Board Policies & Administrative Procedures
Date of Approval: 2017 August 1
Last Amended: 2019 January 9
Last Reviewed: 2019 November 29
FOUNDATIONAL PILLAR - Operational Expectations
It is the will of the Board that the Superintendent shall ensure the employment, development, evaluation and compensation of the organization’s employees are conducted in a manner that enables the Division to achieve its Organizational Goals.
REQUIREMENTS AND LIMITS
- The Superintendent shall ensure all employees
- are qualified to perform the responsibilities assigned to them
- operate with adequate job descriptions
- are able to access effective or required professional development and training
- are informed that they are required to be familiar with and adhere to the Division’s policies and procedures
- are informed of significant changes to policy and administrative procedure
- have their confidential information protected.
- The Superintendent shall develop and administer clear administrative procedures for employees, including procedures for
- recognition for long service
- expectations of school principals
- suspension, transfer and termination of employees
- effective evaluation where employees are informed of the performance standards
- protection to support public interest disclosure (Whistle blower Protection)
- effective handling of grievances including
- protection against unsafe working conditions
- protection against sexual, physical or psychological harassment or violence.
- assurance of safe working conditions including
- working alone
- development and communication of work place hazard assessments.
- The Superintendent shall honour the terms of all negotiated collective agreements and employment contracts.
- The Superintendent shall reasonably include people in the decisions that affect them.
- The Superintendent shall maintain an organizational culture that positively impacts the ability of employees to responsibly perform their jobs and work in an environment of professional support and courtesy.
- The Superintendent shall, on an annual basis, develop for the Board’s consideration, a total compensation package recommendation and rationale for all employees not covered by a collective agreement.
- In a timely manner, the Superintendent shall inform the Board of all changes to an employee’s total compensation and significant changes to working conditions.
- In the fall, the Superintendent shall inform the Board, of how staff will be consulted and included in decisions that affect them.
- Annually, the Superintendent shall review with the Board the administrative procedure that identifies the primary responsibilities delegated to school principals.
2017 Aug 1 Approved
2017 Oct 4 Reviewed
2017 Oct 11 Amended
2018 Feb 18 Reviewed
2018 Dec 12 Reviewed
2019 Jan 9 Amended
2019 Apr 10 Reviewed
2019 Nov 29 Reviewed