As used in the guideline, “administrator” means a certificated or non-certificated supervisor of one or more certificated and/or non-certificated employees of the Board. An “administrator” shall not be part of the bargaining unit established for purposes of implementing collective bargaining in compliance with I.C. 20-29. The term may include employees in positions titled “Superintendent”, “Assistant Superintendent”, “Deputy Superintendent”, “Associate Superintendent”, "Director”, “Principal” “Assistant Principal”, "Business Manager”, “Assistant Business Manager", and "Coordinator".
The following guidelines shall govern the employment of administrators:
The term of the initial contract for an administrator other than the Superintendent shall be for no less than two (2) years. The initial term of the Superintendent's first contract shall be no less than thirty-six (36) months. A contract term in excess of the minimum may be established by agreement of the parties and may include an initial period of time to align the contract's expiration date with a school year.
All contracts for the employment of administrators shall be approved by a majority of the full Board and after approval by the Board; they shall be signed by the Board President and Secretary or the Board Vice-President if either of these officers is unavailable for any reason.
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