411.02 – Classified Employee-Qualifications, Recruitment, and Selection

Persons interested in a classified employee position will have an opportunity to apply and qualify for classified employee positions in the school district in accordance with applicable laws and school district policies regarding equal employment, Job applicants for classified employee positions will be considered on the basis of the following: 

  • Training, experience, and skill; 
  • Nature of the occupation; 
  • Demonstrated competence; and 
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, state or other license or certificate, if required, for the position. 

All job openings shall be submitted to the lowa Department of Education for posting on Teachlowa, the online state job posting system. Additional announcements of the position may occur through means the superintendent believes will inform potential applicants about the position. Whenever possible, the preliminary screening of applicants will be conducted by the administrator who directly supervises and oversees the position, 

The superintendent will recommend the employment of classified employees to the Board for approval

NOTE: This is a mandatory policy. The Board has the authority to delegate the hiring of classified staff to the superintendent if it is stated in Board policy. The Board has to specify in policy the classified positions the superintendent is authorized to hire. 

Legal Reference: 29 U.S.C. S$ 621-634 42 U.S.C. $S 2000e; 12101 et seq. lowa Code 88 20; 35C; 216; 279.8; 279.20; 281 I.A.C. 12 Cross Reference: 401.1 Equal Employment Opportunity; 411 Classified Employees – General

Date of Adoption: September 3, 1991 

Reviewed & Revised: February 13, 1995; March 11, 2002; January 15, 2007; January 10, 2014; September 17, 2018