Administrative Procedure 400 - Appendix

Criminal Record And Child Intervention Record Checks

Background

It is important to provide a safe and secure environment for students and staff.

Procedures

  1. The screening process for new employees will include a current (within twelve (12) months) Criminal Record Check and a Child Intervention Record Check. These record checks will be at the expense of the prospective employee.
  2. When an employee is charged with or convicted of an offence, under the Criminal Code of Canada, the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Child Youth and Family Enhancement Act or similar legislation, the employee is required to immediately inform the Deputy Superintendent. A written explanation may accompany the notification.
  3. An employee who is subject to any prohibitions, restrictions or orders; including but not limited to probation, recognizance or similar orders; issued or imposed by the court, a law enforcement agency or other government agency, that restrict or forbid the employee from having contact with minor children or that are otherwise relevant to the position held by the employee, shall immediately inform the Deputy Superintendent of such limitations.
  4. Failure by an employee to notify the Deputy Superintendent as required under this Administrative Procedure may justify termination of the employee’s employment with the District.
  5. The Deputy Superintendent may require an employee to provide a current (within six (6) months) Criminal Record Check and/or Child Intervention Record Check at any time during the employment period.

Adopted:

September 21, 2016

Amended:

 

Reference:

Section 20, 60, 61, 113 School Act

Alberta Human Rights Act

Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

Personal Information Protection Act

Teaching Profession Act

Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

Criminal Code

Criminal Records Act

Food and Drugs Act