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6.104 Probationary Status for Non-Instructional Personnel

6.104 Probationary Status for Non-Instructional Personnel

Chapter 6.00: Personnel

6.104

PROBATIONARY STATUS FOR NON-INSTRUCTIONAL PERSONNEL

POLICY

Upon initial employment, non-instructional employees shall serve a probationary period. If a collective bargaining agreement does not provide for the conditions of a probationary period, then the following provisions shall govern the implementation of this policy:

I. The probationary period shall begin the first day of regular employment. II. The probationary period shall be as follows:

A. Two (2) years for eleven and twelve month personnel. B. Three (3) years for ten month personnel.

III. Employment during the probationary period must be continuous for probation to be successfully completed.

IV. The probationary period may be extended if:

A. The fingerprinting process is pending completion, or

B. The Superintendent or designee determines that an additional probationary period is needed.

V. The Superintendent shall determine whether to continue the employee’s employment for the

duration of the contract year.

VI. A probationary employee who is recommended for termination (non-renewed) shall not have rights of appeal nor have a written explanation.

VII. Probationary non-instructional personnel shall be entitled the same benefits that are provided other employees in the same work position.

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 1001.42, 1012.22, 1012.23, F.S.

LAWS IMPLEMENTED: 1012.40, F.S.

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION RULES:

HISTORY: Adopted: 07/14/1998

Revision Date(s):

Formerly: New

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