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Madison Metropolitan School District

Employee Handbook 2021-2022

Addendum A: SECTION 11 POST-EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

11.4 Re-employment Following Retirement

Employees who plan to retire shall file written notice with the Department of Human Resources on or before February 15 of the school year in which their retirement will occur, unless another date is mutually agreed upon by the employee and the District.

Teachers, upon retirement from the District, may be rehired into the substitute unit at the discretion of the District.

With the effective date of retirement, a teacher forfeits all rights to, or expectation of, re- employment with the District. A retired teacher who is reemployed under as an extended long- term substitute or on a regular contract is compensated at his/her achieved salary level and track.

Teachers returning to the District under a contract of fifty percent (50%) or greater within six (6) months of retirement shall, at their option, have all of their accumulated personal illness leave reinstated and shall continue to accrue such days in accordance with the terms herein. Should said teacher opt to retire, the value of such accounts shall be calculated pursuant to the terms set forth above.

A retired teacher returning to the District under a contract of less than fifty percent (50%), but subsequently having their contract increased to fifty percent (50%) or greater, may elect to have their personal illness leave account reinstated as set forth in the paragraph above.

Teachers returning to the District under a contract of less than fifty percent (50%) shall have all of their accumulated personal illness leave in excess of the maximums allowed pursuant to Section VII-G reinstated