5000 Series | Kimberly
Employee Reporting Arrest, Charges, Conviction, and Protection Order
It is the philosophy of Kimberly School District that employees report arrest, charges, convictions, and protection orders in order to empower the school district with this information to mitigate disruptions. An arrest, charge, conviction, and protection order may not necessitate disciplinary action. Each incident will be dealt with on a case by case basis.
Paraprofessionals, Teachers’ Aides, and Paraeducators
Paraprofessionals, teachers’ aides, and paraeducators, as defined in the appropriate job descriptions, are under the supervision of a principal and a teacher to whom the principal may have delegated responsibility for close direction. The nature of the work accomplished by paraeducators will encompass a variety of tasks that may be inclusive of “limited instructional duties.”
Worker’s Compensation Procedure
Classified Employee Grievance Procedure
Employee Responsibilities Regarding Student Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying
The personal safety and welfare of each child is of paramount concern to the Board of Trustees, employees, and patrons of the District. It is of particular importance that employees within the District become knowledgeable and thoroughly educated as to their legal and ethical responsibilities regarding intervention and reporting of student harassment, intimidation, and bullying.
Substance Abuse Procedure
Statement of Purpose:
Establish a drug-free workplace for the safety and health of our employees, students, and the general public. This is in accordance with Federal Law: PL 100-690, Title V. Subtitle D known as the Drug-Free Workplace Act & Drug-Free Schools and Community Act.
All employees, prospective employees and contract personnel, are subject to the conditions and terms of this policy.
Tobacco Free Policy
The District maintains tobacco free buildings and grounds. Use of tobacco will not be allowed in any buildings or grounds nor will employees be allowed to use tobacco while on duty. Employees of the District will be hired with the understanding they are not to use any type of tobacco in school buildings or grounds.
These prohibitions on tobacco use are applicable to all school grounds twenty-four hours a day.
Legal Reference: I.C. § 39-5501 et seq. Clean Indoor Air Act
Adopted on: Nov. 21, 2003
Evaluation of Non-Certified Staff
The District has a firm commitment to performance evaluation of District personnel, whatever their category and level, through the medium of a formalized system. The primary purpose of such evaluation is to assist personnel in professional development and in achieving District goals. The procedures outlined in this document apply to non-certificated personnel.