

 

            Part-time teachers shall meet the certification requirements of the State Board of Education.

 

Summer School Teachers

 

            Summer school teachers shall meet all certification requirements.

 

Interns

 

            Arrangements for the utilization of interns in the school division should be initiated through the superintendent.

 

Student Teachers

 

            The school division shall accept student teachers only from accredited institutions.  All student teachers shall meet the same health requirements as all other personnel.  The superintendent shall have the responsibility for the assignment and placement of student teachers in the school system.

 

 

            Student teachers shall not be used as substitute teachers.

 

 

           

Adopted:        01/27/03

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Legal Refs:           Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, sections 22.1-70, 22.1-78, 22.1-302.

 

 

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