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4113, 4213 Assignment_ Transfer


Northfield, New Jersey Monitored

X Mandated

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


Key Words


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

N.J.S.A. 18A:59-1

through -3 Apportionment and distribution of federal funds; exceptions

N.J.S.A. 34:13A-1 et seq. New Jersey Employer-Employee Relations Act

See particularly:

N.J.S.A. 34:13A-23, -25,

-27, -29

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.


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