NORTHFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION FILE CODE: 4141/4241 Northfield, New Jersey
PLACEMENT ON THE SALARY GUIDE
To establish firm guidelines for proper placement on a salary schedule for all employees.
The board retains the authority to specify the salary of new positions and to determine the credit to be awarded for placement on an existing salary schedule.
The Superintendent of Schools is authorized to credit, for placement on the current salary schedule, prior service of an employee on the following basis:
A. All 10-month employees, initially employed prior to February 1st of any academic year, shall be given credit for one (1) year of service toward the next increment step for the following year (ref: teacher’s contract);
B. All 12-month employees, initially employed prior to January 1st of any fiscal year, shall be given credit for one (1) year of service toward the next increment step for the following year;
C. If an employee is hired at a salary less than the amount indicated on the current salary schedule for his/her prior experience, the board shall have the authority to increase the initial salary, the amount of any increment or the number of increments until the proper salary is reached;
D. The starting salary of any employee shall be an amount agreed to by the board of education and the employee (N.J.S.A. 18A:29-9);
E. All non-tenured employees shall be notified of their contract and salary status for the ensuing year no later than April 30th. If the employee desires to accept such employment, he/she shall notify the board of education, in writing, on or before June 1st, in which event such employment shall continue (N.J.S.A. 18A:27-10 and 27-12).
Adopted: No Date NJSBA Review/Update: November 2009; December 2010 Readopted: October 24, 2011
Advanced Education, College Courses, Credits
Possible Cross References: 2130 Administrative staff *2131 Superintendent
4000 Concepts and roles in personnel *4111/4211 Recruitment, selection and hiring *4115/4215 Supervision *4116/4216 Evaluation *4111.1/4211.1 Nondiscrimination/affirmative action *4112.2 Certification *4112.6/4212.6 Personnel records
File Code: 4141/4241
PLACEMENT ON THE SALARY GUIDE (continued) *Indicates policy is included in the Critical Policy Reference Manual.