402 – Definitions

The following terms shall have the following meanings as used in these Article 400 policies:

Administrators. The term “administrators” shall include professional licensed employees employed under contracts issued pursuant to Iowa Code Section 279.23 and shall include the Superintendent of Schools, the Director of Student Services, the Director of Curriculum and Assessment, the Coordinator of Special Education, the Coordinator of Instructional Support, principals, associate principals, the Director of Human Resources, the Director of Activities and Community Education and the Adventuretime Director.

Licensed Employees. The term “licensed employees” shall include all professional employees who hold certificates, licenses or statements of professional recognition from the Iowa Department of Education and the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners or a license from the Board of Nursing, whether full-time or part-time, when such certificates, licenses or statements are required for the position the employee is holding, including administrators, teachers, nurses, counselors, librarians, and coaches.

Full-time Employees. The term “full-time employees” shall include all employees who work a minimum of thirty (30) hours per week.

Classified Employees.  The term “classified employees” shall include the following employees, whether full-time or part-time:

  1. Chief Financial Officer
  2. Transportation employees
  3. Clerical employees
  4. Custodial employees
  5. Educational associates
  6. Food Service employees
  7. Maintenance employees
  8. Child Care employees

Part-time Employees.  The term “part-time employees” shall include all employees who work less than thirty (30) hours per week.

Supervisors. The term “supervisors” shall include classified supervisory employees, including the Chief Financial Officer, the Food Services Director, and the Maintenance/Grounds/Construction Supervisor and the Custodial Supervisor.

Temporary Employees.  The term “temporary employees” shall include all employees who have been employed for a period of time of four consecutive months or less. In addition, all substitute administrators, teachers, counselors, librarians and nurses not on continuing contracts shall be deemed temporary employees.

Date of Revision: January 8, 2018

Legal References: 20.3(9), 20.3(11), 20.4, Chapter 272, 279.8, 279.13, 279.19B, 279.21, 279.23, 281 I.A.C., 294.1, Code of Iowa; 281 I.A.C. 12.4, 41.8, 41.9, 41.10, 43.10, 43.23; 282 I.A.C. 25.2


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