Not many changes have been made to the existing Staff Recruitment and Service Rules in the newly released Affiliation Bye-Laws 2018. To protect the rights and interests of the staff, whether teaching or non-teaching, the CBSE has defined the recruitment process and service rules in the Affiliation Bye-Laws 2018.
Qualifications of Teaching Staff:
*To determine the minimum qualifications the guidelines notified by the NCTE shall be followed.
*The Recruitment rules laid down by the State Government, KVS or JNVS May also be followed.
Principal, Vice Principal, Post Graduate Teachers:
Masters degree and a degree in Education with relevant experience are mandatory.
Trained Graduate Teachers:
Graduation in a school teaching subject and B.Ed. is required.
Primary and upper primary Teachers:
Graduation in a school teaching subject with B.Ed. And D.El.Ed. is required.
Pre Primary Teachers:
Senior Secondary passed or Graduate with Nursery Teachers’ Training, Montessori Training, D.El.Ed. or B.Ed. is required.
Teachers of Physical Education and Extra Curricular Activities:
Relevant Post Graduation or Graduation in the subject from a recognized university is mandatory.
B.Lib or M.Lib or its equivalent from a recognized university is mandatory.
All the staff, teaching and non-teaching should be appointed following the recruitment rules of the State Government where the school is located.
Pay scales and other Allowances should correspond to those offered by the State Government.
All staff should be appointed only with the approval of the School Management Committee.
On being selected the staff should be issued appointment letters which clearly mention the Terms and Conditions of service, designation, a period of probation, pay scale and other allowances to which the staff is entitled.
A contract of service must be signed and the copy must be attached to the service book of each employee.
Service records must be maintained and updated regularly. Personal files of individual staff with a self-attested copy of his degrees or diplomas must be maintained and updated.
Service Rules of employees shall be the same as the rules for staff appointed in the State Government and approved. By the School Management Committee of the school. The Service Rules should provide for all the aspects of the employment of the staff.
The pupil-teacher ratio as defined in the Affiliation Bye-Laws is 30:1.
The teacher section ratio is 1.5:1
The Principal, Physical Education Teacher, and Counselor are excluded.