Duties and Authority
District administrative and supervisory positions are established by the School Board in accordance with State law and regulations. This policy applies to all administrators other than the Superintendent, including without limitation, Building Principals. The general duties and authority of each administrative or supervisory position are approved by the School Board, upon the Superintendent's recommendation, and contained in the respective position's job description. In the event of a conflict, State law and/or the administrator’s employment agreement shall control.
All administrative personnel shall be appropriately licensed and shall meet all applicable requirements contained in State law and Illinois State Board of Education rules.
The performance of all administrative personnel will be evaluated by the Superintendent or a designee; the Superintendent shall make employment and salary recommendations to the School Board.
Administrators shall annually present evidence to the Superintendent of professional growth through attendance at educational conferences, additional schooling, in-service training, and Illinois Administrators’ Academy courses) and through participation in the general development and improvement of the school program.
Administrative Work Year
The administrator's work year shall be the same as the District's fiscal year, July 1 through June 30, unless otherwise stated in the employment agreement. In addition to legal holidays, the administrators shall have vacation periods as approved by the Superintendent. All administrators shall be available for work when their services are necessary.
Compensation and Benefits
The School Board will consider the Superintendent's recommendations when setting compensation for individual administrators. These recommendations should be presented to the School Board no later than the second School Board meeting in June.
Unless stated otherwise in individual employment contracts, all benefits and leaves of absence available to teaching personnel are available to administrative personnel.
LEGAL REF: 105 ILCS 5/10-21.4a, 5/24A-1, 5/24A-3, and 5/24A-4.
23 Ill. Admin. Code § 1.310
CROSS REF: 3:60, 5:30, 5:250
ADOPTED: October 4, 1999
REVISED: February 23, 2017