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Employee Handbook

This Employee Handbook contains policies, regulations, and procedures of the Shenandoah County School Board that have been paraphrased for use by employees.  This is an abbreviated version of the Policy Manual to include topics that directly relate to employees.

Employees who need additional information or more detail about specific policies should refer to the Shenandoah County Public Schools’ Policy Manual, available in the school library and on-line at www.shenandoah.k12.va.us.

This Personnel Handbook is intended as a summary only.

Introduction
Mission, Vision, Belief Statement
Administrative Organization Chart

Table of Contents

EMPLOYMENT
  101 - NATURE OF EMPLOYMENT
  102 - EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
  103 - DISABILITY/SERIOUS DISEASES ACCOMMODATION
  104 - IMMIGRATION LAW COMPLIANCE

RECRUITING AND HIRING
  201 - JOB DESCRIPTIONS
  202 - JOB POSTINGS
  203 - INTERVIEWING AND SELECTION
  204 - EMPLOYEE PERSONNEL FILES
  205 - CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS

EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
  301 - EMPLOYMENT CATEGORIES
  302 - PROBATIONARY PERIOD AND CONTINUING CONTRACT
  303 - PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS
  304 - EMPLOYMENT TERMINATION
  305 - GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE
  306 - LICENSURE/RENEWAL INFORMATION

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS OVERVIEW
  401 - EMPLOYEE BENEFITS OVERVIEW
  402 - HEALTH INSURANCE
  403 - LIFE INSURANCE
  404 - VACATION
  405 - HOLIDAYS
  406 - SICK LEAVE
  407 - SICK LEAVE BANK
  408 - PERSONAL LEAVE
  409 - JURY DUTY/COURT SUBPOENA
  410 - FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS
  411 - EDUCATION ASSISTANCE/TUITION REIMBURSEMENT/CONTINUING EDUCATION
  412 - VIRGINIA RETIREMENT SYSTEM
  413 - GRADUATE CREDITS

LEAVES OF ABSENCE
  501 - OVERVIEW
  502 - FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE
  503 - MILTARY LEAVE
  504 - LEAVE WITHOUT PAY

EMPLOYEE CONDUCT
  601 - EMPLOYEE CONDUCT
  602 - HARASSMENT
  603 - NON-DISCLOSURE
  604 - CONSULTANTS/OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT
  605 - SOLICITATION

WORK CONDITIONS AND HOURS
  701 - WORK SCHEDULES
  702 - EMERGENCY CLOSINGS

SAFETY
  801 - REPORTING OF POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO VIRAL INFECTIONS
  802 - WORKERS' COMPENSATION
  803 - IDENTIFICATION BADGES
  804 - VISITORS
  805 - USE OF SCHOOL-OWNED EQUIPMENT AND VEHICLES
  806 - TOBACCO-FREE SCHOOL FOR STAFF AND STUDENTS
  807 - DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE

SCHOOL PROPERTY
  901 - SCHOOL PROPERTY
  902 - COPYRIGHT/SOFTWARE PROTECTION
  903 - RECYCLING 
  904 - TRAVEL & BUSINESS EXPENSE

TIMEKEEPING & PAYROLL
  1001 - RECORD OF TIME WORKED
  1002 - PAYDAYS & DEDUCTIONS
  1003 - DIRECT DEPOSIT OF EMPLOYEES PAYROLL