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402.1 - Definition of Classified Personnel

Classified personnel are employees who are not administrators or employees in positions which require an Iowa Department of Education teaching license and who are employed to fulfill the duties listed on their job description on a monthly or hourly basis.

The term “classified personnel” includes but is not limited to the following employees whether full-time or part-time:

  • Custodial and maintenance employees;
  • Secretarial and clerical employees;
  • Nutrition Services employees;
  • Bus drivers;
  • Paraprofessionals; and
  • Educational assistants.

Written job specifications and job descriptions will be established by administration for all positions that require classified personnel.

To qualify for full-time employment an employee must work a minimum of 30 hours per week. There are two classifications of full-time, classified personnel.

  1. Full-time 12-month employees; and
  2. Full-time 9-, 10-, or 11-month employees

For benefits eligibility refer to district employee addendums or benefit summaries of non-union personnel.

Adopted: 6/70
Reviewed: 12/11; 4/13; 4/20
Revised: 9/14; 12/16; 4/23
Related Policy: Series 402
Legal Reference (Code of Iowa): §§ 20; 279.8
IASB Reference: 411.01