The district recognizes that assigning qualified staff members to positions throughout the district
is essential to providing an excellent educational program for all students. Every effort will be
made to assign district staff to areas of the greatest need for the benefit of the students. The
district will accept requests for transfer from employees, but will only honor those requests when
it is in the best interest of the district and the educational program to do so.
Assignment -- Placement in a particular position or building by the district.
Transfer -- Reassignment by the district at the request of the employee.
The Board directs the superintendent to assess the staffing needs of the district annually and to
assign support staff as necessary to meet those needs. Although the superintendent will take the
employee’s expressed preference into consideration, the ultimate decision must be based on the
district’s needs. The superintendent may reassign support staff members to different positions or
buildings at any time, including in the middle of the school year.
Transfers in the middle of the year are discouraged and will be considered only in extraordinary
circumstances. Support staff requesting a transfer in the middle of the year must submit a letter
requesting a transfer and discuss the request with both the employee’s immediate supervisor and
the superintendent or designee. Although the superintendent or designee will take the employee’s
expressed preference into consideration, the ultimate decision must be based on the district’s
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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 related information.
St. Charles R-VI School District, St. Charles, Missouri
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