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Madison Metropolitan School District

Employee Handbook 2021-2022


3.5 Summer School Assignments


“Teachers” employed in the following pupil contact positions: Summer School (including special education teachers supplementing the regular education summer school), Detention Summer School program, Remedial Reading program, Summer Reading Academy, or other programs which require the actual teaching of students, which are not an extension of work performed during the school year, and which occur after school is recessed for the summer and before school commences in the fall, both relative to the school calendar as set forth in this Agreement, shall be compensated as follows:

$20 per hour for non-MMSD employees
$25 per hour for current MMSD employees

These Base Rates shall be determined by the District but shall not be lower than the rates reflected above.

Staff salaried who work in any summer school program shall be compensated for the July 4th holiday, provided they work the weekday before and the weekday following the July 4th holiday.

Music teachers providing instruction in the Summer Music Experience, which is not part of their regular teaching assignment, will be paid an hourly rate of twenty-two dollars ($22) per hour for work performed during the summer.

Hours of Employment

The hours of employment listed below are to be construed as relating directly to the current salary agreement for summer employment. It is understood that directors of various summer projects may have flexibility in the scheduling and operation of their various activities. The weekly hours of employment are based on twenty-five (25) hours per week.

Summer School teaching –four and one-half (4.5) hours plus preparation/mandatory staff meetings; Librarians (in school libraries) – five (5) hours.

It is recognized that federal or experimental projects may involve unique programs which cannot be covered by the above recommendations. In these cases the recommendations are to be used as guidelines whenever feasible.

A professional employee may work in more than one program or in consecutive programs, but his/her weekly salary shall not exceed his/her rate as determined by his/her placement on the Summer Employment Salary Schedule.

Other than for absence qualifying for sick leave or for death in the family, a teacher will not be paid for time absent from his/her work unless the nature of his/her responsibilities permits such time to be made up.

Filling Positions

Summer School positions shall be posted for not less than five (5) days before applications for such a position(s) are due. Summer School teachers who are interested in extended employment will complete and return an application. Applications for such employment shall be considered based on a teacher’s license, experiences and competencies. Notification of employment shall be provided to current District teachers at least thirty (30) calendar days prior to the commencement of summer school. Notification of assignment shall be provided to the current District teachers at least seven (7) calendar days prior to the commencement of summer school provided there are at least seven (7) calendar days prior to the commencement of summer school at the time the assignment is known.