Spearfish School District 40-2
SELECTION OF CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES AND SUBSTITUTES
The Spearfish School District is an equal opportunity employer. Spearfish School District 40-2 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, or disability in recruitment or selection of personnel.
The applicant will have such training and skills as may be required to successfully carry out the requirements of the job.
Experience will not be a prerequisite for employment unless, in the opinion of the supervisor, the position is deemed to require it or unless specifically stated as a job requirement.
An applicant who has experience or training will be compensated above the starting salary. This training and experience is to be evaluated by the business manger and given only with the recommendation of the business manager and approval of the superintendent.
In no instance may an applicant be selected who is of the same family or living in the same household as the supervisor.
Applicants will be screened and interviewed according to the hiring procedures of the district.
All candidates recommended for employment will be asked to submit to a criminal background check, to be completed by the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI). Completion of this background check will require candidates to submit a set of fingerprints to the school district, in a format satisfactory to the DCI.
No candidate shall be recommended for employment or begin working in the school district without the completion and favorable review of a criminal background check. If, in the event no substitute is available for whom a criminal background check has been completed, a substitute may work for a maximum period of 20 school days prior to the favorable review of a criminal background check.
Should a candidate who has in the past committed a felony, as determined by the criminal background check, be recommended for employment the nature of that felony will be reviewed with the Board in executive session prior to its consideration of the candidate’s appointment.
During the pendancy of a candidate’s consideration for employment, no school district employee shall offer public comment regarding the candidate’s status. Public comment confirming that an individual has, or has not, been hired by the district shall be made only following formal Board action.
Adopted July 10, 1978
Revised May 11, 1987
Revised December 14, 1998
Revised November 22, 1999
Revised December 11, 2006