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State Board Policy

DESCRIPTOR TERM: Contracts, Teachers
CODE: 2600
ADOPTION DATE: March 22, 1985
REVISION: June 21, 2002

CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT WITH MISSISSIPPI PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR
ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT, PRINCIPAL AND CERTIFICATED EMPLOYEE

This agreement is made and entered into as of the dates indicated below, by and between

_________________________________________________________________________________
First Name Middle Name Last Name Social Security Number  (employee), and the __________________________________________ School District (employer), with the employee having been duly elected and approved for employment by the school board of the employer.

This agreement provides:

That the employee will be employed by the employer for the scholastic year(s) 20____ - 20____ and shall hold the position of __________________________________________________________.
Assistant Superintendent, Principal, Certificated Employee

That the employee will be employed for ______ days during said scholastic year. And that the employee shall be available to perform assigned duties beginning on ____________________, 20____ and ending on ____________________, 20____, or otherwise, as may be amended by the employer due to an emergency or other good cause in accordance with the policies of the employer.

That the employee will perform assigned duties during the school term. And that the school term will consist of ______ days and will commence and end on dates established in accordance with the policies of the employer.

That the employee agrees to reassignment during the school term to any area for which a valid certificate is held.

That in consideration for the duties performed under this agreement, the employer agrees to compensate the employee with an annual salary of $_______________, which shall be paid in _____ equal installments with the first payment beginning on the last working day of the month for which duties are performed or as may be otherwise provided by law. And that the annual salary is established in accordance with the policies of the employer and is based on an amount from the Adequate Education Program Salary scale for the appropriate certificate and years of experience of the employee and an amount from the local salary supplement scale of the employer, and/or an amount from the employer as compensation for which other duties are to be performed by the employee.

This contract shall be subject to all applicable policies, resolutions, rules and regulations of the employer and the laws of the State of Mississippi, copies of which are available from the Superintendent's office.

This contract of employment has been executed in duplicate on the dates indicated as witnessed by the signature of the employee and the duly authorized superintendent.

________________________________________________
Superintendent Employee

_____________________
Date Date

The employer does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion, color, national origin, age or handicap.

_________________________________________________________________________________
CONTINGENT CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT WITH MISSISSIPPI PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS

This agreement is made and entered into as of the dates indicated below, by and between

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ First Name Middle Name Last Name Social Security Number

(employee), and the ____________________________________________ School District (employer), pursuant to an order duly passed by the school board of the school district.

Check (x) the appropriate box

This agreement is contingent upon the employee's graduation from an approved teacher education program before September 1, 20 ___, and the issuance of a proper license by the Mississippi Board of Education before October 15, 20 ___. This agreement is contingent upon employee's graduation from an approved teacher education program before December 31, 20 ___, and the issuance of a proper license by the Mississippi Board of Education before February 15, 20___.

This agreement will be null and void should this condition not be satisfied by the employee. If the agreement is declared null and void in accordance with the terms and conditions set out above, both parties do hereby agree that the employee will be paid for services to that date only for such amounts as are paid to substitute teachers in the district. The employee further agrees that the district may withhold from the employee's final salary payment, or take such legal action as may be necessary to collect from the employee, any amounts previously paid in excess of the amount paid to substitute teachers.

This agreement provides:

That the employee will be employed by the employer for the scholastic year(s) 20____ - 20____, subject to the terms and conditions stated herein, and shall hold the position of ________________________________. Assistant Superintendent, Principal, Licensed Employee
That the employee will be employed for ______ days during said scholastic year. And that the employee shall be available to perform assigned duties beginning on ____________________, 20____ and ending on ____________________, 20____, or otherwise, as may be amended by the employer due to an emergency or other good cause in accordance with the policies of the employer.

That the employee will perform assigned duties during the school term. And that the school term will consist of ______ days and will commence and end on dates established in accordance with the policies of the employer.

That the employee agrees to reassignment during the school term to any area for which a valid license is held.

That in consideration for the duties performed under this agreement, the employer agrees to compensate the employee with an annual salary of $_______________, which shall be paid in _____ equal installments with the first payment beginning on the last working day of the month for which duties are performed or as may be otherwise provided by law. And that the annual salary is established in accordance with the policies of the employer and is based on an amount from the Adequate Education Program Salary scale for the appropriate license and years of experience of the employee and an amount from the local salary supplement scale of the employer, and/or an amount from the employer as compensation for which other duties are to be performed by the employee.

This contract shall be subject to all applicable policies, resolutions, rules and regulations of the employer and the laws of the State of Mississippi, copies of which are available from the Superintendent's office.

This contract of employment has been executed in duplicate on the dates indicated as witnessed by the signature of the employee and the duly authorized superintendent.

___________________________________________________________________
Superintendent Employee

_________________________
Date Date

The employer does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion, color, national origin, age or handicap.

NOTE: In accordance with state law, if the employee should arbitrarily and willfully breach this contract and abandon his or her employment without first being released by the school board of the school district, then the school board may recommend to the Mississippi Board of Education that the teaching license of the employee be suspended for a period of one (1) year.


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