NORTHFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION FILE CODE: 4111 Northfield, New Jersey
RECRUITMENT, SELECTION AND HIRING
Rules and Regulations
A. Any person who has formerly been employed by the Northfield Board of Education and who has not been discharged by the board from that employment for misconduct or other good cause may apply for reemployment by the board in the same capacity as that person was formerly employed, provided a vacancy in that capacity exists, or for such other vacancy as may exist;
B. The fact of an individual’s previous employment by the board shall be a factor considered in determining whether that individual shall be hired to fill the vacancy applied for, but the weight to be given that previous employment shall be at the sole direction of the board and such employees of the board who may be involved in the screening of applicants for that position;
C. If an individual who has resigned employment with the board makes application for re-employment by the board within thirty (30) days of that individual’s termination of employment and the board subsequently approves the hiring of that individual to fill the vacancy applied for, all accrued sick leave and other benefits which may have been available to that individual at the time of termination of employment and which the board has the authority to govern, shall be restored in the same manner and to the same extent as if that individual had never had a break in employment with the board;
D. An individual who has resigned employment with the board and makes application for re-employment more than thirty (30) days after termination of employment may be re-hired, in the board’s discretion, as provided in Paragraphs A and B of this policy, however, no accrued sick leave or other benefits which may have been available to that individual at the time of termination of employment, and which the board has the authority to govern, shall be restored, and with regard to such benefits, the individual shall be treated as if that individual were not previously employed by the board;
E. In no case may an individual avail him/herself of the benefits accorded by the provisions of Paragraph C more than once, regardless of the duration of employment between the first re-hiring and the second registration. An individual who has availed him/herself of the benefits of Paragraph C who resigns a second time and who applies for employment with the board a third time, regardless of the time elapsed between the date of termination and the date of application, may be rehired by the board, at its discretion, but shall in all other respects be treated as a new employee with regard to those benefits which the board has the authority to govern.
Recommendation and Approval of Candidates
A. All interviews for administrative position conducted by the superintendent and designees, if applicable, shall be summarized in writing.
B. The superintendent may recommend more than one candidate for an administrative position when the superintendent has equal confidence in each candidate’s credentials, experience and interpersonal skills related to the job description. Each final candidate or candidates will brought before the full board.
Adopted: no date NJSBA Review/Update: November 2009; December 2010 Readopted: