13A.09.09.06

.06 Personnel Requirements.

A. Administrative Head.

(1) A school shall have an administrative head at the school who is responsible for the day to day administration of the school.

(2) An individual hired as the administrative head of a school on or after June 1, 2004 at a minimum shall meet the standards established in §B(2)(a) of this regulation.

(3) A school shall have a written position description that states the duties and responsibilities of the administrative head of the school.

(4) The administrative head of a school shall have sufficient time during each school day to carry out the duties and responsibilities stated in the written position description of the administrative head of the school.

B. Teachers.

(1) A school shall have a teacher to implement the educational program in each class.

(2) A teacher, regardless of whether the employment status of the teacher is full-time, part-time, paid, volunteer, or substitute, shall meet the requirements of this regulation.

(3) A teacher who provides instruction in English language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, and courses for which secondary school credit is granted, shall hold, at a minimum, one of the following credentials:

(a) A bachelor's degree from an IHE;

(b) 120 semester hours of college credit from an IHE; or

(c) A bachelor's degree equivalent as determined by an independent agency authorized to evaluate foreign credentials that is designated by the Department.

(4) An individual who provides assistance to a teacher in a class is not required to meet the requirement of §B(2) of this regulation.

C. Written Statement of Teacher Qualifications.

(1) A school shall maintain a written statement of the qualifications of each teacher who implements the educational program.

(2) A school shall give annually to the parents or legal guardians of prospective and enrolled students its written statement of the qualifications of each teacher who implements the educational program.