For members wishing to job share or job exchange please download and complete the following applications. These applications must be completed and signed by both members and submitted to the Director of Human Resources at the School Board Office on or before the deadline (March 15).
Two employees, with continuing status, may request permission to share a position equal to one full-time (1.0 FTE) position.
The job-sharing request shall be submitted by March 15
The Board may approve the request. Should the request be denied, reasons in writing will be provided to the employees and to the ADTA.
Salary shall be pro-rated according to the percentage of time worked by each employee.
The Board will pay for benefits contributions in accordance with Article B.11
Each employee is considered for all other purposes to be on leave of absence with respect to the time not worked, pursuant to Article C.23 Part-Time Teachers’ Employment Rights.
The job-sharing assignment will commence the first day of school and run for a complete school year. Annually the employees may request the job sharing assignment be renewed by March 15 preceding the effective school year of the job-sharing assignment.
While the language found in Article D.27 remains, teachers sharing a position are encouraged to participate in staff meetings, and in non-instructional days, regardless of scheduled teaching days.Teachers in a job share will have the same rights and responsibilities for parent conferences as all other teachers.
The teachers shall make efforts to provide coverage during short term leaves. When one of the employees agrees to work due to the temporary absence or illness of the other employee, that employee shall receive payment at full-scale placement for percentage of time worked.
Employees wishing to terminate job sharing shall do so only at the end of the school year. If one employee is unable to continue to the end of the school year then the other may: a. volunteer to take over the full position until the end of the current school year, or b. the vacant position shall be filled as per Article E.28.1
Upon completion of a job-sharing assignment, unless it is renewed pursuant to Article E.30.7 above, the employee shall be entitled to return to the percentage assignment time held prior to the shared assignment, pursuant to Article E.28 Filling Vacant Positions. a. Where possible, the employees shall return to the positions held previously within the school(s) b. In instances where adjustments to the school(s) have been made, the employee with the most seniority shall be given first right to refusal of the former shared position.Thereafter, the employee shall be placed in accordance with Article E.28.1.a. teachers returning from leave of absence.