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Recruitment And Selection   

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The Board of Education desires to employ the most highly qualified and appropriate person available for each open position in order to improve student achievement and efficiency in district operations.

The Superintendent or designee shall recruit candidates for open positions based on an assessment of the district's needs for specific skills, knowledge and abilities. He/she shall develop job descriptions that accurately describe all essential and marginal functions and duties of each position, and shall disseminate job announcements to ensure a wide range of candidates.

The Superintendent or designee shall develop selection procedures that identify the best possible candidate for each position based on screening processes, interviews, observations and recommendations. All discussions and recommendations shall be confidential in accordance with law.

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 any category of discrimination prohibited by state or federal law.

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. 0410 - Nondiscrimination in District Programs and Activities)

(cf. 4000 - Concepts and Roles)

(cf. 4030 - Nondiscrimination in Employment)

(cf. 4031 - Complaints Concerning Discrimination in Employment)

(cf. 4032 - Reasonable Accommodation)

(cf. 4100 - Certificated Personnel)

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

(cf. 4112 - Appointment and Conditions of Employment)

(cf. 4112.2 - Certification)

(cf. 4112.24 - Teacher Qualifications Under the No Child Left Behind Act)

(cf. 4200 - Classified Personnel)

(cf. 4212 - Appointment and Conditions of Employment)

(cf. 4300 - Administrative and Supervisory Personnel)

(cf. 4312.1 - Contracts

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

44735 Incentive grants for recruiting teachers for low-performing schools

44740-44741 Personnel Management Assistance Teams

44750-44754.5 Regional teacher recruitment centers

44830-44831 Employment of certificated persons

44858 Age or marital status in certificated positions

44859 Prohibition against certain rules and regulations re residency

45103-45138 Employment (classified employees)

49406 Examination for tuberculosis

52051 Academic Performance Index

GOVERNMENT CODE

12900-12996 Fair Employment and Housing Act, including:

12940-12956 Discrimination prohibited; unlawful practices

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 8

1324a Unlawful employment of aliens

1324b Unfair immigration related practices

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

2000h-2-2000h-6 Title IX, 1972 Education Act Amendments

12101-12213 Americans with Disabilities Act

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 28

35.101-35.190 Americans with Disabilities Act

Management Resources:

CSBA PUBLICATIONS

Maximizing School Board Leadership: Human Resources, 1996

WEB SITES

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

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

CalTeach: http://www.calteach.org

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

Policy VISTA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: October 21, 2010 Vista, California