6000 - Personnel
6220 TEMPORARY PERSONNEL
District's needs may sometimes require temporary appointments. The terms of these appointments shall be defined by the Board of Education on a case-by-case basis.
The Williamsville Central School District shall cooperate with teacher training institutions in the placement of student teachers in order to provide beginning teachers with the best possible student teaching experience.
Student teachers shall be protected from liability for negligence or other acts resulting in accidental injury to any person by the District, as provided by law.
A substitute teacher qualified to teach in the Williamsville Central School District shall be employed, whenever possible, by the Superintendent of Schools in the absence of a regular teacher. It is recognized that fully certified persons will not always be available for employment as substitute teachers.
Eligibility for Service
Per Commissioner's Regulations Section 80-5.4, there shall be three (3) categories of substitutes as follows:
- Substitutes with valid teaching certificates or certificates of qualification. Service may be rendered in any capacity, for any number of days. If employed on more than an "itinerant" basis, such persons will be employed in an area for which they are certified.
- Substitutes without a valid certificate, but who are completing collegiate study towards certification at the rate of not less than six (6) semester hours per year. Service may be rendered in any capacity, for any number of days, in any number of school districts. If employed on more than an "itinerant" basis, such persons will be employed in the area for which they are seeking certification.
- Substitutes without a valid certificate and who are not working towards certification. Service may be rendered for no more than forty (40) days per school year.
Education Law Section 3023
8 New York Code of Rules and Regulations (NYCRR) Section 80-5.4
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