AR 4218 Dismissal/Suspension/Disciplinary Action

KPBSD Policy Manual

AR 4218

Support Personnel

Permanent Employees

In addition to causes otherwise provided for by statute, policy, regulation of this District, or negotiated agreement, each of the following constitutes cause for personnel action:

  1. Falsifying any information supplied to the school District, including, but not limited to, information supplied on application forms, employment records, or any other school District records;
  2. Incompetency;
  3. Inefficiency;
  4. Neglect of duty;
  5. Insubordination;
  6. Dishonesty;
  7. Drinking alcoholic beverages while on duty, or in such close time proximity thereto as to cause any detrimental effect upon the employee or upon employees associated with him/her;
  8. Addiction to the use of controlled substances;
  9. Conviction of a felony, conviction of any sex offense made relevant by provisions of law, or conviction of a misdemeanor which is of such a nature as to adversely affect the employee's ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of his/her position. A plea or verdict of guilty, or a conviction following a plea of nolo contendere , is deemed to be a conviction within the meaning of this section;
  10. Absence without leave;
  11. Immoral conduct;
  12. Discourteous treatment of the public, students, or other employees;
  13. Improper political activity;
  14. Willful disobedience;
  15. Misuse of District property;
  16. Violation of District, Board or departmental rule, policy, or procedure;
  17. Physical or mental disability, which disability precludes the employee from the proper performance of his/her duties and responsibilities as determined by competent medical authority, except as otherwise provided by a contract or by law regulating retirement of employees;
  18. Failure to possess or keep in effect any license, certificate, or other similar requirement specified in the employee's class specification or otherwise necessary for the employee to perform the duties of the position;
  19. Unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical handicap, marital status, sex, or age against the public or other employees while acting in the capacity of a District employee;
  20. Unlawful retaliation against any other District officer or employee or member of the public who, in good faith, reports, discloses, divulges, or otherwise brings to the attention of any appropriate authority any information relative to actual or suspected violation of any law of this state or the United States occurring on the job, or directly related thereto; and
  21. Any other failure of good behavior either during, or outside of duty hours , which is of such nature that it causes discredit to the District or his/her employment.


Adoption Date: 2/7/05