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Administrative Procedures

Administrative Procedure 406

Employee Leaves of Absence

Background

Preamble:

 

From time to time, an employee may wish to take a leave of absence from his/her position with Wild Rose School Division.  Approval of such a leave is granted by the Superintendent or designate, subject to the provisions indicated in collective agreements or conditions of employment schedules.  Leaves of absence will normally not be granted for the purpose of accepting employment outside of the Division.

Procedures

General Leaves of Absence (other than medical):

 

1.      Teacher Certificated Staff

 

         1.1     All requests for leaves of absence with or without pay shall be submitted in writing to the Associate Superintendent - Central Services prior to the leave being taken. The request for leave must include the reasons for the leave stating how it may benefit the staff member and what impact it may have for the Division.  The request must also include the date(s) of the intended leave and be accompanied with written support of the principal.

 

2.      Support Staff:

 

         2.1     All requests for leaves of absence without pay for less than 6 days may be granted by the employee’s supervisor. The supervisor shall report all approved leaves in writing (via timesheets) to the Associate Superintendent - Central Services...

 

         2.2     All requests for leaves of absence without pay for 6 days or more, or all requests for leaves of absence with pay, shall be submitted in writing prior to the leave being taken through his/her supervisor to the Secretary-Treasurer. The request for leave must include the reasons for the leave stating how it may benefit the staff member and what impact it may have for the Division.  The request must also include the date(s) of the intended leave and be accompanied with written support of the employee’s supervisor.

 

3.      Leaves for a Full Year (other than medical):

 

         Requests for Leaves of Absence for a full school year must be submitted in writing through the Supervisor to the Associate Superintendent - Central Services by no later than March 31 in the school year prior to the school year in which the leave is to commence.  Leave of absence without pay may be granted to a maximum of one year.

 

Leaves of absence will be from the employ of Wild Rose School Division and not from a specific position. All employees must ensure that written notification of their intention to return to work is received by Human Resources Department of Wild Rose School Division no later than March 31.

 

Revised:              April 27, 2006 & April 9, 2009

Reviewed:            July, 2011

Next Review by:   July, 2016

References

Legislative References:

 

         School Act Section 60, 61

 

Board Policy:

 

         Policy 11 Delegation

 

Cross-references:

 

         AP 402 Participation in Community and Political Activities

         Collective Agreements