1. Teachers will not participate in, incite, support or assist any demonstrations which interfere with or interrupt the normal operation of the School.
2. All teachers will sign in and out on a daily basis in the notebook provided in the school office.
3. Teachers will not teach anything to the students which is in opposition to or in conflict with the fundamental tenets and precepts of Catholic doctrine. Programs sponsored by the School which foster the official position of the Roman Catholic Church will not be openly opposed by teachers.
4. When college boards or merit scholarship tests are administered at the School, the teaching staff will be given first opportunity to volunteer as proctors and receive the usual remuneration. They will be chosen on a rotation basis according to seniority. Any teacher refusing his/her turn must wait until all other teachers have been offered an opportunity under the rotational program. Notice of these tests will be posted in the faculty mail room.
4a. In regard to participation in school events, including but not limited to freshman testing, registration, open house, dances, proms, class nights and home sporting events, the teaching staff will be given first opportunity to volunteer as proctors and receive the usual remuneration, if any. They will be chosen on a fair and equitable basis. Any teacher refusing his/her turn must wait until all other teachers have been offered an opportunity under the rotational program. Notice of these events will be posted in the faculty mail room.
4b. Parking lot duty after school will be on a voluntary basis. Any teacher who volunteers for this duty will receive remuneration of $20.00 per hour. Any teacher who wishes to volunteer for this duty will place his/her name on a list at the beginning of each semester. Volunteers will be chosen on the basis of seniority. They will be chosen on a fair and equitable basis. Any teacher who is unable to fulfill his/her turn must wait until all other teachers have been offered an opportunity under the seniority selection process.
5. Teachers accepting administrative positions at the School outside the bargaining unit may elect to return to the bargaining unit and their former position at the beginning of any school year during the term of this Agreement, and such teachers will obtain full seniority for the period of service in the administrative capacity.
6. Each teacher will complete a letter of intent (Exhibit F) and submit it to the School by May 1st indicating an intention to return the following year.
7. The School will continue to make available voice mail which the teachers may call from 7:00 P. M. to 6:00 A. M. on the eve of a school day if calling in sick. In case of emergency, the teachers will make every effort to call by 6:00 A. M. on the day of the absence.
8. The School will assign science classes that require lab facilities to classrooms with lab facilities where available. No non-science class will be scheduled in the Chemistry lab, currently Room 107, where possible.
9. The teacher will maintain the right and responsibility of determining grades of students within the grading policies of Holy Cross High School. No changes in grades will be made by anyone but the teacher assigning the grade. In the case of a teacher who has resigned, after the school has made a reasonable effort to contact the teacher concerning a grade problem, the School may change the mark.
10. Students coming into a class must meet the course prerequisites for the class. If they do not, a parental waiver form (Exhibit G) is required, a copy of which is given to the teacher. Only the Vice Principal for Academic Advancement can assign a student to a class.
11. In the event that a student must be added or removed from a teacher's class anytime subsequent to October 15, the teacher will be given advance notice through the Form currently in use at the School. This clause does not include new students entering the School.
12. If a student is assigned to audit a class, the appropriate administrator will provide the opportunity to discuss the situation with the teacher(s) involved at least one (1) day in advance.
13. In regard to vandalism performed upon the property of a teacher, the following will be the understanding:
If a teacher's personal property is subject to vandalism at a school-sponsored function which teachers are attending in an official capacity, and if the teacher can sustain the burden of showing that the vandalism to his/her property occurred at said school-sponsored function, the School agrees to take the same action it would take in cases where the school property is subject to vandalism, insofar as the investigation of the cause of the vandalism, and the remedial action to be taken with regard to those responsible for the vandalism. Teachers will park their motor vehicles in areas designated for faculty parking. If vehicles are parked in these areas and a teacher can sustain the burden of showing that vandalism to a vehicle occurred during a school-sponsored function, the School will reimburse the teacher for the actual cost of repairs to the vehicle up to a maximum of $500.00. Individual teachers will be personally responsible for obtaining comprehensive automobile coverage if they desire financial protection exceeding $500.00.
14. Each department will receive $10 per teacher for classroom materials purchased at the School's bookstore.
15. The School will provide a private room for teachers to make private telephone calls for school and personal reasons. The cost of any personal phone calls will be borne by the teacher placing them.
16. The School will establish a room for each department as space permits.
17. Fans will be provided for all classrooms and lounges.
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