The Board of Education may, upon the recommendation of the superintendent, employ professional
staff, assistant principals, principals, directors and other supervisory personnel as may be required
for the accreditation of the schools and to accomplish the district's goals and objectives.
The term "professional staff" will be used to designate positions that legally require a certificate
issued by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) or that have been
designated by the district as "professional" positions in the relevant job descriptions. Positions not
designated as "professional" will be considered "support staff" positions for the purposes of Board
All teachers under contract shall be certificated for their particular teaching duties and shall meet the
qualifications as prescribed by DESE.
The superintendent will maintain a comprehensive and current set of job descriptions for all
positions in the district. Job descriptions shall be available in the office of the superintendent during
regular business hours.
The superintendent or designee shall have general responsibility for coordinating the employment
of all professional staff and maintaining adequate personnel records. The superintendent or designee
will assign all professional staff one or more immediate supervisors who will provide training,
direction and performance evaluations.
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Note: The reader is encouraged to check the index located at the beginning of this section
for other pertinent policies and to review administrative procedures and/or forms for
Revised: 07/09/1998; 02/08/2001; 02/08/2001; 08/11/2005; 12/12/2013
St. Charles School District, St. Charles, Missouri
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