Support Staff

We have a Central Dispatch system for all absence tracking and replacement call ins.

Please fax your Leave of Absence form to the School Board Office for all absences. See our Employee Forms page. Before sending your leave form to the School Board Office it must be signed by the Principal/Supervisor. Please fax signed leave form to Central Dispatch a minimum of 5 working days before the leave date, except for same day emergency absences i.e. illness, personal emergency, compassionate.

For Pro D leaves, applications have to be approved by the CUPE Pro D representative prior to being sent to Central Dispatch for booking. Pro D/Pro Growth Forms are available on the Employee Forms page. Leaves are not filled until approved by the Pro D/Pro Growth representative.

For early morning, same day illness/emergencies, please leave a message on the Dispatch answering machine at 250-537-2932 (SSI) or 1-855-537-2932 (Outer Islands and Windsor House).

Teacher

We have a Central Dispatch system for all absence tracking and replacement call ins.

We book your replacement; however, schools provide Central Dispatch with three preferences for each teacher, authorized by your Principal (article 34.11). We call in the order of your preference. Download Preference Form

Please fax your Leave of Absence form to the School Board Office for all absences. See our forms page. Before sending your leave form to the School Board Office it must be signed by the Principal. Please fax signed leave form to Central Dispatch a minimum of 5 working days before the leave date, except for same day emergency absences i.e. illness, personal emergency, compassionate.

For Pro D and Pro Growth leaves, applications have to be approved by the GITA Pro D representative and administrative Pro Growth representative prior to being sent to Central Dispatch for booking. Forms are available on the Employee Forms page

For early morning, same day illness/emergencies, please leave a message on the Dispatch answering machine at 250-537-2932 (SSI) or 1-855-537-2932 (Windsor House and the Outer Islands).

Teachers Teaching on Call and Sub Casual Employees

Availability for Bookings

  • Emergency (same day) bookings will be made between 6:30 a.m. to 9:30a.m.
  • There could also be mid-day emergency call-ins if an employee needs to leave work mid-day.
  • Pre bookings (for future dates) are made throughout the day. A message will be left if you are not at home to receive the call.
  • Your pay will be based on the booking done by Central Dispatch.
  • If for any reason you will not be available to work, please notify to Central Dispatch.
  • Salt Spring Island 250-537-2932, Windsor House and the Outer Islands 1-855-537-2932

Paydates for Teachers on Call and Sub Casual

There are two pay periods each month.

Pay period one is between the 1st and the 10th of each month. Pay for this period will be deposited into your bank account no later than the 17th* of the month, with the cut-off date being approximately the 10th of the month. Timesheets should be submitted to the School Board Office by the 10th (end of day) to be considered for this pay period.

Pay period two is between the 11th and the last day of the month. Pay for this period will be deposited into your bank account no later than the 7th* of the following month. Timesheets should be submitted to the School Board Office by the end of each month to be considered for this pay.

July and August pay dates are the 15th and the last day of the month. Approved time sheets should be submitted to the School Board Office by the 10th and the 25th respectively.

Pay is based on the information provided to Central Dispatch.

*If the pay roll deposit dates fall on a weekend, pay will be deposited on the last working day before the weekend.

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