Licensed Personnel Contracts 4-57

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 4-57


Licensed Personnel: Contracts

  1. Contracts

    A written contract, in a form prescribed by the Virginia Board of Education, shall be made by the School Board with each teacher employed by it, except those temporarily employed. Temporarily employed teachers will sign a Substitute Teacher Agreement, a Temporary Employment Agreement, or Short Term Employment Agreement, depending upon the nature of the employment. Such agreement will set forth the terms and conditions of employment and shall provide that there is no promise of continued or future employment by the School Board.

  2. Special Covenants

    Special covenants relating to each year's contract shall be sent to the teacher at the time the contract for the ensuing year is made. All contracts shall include as a provision or special covenant a condition that the terms of the contracts are issued contingent upon continued appropriation of funds (including receipt of federal and/or state funds) necessary to meet the contracts.

Editor's Note

See School Board Policy 2-50 - Appointment/Reappointment and Reclassification
See School Board Policy 4-1 Definitions

Code of Virginia § 22.1-302, as amended. Written contracts required; execution of contracts; qualifications of temporarily employed teachers; rules and requirements.

Code of Virignia § 22.1-303, as amended. Probationary terms of service for teachers.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-304, as amended. Reemployment of teacher who has not achieved continuing contract status; effect of continuing contract; resignation of teacher; reduction in number of teachers.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-305, as amended. Nonrenewal of contract of probationary teacher.

Virginia Board of Education Regulations, "Regulations Governing Contractual Agreements with Professional Personnel."

Virginia Department of Education Regulations 8VAC20-441, as amended. Regulations Governing the Employment of Professional Personnel.

School Board Policy 2-50
School Board Policy 4-1

Adopted by School Board: October 21, 1969
Amended by School Board: August 19, 1975
Amended by School Board: August 21, 1990
Amended by School Board: July 16, 1991
Amended by School Board: July 13, 1993 (Effective August 14, 1993)
Amended by School Board: January 18, 2000
Amended by School Board: June 8, 2004
Amended by School Board: March 27, 2018