A teacher who holds a full-time continuing contract will, upon request, and with regard for district needs, be granted a part-time assignment.
A request to return to full-time employment by a teacher working part-time while on a full-time contract will be granted.
A return to full-time employment will only be granted for the beginning of the ensuing school term, provided that a written request is received by Human Resources no later than May 30 of the preceding school year.
At the conclusion of two years, or anytime thereafter, and at the sole discretion of the Superintendent of Schools and with regard for district needs, a teacher working part-time on a full-time contract may be required to return to a full-time assignment or accept a part-time contract.
Where the District requests an individual to return to a full-time assignment, the employee will be provided with one year's written notice.
A teacher who holds a part-time continuing contract may, with regard for district needs, be granted a full-time assignment.
At any time during the second consecutive full year that a teacher holding a part-time continuing contract is granted a full-time assignment, the Principal may recommend to the Superintendent of Schools that the teacher be granted a full-time continuing contract. When doing so, the Principal must confirm that the teacher meets the Teaching Quality Standard and ensure that a full-time assignment will be available for the teacher at the school for the ensuing school year.
In making a decision, the Superintendent of Schools will consider the District's staffing needs and fiscal responsibility. The effective date of the full-time contract will be at the sole discretion of the Superintendent of Schools.
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