Earned Sick Leave Time for All Staff

  • Per Arizona Revised Statue 23-373, all staff will accrue Earned Paid Sick Leave Time at a rate of one (1) hour per thrity (30) hours worked.  Staff shall not be entitled to accrue and use more than forty (40) hours of Earned Paid Sick Leave Time per year.  Staff may use Earned Paid Sick Leave Time as it is accumulated.  

    Staff will be provided the opportunity at the end of each year to transfer up to forty (40) hours of unused Earned Paid Sick Leave Time to their Personal Leave Bank.  Once Earned Paid Sick Leave Time is transferred to Personal Leave, time is no longer subjec to A.R.S. 23-373.  Only staff eligible for Personal Leave can transfer available time.

Personal Leave and Vacation

  • Staff starting after the beginning of a school year (July 1) will have their leave and vacation time pro-rated.  If employment terminates when an employee has used more leave than they have earned, that amount will be deducted from their final paycheck.

    Personal Leave

    Classified Staff

    Classified staff members shall be provided leave based on the number of hours worked per school year.  Time is cumulative without limited based on the months worked.  Leave time will be provided as follows:

    • Tweleve Month employees can receive up to a total of seven (7) days; three (3) days are front-loaded and up to four (4) days are accrued over the remainder of the school year.
    • Eleven Month employees can recieve up to a total of six (6) days; three (3) days are front-loaded and up to three (3) days are accrued over the remainder of the school year.
    • Ten Month employees can recieve up to a total of five (5) days; three (3) days are front-loaded and up to two (2) days are accrued over the remainder of the school year.
    • Nine Month employees can recieve up to a total of five (5) days; three (3) days are front-loaded and up to two (2) days are accrued over the remainder of the school year.

    Two days of leave time are designated for nine month employees to use during the winter holiday.

    Professional and Certified Staff

    Professional and Certified staff members shall receive up to six (6) days of leave per school year.  Three (3) days are front-loaded and up to three (3) days are accrued over the remainder of the school year.

    Administrative Staff

    Administrative staff shall receive up to to seven (7) days of leave per school year.  Three (3) days are front-loaded and up to four (4) days are accrued over the remainder of the school year.

Vacation

  • Classified Twelve Month Staff

    Vacation earned on the second (2nd) payroll of the month as follows:

    • 0 to 4 years of service earn up to ten days per year
    • 5 to 9 years of service earn up to fourteen days per year
    • 10 to 16 years of service earn up to seventeen days per year
    • 17 years of service and greater earn up to 20 days per year

    Administrative Staff

    Vacation is a use it or lose it benefit.  Administrators will earn 30 days of vacation per year and will be front-loaded at the start of each school year.  Administrators starting after July 1 will be prorated accordingly.