Employee Policies and Procedures

 
Employee Travel Policy
 
All employees must follow approved board procedures when traveling. Employees must complete a travel request for approval prior to any trip. 
 
 
Inservice & Staff Development Opportunities
 
Administrative & Supervisory Employees
  • These employees shall show evidence of continual professional growth by attendance at in-service programs and institutes and otherwise keeping abreast of research in curriculum and student growth and development.
 
Certified Employees
  • Tennessee Department of Education requires all certified employees to complete thirty (30) hours of approved in-service annually.
  • In-service credit shall not be given while performing duties which are required as part of regular teaching assignments.
  • Training that provides a stipend cannot be considered in-service.
 
Non-Certified Employees
  • These employees are required to attend annual mandatory in-service as required for their position.
 
Personnel Records
 
All employees should notify the central office when any of the following occur:
  • change of address
  • change of dependents
  • additional licensure 
 
Sick Leave
 
Certified Employees
  • Each employee shall earn one sick day for each month employed during the school year and shall accumulate for an unlimited number of days.
  • Each employee shall earn personal and professional leave at the rate of one day for each half year employed for a total of two days per year. Any personal and professional leave remaining unused at the end of a school year shall be credited to sick leave. 
 
Non-Certified Employees
  • All support employees have five sick days per year. All support personnel will be allowed to accumulate up to twenty (20) sick days. Any days accumulated over twenty (20) will be paid for at the end of the school year. Support personnel working part of the year will accumulate one day of sick leave for every two months of employment up to a maximum of five sick days. 
  • At the termination of the employment of any employee, all unused sick leave accumulated by the employee shall be terminated.
  • All support personnel will receive three days of paid bereavement leave in the event of the death of a spouse, child, parent, brother, sister, grandchild, grandparent, father-in-law, or mother-in-law.