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4111 and 4211 REGULATION Recruitment and Selection Procedures

4111/4211
Administrative Regulation

PERSONNEL

RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION PROCEDURES

1.Applications for teacher vacancies will be solicited from the following:

a.Career counseling and placement offices at private and public colleges and universities.

b.State Department teacher vacancy units, including out of state agencies when appropriate.

c.Association literature and selected organizations.

d.Administrators and local L.E.A.'s.

e.On-line services, such as CTREAP.

Applications will be screened by the administration. Applications may be eliminated from consideration if incomplete. Building principals, and if applicable Content Coordinators, will be involved in the selection process. Experience and references will be checked, either by telephone or email. Candidates may be required to participate in a performance assessment as part of the selection process.

Candidates will be reviewed by the interviewing team. Evaluations will be tabulated with recommendations made. Top candidates will be invited back for follow up interviews, and will be asked to teach a demonstration lesson.

Final candidates will be interviewed by a central office administrator and the building principal. Additional staff members may be involved if requested.

The candidate chosen will be recommended to the Board of Education. Materials used during the selection process will be presented to the Board to support the Superintendent's recommendation.

2.Applications for coaching vacancies will be solicited from the following:

a.On-line services such as CTREAP, Litchfield Public Schools website, or CIAC.

Applications will be screened by the Athletic Coordinator and administration. Applications may be eliminated from consideration if incomplete. The Athletic Coordinator, Assistant Athletic Coordinator, and administrators will be involved in the selection process. Experience, as well as references included in the application, will be checked, either by telephone or email. Candidates may be required to participate in a performance assessment as part of the selection process.

Candidates will be reviewed by the interviewing team. Evaluations will be tabulated and taken into consideration when determining top candidates. Top candidates will be invited back for follow-up interviews, when necessary, and may be asked to complete a performance task as part of finalizing the selection process.

The selection of volunteer coaches is at the discretion of the varsity coach and must be approved by the Athletic Coordinator and administration. (Refer to Litchfield Board of Education Policy #1212, Regulation: School Volunteers.)


Litchfield Board of Education
Regulation Adopted: 11/9/1982
Regulation Revised: 5/4/2011, 4/3/2018
Regulation Reviewed: 10/1/1998

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