Section 5 - Personnel

  • Educational Support Personnel

    Policy 5:300

    Schedules and Employment Year

    The Superintendent shall supervise a process for setting work schedules and an employment year for educational support employees in accordance with State and federal law, School Board policy, and applicable agreements and shall:

    1. Assign each employee one supervisor who will establish a work schedule, including breaks, as required by building or District needs, work load, and the efficient management of human resources;
    2. Allow for the ability to respond to changing circumstances by altering work schedules as needed; and
    3. Consider the well-being of the employee. The Superintendent’s approval is required to establish a flexible work schedule or job-sharing.


    An employee who works at least 7.5 continuous hours shall receive a 30-minute duty-free meal break that begins within the first five hours of the employee’s workday. The District accommodates employees who are nursing mothers according to State and federal law.

    LEGAL REF.:         Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. §207 et seq.

    105 ILCS 5/10-20.14a, 5/10-22.34, and 5/10-23.5.

    740 ILCS 137/, Right to Breastfeed Act.

    820 ILCS 105/, Minimum Wage Law.

    820 ILCS 260/, Nursing Mothers in the Workplace Act.

    CROSS REF.:         5:35 (Compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act)

    Adopted:                August 24, 2020