Policies and Procedures Handbook
Last Updated: 5/18/2005
Garrett County Public Schools
40 South Second Street
Oakland, MD 21550
PERSONNEL SELECTION POLICY
- With the knowledge of the Director of Personnel, various staff members of the
Garrett County Public Schools may recruit for appropriate vacancies which
occur or are created. The Director of Personnel will collect and maintain a file
of applications, will request references, verify work experience and
certification, and collect any additional data needed from an applicant for a
vacant or newly created position.
- Job descriptions that define position, experience and training are published at
the time vacancies occur or are created and a copy is provided to each applicant
upon request by the Personnel Office. A detailed job description will accompany
notice of employment when applicable (for example: support personnel jobs).
- All applicants considered for positions with-the Garrett County Board of
Education will be interviewed in accordance with Board policies and procedures
as well as in keeping with the Comprehensive Agreements between the Board of
Education of Garrett County and its employee groups.
- The selected teacher applicant may be notified by the Personnel office of the
recommendation for employment following the interviewing process. The
appointment will be temporary, pending final Board approval. An effort will be
made to effect Board approval prior to the employee beginning work. Applicants
who were interviewed and not selected shall also be notified by the Personnel
- All personnel employed shall be paid according to the salary schedule for the
particular position and placed on the appropriate step of the scale as approved
by the Director of Personnel consistent with Board policies and procedures.
Salary and step on the scale will be part of the recommendation made by the
Superintendent at the time the individual is recommended to the Board of
Education for employment.
Table of Contents
Certificated & Other Professional Personnel 532.6 HML
Supportive Services Personnel 636
Revised 8/12/82, 7/14/88, 5/11/93, 7/12/94
Change in Policy Number Only 10/3/83