The annual assignment and transfer process began on Feb. 8 and 10 with the training of the faculty representatives and principals/supervisors on Article 211. This year, there will be a special Priority Round for vacancies at the 11 Priority Schools (Alum Crest HS, Champion MS, Columbus Global Academy, Fairwood ES, Heyl ES, Lincoln Park ES, Linden-McKinley STEM Academy, South HS, Southmoor MS, Weinland Park ES and West HS). All teachers with regular teaching contracts and appropriate certificates/licenses are eligible to apply, regardless of a three-year commitment to their current school.
In the case of vacancies in all other schools and departments, teachers will be held to their three-year commitments, except for career opportunities.
The following dates reflect the major events in the Article 211 process:
Friday, Mar. 11-Priority Round postings open
Monday, Mar. 14-Priority Round interviews open
Tuesday, Mar. 15-Priority Round postings close
Thursday, Mar. 17-Priority Round interviews close
Friday, Apr. 1-Round 1 Postings open
Tuesday, Apr. 26-Round 1 Interviews open
Wednesday, Apr. 27-Round 1 Postings close
Friday, Apr. 29-Round 1 Interviews close
Monday, May 9-Round 2 Postings open
Friday, May 13-Round 2 Postings close
Monday, May 16-Round 2 Interviews open
Friday, May 20-Round 2 Interviews close
Wednesday, June 1-Job Fair: Positions requiring Subject Certificates (7-12 and 4-9 Regular), Special K-12 Certificates (Art, Music, PE, etc.) @ Northgate (Rm. G, 4:30 p.m.)
Thursday, June 2-Job Fair: Positions requiring Elementary Certificates K-8, 1-8, PreK-3 @ Northgate (Rm. G, 4:30 p.m.)
All Job Fair results will be posted June 3.
Staff reductions automatically apply to the following:
* Teachers assigned through Human Resources in the spring of 2009
* Teachers who selected a position at the job fair hired in the spring of 2009
* Teachers staff reduced and assigned by HR due to reorganization or layoffs
* Teachers staff reduced as part of budget cuts
* New hires assigned by HR for the 2010-2011 school year
Retire/rehires will not be considered until the June 2, 2011, Job Fair.
To apply for a posted position, a teacher/professional must submit a cover letter, a rsum and proof of, or a copy of, a valid certificate/license to the principal and faculty representative at the schools or departments where vacancies exist. Proof of certification is available on the ODE website at http://bit.ly/6GJqJl.