(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, a county superintendent of schools may employ substitute or temporary employees in a position requiring certification requirements to serve for periods of less than one year to provide instructional and related educational services in county community schools operated pursuant to Chapter 6.5 (commencing with Section 1980) of Part 2 and juvenile court schools operated pursuant to Article 2.5 (commencing with Section 48645) of Chapter 4 of Part 27 if a temporary increase in enrollment exists.
(b) The number of employees hired under this section shall not exceed the number necessary to accommodate the temporary increase in enrollment and shall not increase established class size or pupil-to-teacher ratios, or both.
(c) If a substitute or temporary employee serves more than 60 schooldays, the employee is deemed to have been hired as a substitute or temporary employee for the duration of the semester in which the employee renders the substitute or temporary service.
(d) Notwithstanding Sections 44917 and 44920, it is not required that substitute or temporary employees employed under this section replace regularly employed persons absent from service.
(e) For purposes of this section, a temporary increase in enrollment exists when the number of pupils enrolled is more than the average enrollment of the preceding two fiscal years prior to the year in which the substitute or temporary employee was hired under this section.
(Added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 255, Sec. 1.)
Education Code 1980
Education Code 44917
Education Code 44920
Education Code 48645