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Escondido Union HSD  |  BP  4211  Personnel

Recruitment And Selection   

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The Governing Board is committed to employing suitable, qualified individuals to effectively carry out the district's vision, mission, and goals. The Superintendent or designee shall develop equitable, fair, and transparent recruitment and selection procedures.

No inquiry shall be made with regard to any information prohibited by state or federal nondiscrimination laws.

The Superintendent or designee shall not inquire, orally or in writing, in regard to an applicant's salary history information, including compensation and benefits. He/she shall also not rely on salary history information as a factor in determining whether to offer employment to an applicant or the salary to offer. However, the Superintendent or designee may consider salary information that is disclosable under state or federal law or that the applicant discloses voluntarily and without prompting. The Superintendent or designee shall provide the applicant the pay scale for the position to which he/she is applying. (Labor Code 432.3)

District employment practices shall not discriminate against authorized aliens. Legally-required inquiries to assure employment eligibility status shall be made in accordance with Board policy and administrative regulation.

(cf. 4111.2/4211.2/4311.2 - Legal Status Requirement)

The Superintendent shall ensure that persons nominated for employment meet all qualifications established by law and by the Board.

(cf. 4112.4/4212.4/4312.4 - Health Examinations)

With Board approval and in accordance with district needs, the district may provide incentives to recruit teachers, administrators, or other employees, such as signing bonuses, assistance with beginning teacher induction and/or credential costs, mentoring, additional compensation, and/or subsidized housing.

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

200-262.4 Prohibition of discrimination on the basis of sex

44066 Limitations on certification requirements

44858 Age or marital status in certificated positions

44859 Prohibition against certain rules and regulations re: residency

45103-45139 Employment (classified employees)

49406 Examination for tuberculosis

GOVERNMENT CODE

6250-6276.48 Public Records Act

12900-12996 Fair Employment and Housing Act, including:

12940-12956 12957 Discrimination prohibited; unlawful practices

LABOR CODE

432.3 Salary information

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 5

552 Freedom of Information Act

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 8

1324a Unlawful employment of aliens

1324b Unfair immigration related employment practices

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

1681-1688 Title IX prohibition against discrimination

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 42

2000d-2000d-7 Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964

2000e-2000e-17 Title VII, Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended

12101-12213 Americans with Disabilities Act

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 28

35.101-35.190 Americans with Disabilities Act

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34

106.51-106.61 Nondiscrimination on the basis of sex in employment in education program or activities

COURT DECISIONS

C.A. v William S. Hart Union High School District et al., (2012) 138 Cal.Rptr.3d 1

Management Resources:

CALIFORNIA COUNTY SUPERINTENDENTS EDUCATIONAL SERVICES ASSOCIATION PUBLICATIONS

Teacher Recruitment in California: An Analysis of Effective Strategies, Research Brief, Veritas Research and Evaluation Group, October 2017

WEB SITES

California County Superintendents Educational Services Association: http://ccsesa.org/recruit

California Department of Education: https://www.cde.ca.gov

California Department of Fair Employment and Housing: http://www.dfeh.ca.gov

Commission on Teacher Credentialing: http://www.ctc.ca.gov

Education Job Opportunities Information Network: http://www.edjoin.org

Teach USA: http://www.calteach.org https://culturalvistas.org/programs/us/teach-usa

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: http://www.eeoc.gov

Policy ESCONDIDO UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: March 15, 1994 Escondido, California

revised: June 19, 2018