10. Salary Schedule for Principals and Vice-Principals

10.01
Salary Schedules

(a) Salary Schedule for Principals

As long as the administrator of the Diagnostic Learning Centre is both a principal of the host school and administrator of the Centre he/she shall receive an additional allowance of $5,913.00 the first day of the fall term 2018, and $5,995.00 the first day of the fall term, 2019, and $6,024.00 the first day of the fall term 2020, and TBD the first day of the fall term 2021.

(b) Salary Schedule for Vice‑Principals

A vice-principal will be assigned to Lord Roberts so long as the Ellen Douglas program is assigned to that school and shall be designated as a Class B Supervising Vice-Principal.

The vice-principals of the Adult Education Centre shall be designated as Class “C” supervising vice-principals. In the event that the responsibility for the Adult English as an Additional Language program is removed from the designated supervising vice-principal position, then that position will be reclassified to Class 11B11•

10.02   Provisions Governing the Application of the Salary Schedules Set Forth in Article 10.01 (a) and (b) shall be as follows:

(a)    Initial Salary and Increments for Principals and Vice-Principal

(i) Upon first appointment to an administrative position a teacher shall be placed on the appropriate salary scale at a step which provides for a minimum increase of $7,634.00 effective the first day of the fall term 2018, and $7,740.00 effective the first day of fall term, 2019 and $7,778.00 effective the first day of the fall term 2020, and $8,034,00 effective the first day of the fall term 2021 (unless limited by the maximum for the position), or the minimum for the position, whichever will be greater.

(ii) The Division will upon initial appointment of a person referred to in Article 10.01(a) and (b) pay an initial starting salary which is the greater of the salary determined in Article 10.02(a)(i) or the minimum for the position plus an amount equal to one (1) annual increment, except as may be limited by the maximum for the position, for each year of administrative or supervisory experience obtained in the seven (7) years immediately prior to the effective date of the initial appointment.

(iii) On the promotion of a principal or vice-principal from one (1) classification to another or the upward reclassification of a school, a promotional increment shall be paid except as limited by the maximum of the new classification.

(iv) Principal and Vice-Principal promotion:

Upon promotion, an employee shall receive a salary within the salary range applicable to her new school classification, which provides an increase of at least 5% of her former salary.

(b)  Classification of Schools

(i)   For the purpose of classifying schools, the following shall be used to determine the enrolment:

(a) Each pupil enrolled in a day program shall be counted as one (1).

(b)  Each junior high pupil accommodated at another junior high, junior/senior, or senior high school for industrial arts or home economics shall be counted at .08 at the receiving school.

(c) Each pupil enrolled in a summer or evening program administered by the Adult Education Centre, shall be counted as one-quarter (1/4).

(ii)

(a) Schools shall be classified annually on June 1st to be effective September 1st following on the basis of the average enrolment during the current school year as determined by this clause.

(b) Upon the recommendation of the Chief Superintendent a school may remain in its existing classification for a period not to exceed one (1) year if the average attendance figures are in a range of plus or minus twenty-five (25) of the previous classification even though the average figures may warrant a different classification.

(c)  If there is an anticipated significant enrolment change in a school then the school may be classified on the basis of the projected enrolment rather than the previous year’s average enrolment upon the recommendation of the Chief Superintendent.

(c)     Establishment of Principalships and Vice‑Principalships

Principals and vice‑principals shall be appointed in accordance with the following rules. All appointments made in accordance with the rules below shall be subject to the provisions of Article 10.02(b)(ii):

(i)  All principalships shall be full-time supervising principals except when the population of the school is 110 (+/-10) at which point the principal shall have a minimum of half-time for school administration with the remaining time to be assigned by the Division.

(ii)   A teaching vice‑principal shall be relieved of classroom duties for a minimum of one‑half (½) time.

(iii)   An “A” vice‑principal shall be appointed when the student enrolment is 350 to 650 inclusive.

(iv)   A “B” vice‑principal shall be appointed when the student enrolment is 651 to 900 inclusive.

(v)   In addition to a “B” vice-principal an “A” vice‑principal shall be appointed when the student enrolment is 901 to 1175 inclusive.

(vi)   In addition to a “B” vice‑principal a second “B” vice‑principal shall be appointed when the student enrolment is 1176 to 1325 inclusive.

(vii)   Two “C” vice-principals shall be appointed when the enrolment is 1326 to 1475 inclusive.

(viii)   In addition to two “C” vice‑principals, an “A” vice‑principal shall be appointed when the enrolment exceeds 1475.

(ix)   Notwithstanding the above, the Division may, at its discretion, appoint a Vice-Principal in excess of the rules as outlined in this article. The Division shall notify the Association of its intention to exercise this discretion.

(d)        Reclassification of Principals and Vice‑Principals

(i)  Principals and vice-principals of schools which are reclassified to a lower classification will maintain the salary level of the former classification of the school for a period of two (2) school years. During this period of time, efforts would be made by the individual and the Division to provide reassignment to a position at the same or higher level of classification as the incumbent’s current classification. If no reassignment has occurred by the end of the two (2) year period, the incumbent’s salary level shall remain constant until the salary level of the new classification has been reached.

(ii)  Transfers of administrative personnel to a lower classification, when initiated by the Division, for reason other than demotion shall not result in a decrease in salary and Clause 10.02(d)(i) shall not apply.

(e)        Administrative Replacements

(i)   The Division will normally fill administrative vacancies occurring during the school term as soon as possible.

(ii)   Except in the case of vacancies occurring during the last three (3) months of the school term the Division will normally fill administrative vacancies by making permanent replacement within two (2) months of the vacancy occurring.

(iii)   In the event that the Division proposes to follow a different course of action than set forth above the Division shall consult with the Association before naming a replacement.