Vista USD | BP 4211 Personnel
Recruitment And Selection
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. 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
44066 Limitations on certification requirement
44259 Teaching credential; exception; designated subjects; minimum requirements
44735 Incentive grants for recruiting teachers for low-performing schools
44858 Age or marital status in certificated positions
44859 Prohibition against certain rules and regulations re residency
49406 Examination for tuberculosis
52051 Academic Performance Index
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 8
1324a Unlawful employment of aliens
1324b Unfair immigration related practices
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 42
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
Maximizing School Board Leadership: Human Resources, 1996
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: http://www.eeoc.gov
Department of Fair Employment and Housing: http://www.dfeh.ca.gov
Education Job Opportunities Information Network: http://www.edjoin.org
Policy VISTA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: October 21, 2010 Vista, California