Position: Back-Up Disciplinary Hearing Officer
2020-2021 School Year
Back-Up Disciplinary Hearing Officer is not a full time job. This position is considered "on-call" as needed, with no guarantee of hours of employment. Back-Up Disciplinary Hearing Officers are not eligible to draw unemployment wages. [Campbell v. Poythress, 216 Georgia Appeals 834 (1995)]
Rate of Pay: $45/hr
The Back-up Disciplinary Hearing Officer is directly responsible to the Executive Director of Leadership and Operations. The back-up Disciplinary Hearing Officer will:
Meet on a regular basis with the Executive Director of Leadership and Operations and Coordinators of Student Conduct and Prevention for the purpose of maintaining communication and clarity in areas related to student disciplinary hearings.
Attend professional growth opportunities.
Be in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia, or have experience as a teacher, counselor, or administrator in a public school system, or be actively serving as a hearing officer under an existing contract/agreement with a Georgia school system provided that such individual completes the tribunal training course within 6 months of July 1 of the given year.
Ability to perform professionally under stressful and confrontational situations.
Ability to work well with students, parents, staff and community.
Ability to be regularly, predictably, and reliably at work.
Ability to perform tasks involving prolonged periods of standing, walking, and sitting.
Ability to perform routine physical activities such as bending and lifting/pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds.
Ability to maintain highly confidential information in a professional manner.
Ability to make fair and impartial decisions based on the evidence presented.
Possess high integrity, excellent character, and good professional reputation.
Abide by the Georgia Professional Standards Code of Ethics for Educators.
Vision, hearing, written and verbal communications are essential factors in performing required tasks
Henry County Schools