405.3 Licensed Employee Individual Contracts


The board will enter into a written contract with certificated employees.

Each teacher contract will be salaried for a period of one (1) year.

It shall be the responsibility of the superintendent to complete the contracts for certificated personnel.  The contracts, after being signed by the board president, shall be filed with the board secretary.

The contracts for returning certificated employees are signed when they are issued.  Only new employees shall receive unsigned contracts.


Legal reference:          Harris v. Manning Independent School District of Manning,

                                    245 Iowa 1295, 66 N. W. 2d 438 (1954).

                                    Shackelford v. District Township of Beaver, Polk County, 203

                                    Iowa 243, 212 N. W. 467 (1927)

                                    Burkhead v. Independent School District of Independence, 107

                                    Iowa 29, 77 N. W. 491 (1899)

                                    Iowa Code §§20, 279, 294.1 (1989).