Hope ESD | BP 4311 Personnel
Recruitment And Selection
The Board of Trustees is committed to employing suitable, qualified individuals to effectively carry out the district's vision, mission, and goals.
(cf. 0000 - Vision)
(cf. 0200 - Goals for the School District)
(cf. 4000 - Concepts and Roles)
(cf. 4100 - Certificated Personnel)
(cf. 4200 - Classified Personnel)
(cf. 4300 - Administrative and Supervisory Personnel)
The Superintendent or designee shall develop equitable, fair, and transparent recruitment and selection processes and procedures that ensure individuals are selected based on demonstrated knowledge, skills, and competence and not on any bias, personal preference, or unlawful discrimination.
(cf. 0410 - Nondiscrimination in District Programs and Activities)
(cf. 4030 - Nondiscrimination in Employment)
(cf. 4032 - Reasonable Accommodation)
When a vacancy occurs, the Superintendent or designee shall review the job description for the position to ensure that it accurately describes the major functions and duties of the position. He/she shall also disseminate job announcements to ensure a wide range of candidates.
The district's selection procedures shall include screening processes, interviews, recommendations from previous employers, and observations when appropriate, as necessary to identify the best possible candidate for a position.
(cf. 4112.61/4212.61/4312.61 - Employment References)
The Superintendent or designee may establish an interview committee to rank candidates and recommend finalists. During job interviews, applicants may be asked to describe or demonstrate how they will be able to perform the duties of the job. All discussions and recommendations shall be confidential in accordance with law.
(cf. 2230 - Representative and Deliberative Groups)
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. Upon request, the Superintendent or designee shall provide the applicant the pay scale for the position to which he/she is applying. (Labor Code 432.3)
For each position, the Superintendent or designee shall present to the Board one candidate who meets all qualifications established by law and the Board for the position. No person shall be employed by the Board without the recommendation or endorsement of the Superintendent or designee.
(cf. 4112 - Appointment and Conditions of Employment)
(cf. 4112.2 - Certification)
(cf. 4112.22 - Staff Teaching English Learners)
(cf. 4112.23 - Special Education Staff)
(cf. 4212 - Appointment and Conditions of Employment)
(cf. 4312.1 - Contracts)
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.
200-262.4 Prohibition of discrimination
35035 Responsibilities of superintendent
44066 Limitations on certification requirement
44259 Teaching credential; exception; designated subjects; minimum requirements
44750 Teacher recruitment resource center
44830-44831 Employment of certificated persons
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
815.2 Liability of public entities and public employees
6250-6276.48 Public Records Act
12900-12996 Fair Employment and Housing Act, including:
12940-12957 Discrimination prohibited; unlawful practices
HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE
53570-53574 Teacher Housing Act of 2016
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 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
C.A. v William S. Hart Union High School District et al., (2012) 138 Cal.Rptr.3d 1
Policy HOPE SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: July 1992 Santa Barbara, California
revised: November 5, 2018