is the Job Fair?
Job Fair is the currently established transfer policy for
regularly employed teachers to transfer from one school to
another or transfer from one certificate area to another.
is eligible to attend the Job Fair?
Any regularly employed teacher who has filed a Request for
Transfer with the office of Human Resources. The only exception
is a teacher who is on layoff at the time of the Job Fair.
do I request to attend the Job Fair?
Teachers who wish to attend the Job Fair must file a Request
for Transfer, in person, at the office of Human Resources.
can I fill out a Request for Transfer?
Requests to attend the Job Fair may be filled out anytime
between Orientation Day and the close of business on May 15.
There are no exceptions.
I receive a layoff notice in February, may I sign up for the
Yes. Any regularly employed teacher, whether or not he/she
has received a layoff notice may file a Request for Transfer
before the May 15 deadline. However, eligibility to attend
the Job Fair will depend on whether or not the teacher's layoff
notice is rescinded. For more information on layoffs, see
the Layoff section that appears
in the Frequently Asked Questions section.
is the Job Fair held?
The annual Job Fair is held on the seventh (7th) business
day after July 4th during odd numbered years and on the fifth
(5th) business day after July 4th during even numbered years.
do I select a new position at the Job Fair?
Teachers who register to attend the Job Fair will receive a bid card.
Positions are awarded to the teacher with the most seniority, as determined
by his/her date of hire as a regularly employed teacher, who bids on
does the number on my bid card represent?
Each teacher who registers to attend the Job Fair is ranked by seniority
(date of hire as a regularly employed teacher). Teachers are then assigned
a number based on their disctritwide seniority - No. 1 being the most
many positions may I bid on?
Participants may successfully bid on one position in each
happens to my current position if I successfully bid on a
Your assignment will be added to the list of positions available
for bidding at that particular certification cycle.
will I know which positions will be available at the Job Fair?
Teachers eligible to attend the Job Fair will receive a list of positions
that will be offered at the Job Fair. However, as participants successfully
bid on new positions and relinquish their former positions, these former
positions will be included at the end of the bidding cycle for each
I have to bid on a position at the Job Fair?
It depends. First year teachers (other than teachers selected
at an interview school) must attend and select an assignment
at the Job Fair. However, teachers who voluntarily participate
at the Job Fair may attend and not bid on a new position.
if I want to transfer but I am unable to attend the Job Fair?
A teacher unable to attend the Job Fair may, in writing, designate
a proxy. Said proxy shall have full authority to act on the
teacher's behalf, and the decision of the proxy shall be binding
upon the teacher and the School Board.