NORTHFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION FILE CODE: 4113/4213
Northfield, New Jersey Monitored
Policy X Other Reasons
The Superintendent shall make certified staff assignments in the manner best calculated, in his/her judgment, to enhance the educational program.
Teaching, supervisory, administrative and support personnel are subject to assignment and transfer after recommendation of the Superintendent and approval by the Northfield Board of Education. Procedures for such transfers shall comply with provisions of current negotiated agreements and state and federal law. Disciplinary transfers are prohibited. Particular attention shall be paid to ensuring to the extent possible that there shall be equivalence of teachers and administrative staff among the schools. Discrimination in assignment, transfer and promotion shall not be tolerated (see 2224, 4111 and 4111.1).
The Superintendent or his or her designee shall monitor district promotion, assignment and transfer practices to ensure nondiscrimination.
Adopted: January 12, 1998
NJSBA Review/Update: November 2009; December 2010
Readopted: October 24, 2016
Personnel Assignment, Personnel Transfer, Assignment and Transfer, Assignment, Transfer
Legal References: N.J.S.A. 18A:25-1 Transfer of teaching staff members
N.J.S.A. 18A:27-4 Power of boards of education to make rules governing employment of teacher, etc.;
N.J.S.A. 18A:27-4.1 Appointment, transfer, removal, or renewal of officers and employees; exceptions
through -3 Apportionment and distribution of federal funds; exceptions
N.J.S.A. 34:13A-1 et seq. New Jersey Employer-Employee Relations Act
N.J.S.A. 34:13A-23, -25,
N.J.A.C. 6A:7-1.1 et seq. Managing for Equality and Equity in Education
N.J.A.C. 6A:30-1.1 et seq. Evaluation of the Performance of School Districts
42 U.S.C.A. 2000d – 2000d4 – Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
20 U.S.C.A. 1681 – Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
29 U.S.C.A. 794 et seq. – Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
20 U.S.C.A. 1401 et seq. – Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Hawkins-Stafford Elementary and Secondary School Improvement Act of 1988, (Pub. L. No. 100-297) amending Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965
34 CFR 200.1 to 200.89 – Part 200
34 CFR Part 204
Ridgefield Park Education Association v. Ridgefield Park Board of Education, 78 N.J. 144 (1978)
The Comprehensive Equity Plan, New Jersey State Department of Education Division
*Indicates policy is included in the Critical Policy Reference Manual.