This policy provides for an administrator’s absence for personal necessity when not otherwise covered by policy.
SC 1154, 1850.1
The Joint Operating Committee has the authority to specify reasonable conditions under which personal necessity leave may be granted, the type of situations in which such leave will be permitted, and the total number of days that may be used in any school year for such leave.
Requests for personal leave shall be made in advance to the Director.
Personal leave days with pay shall be granted to administrators in accordance with provisions of the memoranda of meet and discuss.
When an administrator is absent from duty because of a death in the immediate family, there shall be no deduction in salary for an absence not in excess of five (5) school days. The Joint Operating Committee may extend the period of absence, at its discretion. Immediate family is defined as father, mother, brother, sister, son, daughter, husband, wife, parent-in-law, near relative who resides in the same household, or any person with whom the employee has made his/her home.
When an administrator is absent from duty because of the death of a near relative, there shall be no deduction in salary for absence on the day of the funeral. The Joint Operating Committee may extend the period of absence, at its discretion. Near relative is defined as first cousin, grandfather, grandmother, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law or sister-in-law.