Job Descriptions: Certified

Certified Licensed/Salary Schedules

 

Certified Salary Schedule effective 8/13/2013

 

Certified Salary Guidelines: After initial placement on the salary schedule, at the time of hire, the teacher has up to ninety (90) days to provide the district additional transcripts and/or experience credit documentation to move up on the salary schedule, this shall be retroactive to the hire date. After ninety (90) days from the hire date, the move on the salary schedule will be effective on that month's paycheck. Human Resources must receive documentation by the 10th of the month to be effective on that month's paycheck, unless otherwise stated.

Previous Experience Credit (Vertical Movement on Salary Schedule): For experience credit to be considered by Adams 12 Five Star Schools, the following criteria must be followed:
Teachers

  • Experience is accepted year for year, up to 10 years
  • Must have worked 90 or more days for a total of four (4) or more hours
    each day in a continuous assignment, in a given school year, for the experience to count as one year
  • Must be obtained from a state accredited or licensed public or non-public school
  • Must be contracted teaching experience, not substitute teaching
  • Responsibility to verify experience rests with employee

Psychologists, Social Workers, Nurses, Counselors, Audiologists, Motor Therapists, Speech, Language, Augmentative Specialists, and Deaf Educators

  • Same as teachers' experience
  • Experience is accepted year for year, up to 10 years
  • May use professional experience from federal agencies, state agencies, local agencies, private clinics or hospitals which directly relate to the job within the district
  • Responsibility to verify experience rests with employee

NOTE: Any positions not mentioned above use the criteria outlined for teachers.

Education/Professional Development Credits (Horizontal Movement on Salary Schedule): For movement horizontally on the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Certified Salary Schedule, credits can be submitted under the following criteria

  • Any classes to be counted beyond degree must have been completed after the highest degree
  • Grade must be a "B" or better in the course in order for it to be counted. If no letter grades are given, a "Pass" "Satisfactory" or credit grade must be obtained.
  • Classes taken at an accredited community college, college, or university, as reported in the "Accredited Institution of Post secondary education, "Directory published by the American Council on Education.
  • Classes taken through Adams 12 Five Star Schools Professional Development are accepted.
  • Responsibility to provide official transcripts rests with employee.

The following must be submitted to the Intermediate Hours Board for approval prior to movement on the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Certified Salary Schedule:

  • Adult Education
  • Programs/Conferences (College credit was not purchased)
  • CDE Credit Classes
  • Foreign Travel/Study for an educational objective
  • Classes taken through district other than Adams 12
  • credit will be issued based on number of contact hours of participation time. Five (5) to nine (9) contact hours is equal to .5-quarter hour, ten (10) contact hours is equal to 1.0-quarter hour.

    Note: Foreign Travel/Study credit granted is four (4) to six (6) full days of foreign travel is .5-quarter hour, and seven (7) to ten (10) full days of foreign travel is 1.0-quarter hour.