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Escondido Union HSD  |  BP  4111  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 which include:

1. Assessment of the district's needs for specific skills, knowledge and abilities

2. Development of job descriptions which accurately describe all essential and marginal functions and duties of each position

(cf. 4119.3/4219.3/4319.3 - Duties of Personnel)

3. Dissemination of vacancy announcements to ensure a wide range of candidates

4. Screening procedures which identify the best possible candidates for interviews

5. Interview procedures which determine the best qualified candidate for recommendation to the Board

The Superintendent or designee shall recommend only those candidates who meet all qualifications established by law and the Board for the position. Nominations for employment shall be based upon screening devices, interviews, observations, and recommendations from previous employers. During job interviews, applicants may be asked to describe or demonstrate how they will be able to perform the duties of the job.

No inquiry shall be made with regard to the age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, medical condition, disability or sexual orientation of a person seeking employment. 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)

(cf. 4030 - Nondiscrimination in Employment)

(cf. 4032 - Reasonable Accommodation)

(cf. 4111.1/4211.1/4311.1 - Affirmative Action)

District employment practices shall not discriminate against legal noncitizen residents. Inquiries to assure employment eligibility shall be made in accordance with Board policy and administrative regulation.

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

No person shall be employed by the Board without the recommendation or endorsement of the Superintendent or designee, who shall present one candidate to the Board for approval.

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 requirement

44259 Teaching credential; exception; designated subjects; minimum requirements

44830-44831 Employment of certificated persons

44830.5 Assignment of certificated employees to district; ethnic ratio

44858 Age or marital status in employment positions requiring certification qualifications

44859 Prohibition against certain rules and regulations re residency

GOVERNMENT CODE

6250-6276.48 Public Records Act

12900-12996 Fair Employment and Housing Act, including

12940- 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

1324(a) Unlawful employment of aliens

1324b - Unfair immigration related employment practices

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 42

12101 12213 Americans With Disabilities Act

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 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: June 18, 1996 Escondido, California

revised: June 19, 2018