"Contract of Employment - New Employee" - Georgia (United States)

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NOTE: THIS CONTRACT FORM IS BEING PROVIDED BY THE GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AS A SAMPLE ONLY,
AND SHOULD BE REVIEWED AND REVISED AS NECESSARY BY EACH LOCAL SCHOOL SYSTEM. THIS IN NO WAY
REPRESENTS A MANDATORY FORM TO BE USED BY ANY LOCAL SCHOOL SYSTEM.
*(A provisional contract should be utilized when an individual is "to be issued a contract of employment for the first time by a local unit of
administration after July 1, 1994, as a teacher, principal, or other certificated professional personnel." O.C.G.A. § 20-2-211(e)(1))
Complete in Duplicate
Revised April 2001
Contract of Employment - New Employee*
State of Georgia
County of___________________
This Agreement is made and entered into as of the dates indicated below, by and between the
Board of Education (hereinafter called employer), and
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
City or County
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Last Name
First Name
Middle Name
Social Security Number
________________________________________________________________________________________________, (hereinafter called employee).
Street
City
State
Zip Code
IN CONSIDERATION of the promises hereinafter stated, the employer has offered and the employee has accepted provisional employment, as a
member of the teaching or administrative staff of the public school system of ___________________________________________________________
School System Name
1. Scope of work: The employee is assigned to the duty of_____________________________________________________________________ located
at
Staff Position
________________________________________________________________________ in said school system but the employer reserves the right to
effect
School Name and City
a transfer to any other location under the jurisdiction of the employer. The employee agrees to perform such duties as assigned, observe and implement
such curriculum, standards and policy, and abide by such rules and regulations as may from time to time be put in force by appropriate lawful action either
of the employer or the State Board of Education.
2. Term of contract: It is understood by the employee that this is a provisional contract, in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 20-2-211(e)(1) and that the term of
this contract shall be for a period not to exceed 200 calendar days, beginning on ___________________, 20___ and ending on ___________________,
20___. It is understood that the employer has the right to terminate this contract prior to such ending date or to extend such term of this contract beyond the
ending date, in the employer's sole discretion, upon receipt and evaluation of the information required pursuant to Section 20-2-211(e) of the Official Code
of Georgia Annotated. An addendum to this contract shall be executed in the event of an extension to the contract term.
3. Payment: As a provisional employee, it is understood that the salary for this contract shall be based on the official salary schedule, approved by the State
Board of Education for certified personnel employed for a full school year, as defined by the rules of the State Board of Education, which shall be prorated
in accordance with the terms of this contract. The employee's salary is based upon a _________ certificate level and _______ ______ years of creditable
service in accordance with the official salary schedule approved by the State Board of Education. The employee will be compensated as follows:
$_____________________ State base salary (based on State Salary Schedule)
*State supplement (Check as appropriate):
___ Principal's supplement ($_________)
$_____________________ State supplement*
___ Teacher of the Year ($_________)
___ National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification
$_____________________ Local supplement
(min. 10% of state base salary) ($_________)
___ Other____________________________________ ($_________)
$_____________________ TOTAL
The salary specified herein may be subject to adjustment according to the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, Title 20, applicable to the classification and
type of service to which the employee has been assigned, without obligation by the employer to make up any deficit beyond such sum as shall become
uniformly applicable to all employees of the same group, classification, type and length of creditable service, as determined by any law or laws now or
hereinafter in operation regulating the financing of public school systems. The salary is conditioned upon the continued availability of state funds under
appropriations acts, as well as all amendments thereto, of the General Assembly, with all salaries subject to upward or downward adjustment according to
increases or decreases in state funding from the level provided for at the time this contract is signed. The salary stated herein shall be subject to an
adjustment on a pro rata basis for the number of employee work days the employee does not complete during the annual school year due to employment
after the start of the academic school year, resignation, termination, or employee’s absence when there is no accumulated leave to cover such absence, in
accordance with the following formula:
Number of Days in Pay Status
x Annual Salary - Amount Paid = Amount Due
190
The number of days in pay status shall be equal to the actual number of employee work days completed by the employee, as defined in the rules of the State
Board of Education, and in accordance with the official work schedule adopted by the employer, during the term of this contract. In the event the employee
is eligible for and participates in instructional programs for which extended-day or extended-year salaries are earned in accordance with rules of the State
Board of Education and the employer, compensation for such services shall be in accordance with the terms and conditions of an addendum to this contract.
In the event of the death of the employee during the term of this contract, earned but unpaid salary or other monies will be disbursed to the authorized
representative of the employee’s estate in accordance with Georgia law.
4. Certification: This contract is contingent upon the employee’s securing and continuing to hold a valid certificate issued by the Professional Standards
Commission, as listed above; however, if the employee is unable to be properly certified, the daily rate of pay may be adjusted to that of a substitute
employee retroactive to the beginning date of employment under this contract or to the date the certificate became invalid, whichever is more recent.
5. Termination: This contract shall not be terminated by the employee without the written consent of the employer. In the event that the employee does
terminate this contract whether by formal notice or by willful failure or refusal to continue duties without such written consent, the employer may
recommend to the agency designated by state law to investigate complaints of ethics violations by educators, that action be taken against the employee’s
certificate or application for certification. This contract shall not be terminated by the employer except as provided for in any law of the State of Georgia
presently in force or hereafter enacted pertaining to the retention and dismissal of employees of local boards of education and as provided for in the
regulations of the employer.
6. Other: Amendments to this contract shall be in writing and signed by both parties. The terms and conditions of this contract are made expressly subject
to provisions of the Constitution, laws, and regulations of the State of Georgia and the federal government. The employee hereby certifies that he/she is not
under contract to any other board of education, unless such other contract provides no conflict with the duties required by this contract and addendum.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT in duplicate on the dates shown by each party’s signature.
______________________________________________ Board of Education, ________________________County, Georgia
City or County
By___________________________________________________
By _________________________________________________
Signature of School System Superintendent
Signature of Employee
Date of Offer _________________________
Date of Acceptance_________________________
NOTE: THIS CONTRACT FORM IS BEING PROVIDED BY THE GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AS A SAMPLE ONLY,
AND SHOULD BE REVIEWED AND REVISED AS NECESSARY BY EACH LOCAL SCHOOL SYSTEM. THIS IN NO WAY
REPRESENTS A MANDATORY FORM TO BE USED BY ANY LOCAL SCHOOL SYSTEM.
*(A provisional contract should be utilized when an individual is "to be issued a contract of employment for the first time by a local unit of
administration after July 1, 1994, as a teacher, principal, or other certificated professional personnel." O.C.G.A. § 20-2-211(e)(1))
Complete in Duplicate
Revised April 2001
Contract of Employment - New Employee*
State of Georgia
County of___________________
This Agreement is made and entered into as of the dates indicated below, by and between the
Board of Education (hereinafter called employer), and
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
City or County
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Last Name
First Name
Middle Name
Social Security Number
________________________________________________________________________________________________, (hereinafter called employee).
Street
City
State
Zip Code
IN CONSIDERATION of the promises hereinafter stated, the employer has offered and the employee has accepted provisional employment, as a
member of the teaching or administrative staff of the public school system of ___________________________________________________________
School System Name
1. Scope of work: The employee is assigned to the duty of_____________________________________________________________________ located
at
Staff Position
________________________________________________________________________ in said school system but the employer reserves the right to
effect
School Name and City
a transfer to any other location under the jurisdiction of the employer. The employee agrees to perform such duties as assigned, observe and implement
such curriculum, standards and policy, and abide by such rules and regulations as may from time to time be put in force by appropriate lawful action either
of the employer or the State Board of Education.
2. Term of contract: It is understood by the employee that this is a provisional contract, in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 20-2-211(e)(1) and that the term of
this contract shall be for a period not to exceed 200 calendar days, beginning on ___________________, 20___ and ending on ___________________,
20___. It is understood that the employer has the right to terminate this contract prior to such ending date or to extend such term of this contract beyond the
ending date, in the employer's sole discretion, upon receipt and evaluation of the information required pursuant to Section 20-2-211(e) of the Official Code
of Georgia Annotated. An addendum to this contract shall be executed in the event of an extension to the contract term.
3. Payment: As a provisional employee, it is understood that the salary for this contract shall be based on the official salary schedule, approved by the State
Board of Education for certified personnel employed for a full school year, as defined by the rules of the State Board of Education, which shall be prorated
in accordance with the terms of this contract. The employee's salary is based upon a _________ certificate level and _______ ______ years of creditable
service in accordance with the official salary schedule approved by the State Board of Education. The employee will be compensated as follows:
$_____________________ State base salary (based on State Salary Schedule)
*State supplement (Check as appropriate):
___ Principal's supplement ($_________)
$_____________________ State supplement*
___ Teacher of the Year ($_________)
___ National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification
$_____________________ Local supplement
(min. 10% of state base salary) ($_________)
___ Other____________________________________ ($_________)
$_____________________ TOTAL
The salary specified herein may be subject to adjustment according to the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, Title 20, applicable to the classification and
type of service to which the employee has been assigned, without obligation by the employer to make up any deficit beyond such sum as shall become
uniformly applicable to all employees of the same group, classification, type and length of creditable service, as determined by any law or laws now or
hereinafter in operation regulating the financing of public school systems. The salary is conditioned upon the continued availability of state funds under
appropriations acts, as well as all amendments thereto, of the General Assembly, with all salaries subject to upward or downward adjustment according to
increases or decreases in state funding from the level provided for at the time this contract is signed. The salary stated herein shall be subject to an
adjustment on a pro rata basis for the number of employee work days the employee does not complete during the annual school year due to employment
after the start of the academic school year, resignation, termination, or employee’s absence when there is no accumulated leave to cover such absence, in
accordance with the following formula:
Number of Days in Pay Status
x Annual Salary - Amount Paid = Amount Due
190
The number of days in pay status shall be equal to the actual number of employee work days completed by the employee, as defined in the rules of the State
Board of Education, and in accordance with the official work schedule adopted by the employer, during the term of this contract. In the event the employee
is eligible for and participates in instructional programs for which extended-day or extended-year salaries are earned in accordance with rules of the State
Board of Education and the employer, compensation for such services shall be in accordance with the terms and conditions of an addendum to this contract.
In the event of the death of the employee during the term of this contract, earned but unpaid salary or other monies will be disbursed to the authorized
representative of the employee’s estate in accordance with Georgia law.
4. Certification: This contract is contingent upon the employee’s securing and continuing to hold a valid certificate issued by the Professional Standards
Commission, as listed above; however, if the employee is unable to be properly certified, the daily rate of pay may be adjusted to that of a substitute
employee retroactive to the beginning date of employment under this contract or to the date the certificate became invalid, whichever is more recent.
5. Termination: This contract shall not be terminated by the employee without the written consent of the employer. In the event that the employee does
terminate this contract whether by formal notice or by willful failure or refusal to continue duties without such written consent, the employer may
recommend to the agency designated by state law to investigate complaints of ethics violations by educators, that action be taken against the employee’s
certificate or application for certification. This contract shall not be terminated by the employer except as provided for in any law of the State of Georgia
presently in force or hereafter enacted pertaining to the retention and dismissal of employees of local boards of education and as provided for in the
regulations of the employer.
6. Other: Amendments to this contract shall be in writing and signed by both parties. The terms and conditions of this contract are made expressly subject
to provisions of the Constitution, laws, and regulations of the State of Georgia and the federal government. The employee hereby certifies that he/she is not
under contract to any other board of education, unless such other contract provides no conflict with the duties required by this contract and addendum.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT in duplicate on the dates shown by each party’s signature.
______________________________________________ Board of Education, ________________________County, Georgia
City or County
By___________________________________________________
By _________________________________________________
Signature of School System Superintendent
Signature of Employee
Date of Offer _________________________
Date of Acceptance_________________________
The Public School Employment Oath of Allegiance on the reverse side must be executed by the employee.
NOTE: THIS CONTRACT FORM IS BEING PROVIDED BY THE GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AS A SAMPLE
ONLY, AND SHOULD BE REVIEWED AND REVISED AS NECESSARY BY EACH LOCAL SCHOOL SYSTEM. THIS IN NO
WAY REPRESENTS A MANDATORY FORM TO BE USED BY ANY LOCAL SCHOOL SYSTEM.
PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYMENT OATH OF ALLEGIANCE
State of Georgia
County of__________________________
I,________________________________________________, a citizen of ___________________________ and being an employee of
_____________________________________________ and the recipient of public funds for services rendered as such employee, do hereby
solemnly swear and affirm that I will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of Georgia.
___________________________________________
Signature of Employee
Sworn to and subscribed before me this ___________day of __________________, 20_____.
___________________________________________
Notary Public
Required by O.C.G.A. 45-3-11
Addendum to Contract of Employment
State of Georgia
County of____________________________
This Addendum is made and entered into this _________________ day of __________________, 20____.
The terms and conditions of this addendum are made expressly subject to rules and regulations as may, from time to time, be put in force by
appropriate lawful action either by the employer or the State Board of Education. The compensation is conditioned upon availability of state
funds under appropriations acts, as well as all amendments according to increases or decreases in state funding from the level provided for at the
time this addendum is signed.
The following section(s) should be completed as appropriate and both parties must sign and date below to effect such changes or additions (enter
"n/a" where not applicable). The contract of employment is hereby modified by this addendum, effective as of the above date, as follows:
SECTION A: PART-TIME EMPLOYEE
The employee shall be employed part-time on a _______ % basis. The employee's annual salary shall be pro-rated in accordance with this
percentage basis. The employee shall have the following duties:
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
SECTION B: ADDITIONAL DUTIES (NOT EXTENDED-DAY OR EXTENDED-YEAR)
The employee shall perform additional duties, not considered extended-day or extended-year duties, beyond those regular employment duties as
designated by the employer (example: teacher also performing coaching duties) and in accordance with the rules of the State Board of Education
and rules adopted by the employer. These duties shall include the following:
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
The employee will be paid for such additional duties as follows (i.e. annual addendum supplement, hourly rate, or daily rate): ______________
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
SECTION C: EXTENDED-DAY OR EXTENDED-YEAR
The employee will perform extended-day or extended-year work as follows (documentation of the fulfillment of the following responsibilities
with respect to extended-day and/or extended-year duties is required in accordance with the rules of the State Board of Education.):
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Compensation is for time required and work actually performed beyond the employee’s normal workday and/or work year as defined in the rules
of the State Board of Education. Upon certification that extended-day and/or extended-year work has been performed, compensation will be
paid __________________ at the rate of $________________ per hour for extended-day work and at the rate of $________________ per day
for extended-year work.
SECTION D: OTHER
The terms and conditions of the Contract of Employment are amended as follows:
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
SECTION E: PROVISIONAL TO PERMANENT STATUS
Pursuant to terms of the provisional Contract of Employment, the contract is extended at the sole discretion of the employer. Upon execution of
this addendum, this provisional contract shall be extended to the revised ending date of _____________________________.
The following must be completed to effect the above section(s):
This addendum is for the responsibilities listed and is renewable at the discretion of the employer identifying services to be performed.
____________________________________________ Board of Education, _____________________________________ County, Georgia
City or County
By__________________________________________________
By__________________________________________________
Signature of School System Superintendent
Signature of Employee
Date: ________________________________________________
Date:
_______________________________________________
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