1. The term of the department chairperson will be for two (2) years. At the end of that time, the position will be posted.
2. The School will make every effort to avoid assigning a department chairperson to a homeroom. The department chairperson will be assigned no more than four (4) teaching periods per day in order that the department chairperson may be able to assist in informal visitation of the members of his/her department, the planning and programming of his/her department's curriculum, and the interview process in the hiring of new members to his/her department.
3. Substitutions on the department chairperson's preparation period will be in the rotation with other preparation period substitutions. These substitutions will be tracked as any other substitutions on a preparation period.