ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL Policy Code: 7423
The primary objective in filling a vacant administrative or supervisory position will be to hire the best available person without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation or national origin. Experience, proven and potential ability, personality, suitability, training and level of current certification will be considered.
No vacancy will be filled without recommendation by the superintendent and approval by the board.
QUALIFICATIONS AND DUTIES
All administrative and supervisory personnel must be qualified to hold their offices pursuant to State law and state board of education rules and regulations. The superintendent will develop and maintain job descriptions for all such personnel, subject to approval by the board.
Each assistant superintendent and chief administrator as defined by law, will enter into an explicit contractual agreement with the board upon recommendation of the superintendent. The contract will meet the requirements of State law and will be filed with the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
The terms of the contract between the board and an assistant superintendent or chief administrator will include general responsibilities, professional activities, evaluations, salary, vacation and leave arrangements, and any other benefits.
The terms of employment for other personnel with supervisory or administrative responsibilities, including directors, supervisors and principals, may include similar provisions and will be in accordance with State law and regulations.
The superintendent will annually evaluate the performance of all administrative personnel directly supervised by him or her, including principals, and make recommendations regarding their employment and salary status. Evaluators will use the standards provided in policy 1610-7800, Evaluation of Licensed Employees.
Legal References: G.S. 115C-276(j); -276(1); -278; -284; -325; -326
Adopted: October 23, 1995
Revised: July 9, 2007