section 168.126.2, RSMo. (Supp. 1992), the Board of Education may
choose to non-renew a probationary teacher's contract for the coming
school year or may choose to terminate a probationary teacher's
employment during the term of a contract in accordance with the
before the 15th day of April in each school year, the Board will notify
in writing each probationary teacher whose contract will be non-renewed
for the next school year
probationary teacher is not entitled to a warning, a probationary
period, notice of charges, nor a hearing prior to the Board's decision
to non-renew the contract of a probationary teacher.
probationary teacher whose contract is non-renewed may request a
concise statement of the reasons for the Board's decision.
. The District
will issue a notice to the teacher if the reason for nonrenewal is due
to a decrease in pupil enrollment, District reorganization or the
financial condition of the District.
Termination of Employment During
the Term of a Contract
If, in the
opinion of the Board of Education, a probationary teacher is performing
his/her professional duties in an incompetent or insubordinate manner,
the Board/Superintendent will provide the teacher with a written
statement setting out the deficiencies in the probationary teacher's
performance and will provide the teacher with a ninety-(90) day
probationary period within which to resolve the deficiencies.
improvement, satisfactory to the Board, has not been made during the
ninety-(90) day probationary period, the Board may terminate the
employment of a probationary teacher. Prior to consideration of
termination, the Board/Superintendent will provide the probationary
teacher with a written Statement of Charges and Notice of Hearing. Upon
request, the Board will conduct a due process hearing to consider
may also terminate a probationary teacher's contract during the term of
a contract for statutory causes as listed in Policy 4730.