FAQs

  • 1) How will I know which school has available vacancies?

  • 2) How will HR notify teachers who are on a leave of absence?

  • 3) What is the criteria for a teacher to be able to get an approved transfer?

  • 4) When is the deadline for when a transfer request can be submitted?

  • 5) I have been displaced by the budget process, but did not submit a request to transfer.  What do I do?

  • 6) If I am the most senior teacher in the transfer pool, can I “pass” my slot in anticipation of another opening? Or, must the person with the most seniority make a decision first and then be removed from the transfer process?

  • 7) My budgeted position has changed slightly, but will remain predominately at my current location. Do I have right of first refusal to stay in my building?

  • 8) My Principal is requesting volunteers to transfer due to a reduction in my tenure area at my school.  If I volunteer, do I get super seniority?

  • 9) I transferred at the beginning of this year to my current assignment because there was a reduction at my previous location.  Can I voluntarily transfer this year?

  • 10)  Will the District identify the specific courses/schedule/grade level of the available vacancies?

  • 11)  What happens if I am out of town/country/unreachable during the transfer process?

  • 12)  I hold a TOSA title that is being reduced for next school year.  How am I impacted?

  • 13)  Can I invoke my contractual right to transfer into a school where the Principal does not agree that I am a fit for the school?

  • Updated: April 8th, 2020