Chapter C - Human Resources

Part 4.0 Staff Attendance

Section 4.2 Work Schedule

Policy Statement:

Teacher hours are 7:45 a.m.-4:15 p.m. Monday-Friday for Draper employees and 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for SNA and TAS employees.  Administrative hours differ and are assigned on an individual basis.

Instructor hours are 8:15 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday and 8:15 a.m.-2:45 on Wednesdays for part-time instructors and 8:00-4:00 for full-time instructors.  Part-time instructors are paid 34 hours per week, and full-time instructors are paid for 37.5 hours per week.  Individual employees may have different hours depending upon their assignment, and this is outlined in their LOU.

In addition, there are occasions when staff members will need to be at school, or involved in school activities outside of school hours as follows:

Jr. High/Secondary Teachers - required attendance events

  • Student Orientation (the Friday morning before school begins) 9-12 a.m.
  • Back-to-School Night
  • Parent Teacher Conferences
  • Student Progress Conferences (grades 7-8)
  • SEOP Conferences (grades 9)
  • Social Leadership events (2 per year)
  • Any event pertaining to your subject area, such as:
    • Music concerts
    • Science Fair
    • Math competitions
    • Drama performances
    • IEP meetings upon invitation

Jr. High/Secondary Teachers - optional activities:

  • Sports events
  • Classic Skating
  • Social Leadership - Jr. High/Secondary teachers are required to attend two social leadership events and two other events, including sporting events and music concerts, throughout the school year.  These events are held outside of school hours.

The Junior High/Secondary Ambassador Program

The Ambassador Program is a major component of our character development program at APA. Each junior high and secondary staff member will have an assignment directly related to the Ambassador Program.

Elementary Teachers - required attendance events

  • Back-to-School Night
  • Parent Teacher Conferences
  • Any event pertaining to your subject area or grade, such as:
    • Music concerts
    • Science Fair
    • Culminating activities
    • Drama performances
    • Maturation Night (5th grade)

Teachers are expected to co-chair one of the following events:

  • Spelling Bee
  • Geography Bee
  • Science Fair
  • Speech Competition
  • Talent Show