(3) All posts substantively vacant or substantively created must be filled in by substantive appointments, if eligible persons are available.
(4) Managements may permit teachers to obtain higher or additional qualifications such as B.A., M.A. etc. provided the teacher applies in writing for such permission well in advance and provided further that the normal work of the school does not suffer by such permission.
The teacher so permitted cannot claim as a matter of right any kind of leave for the preparation of the examination. He will, however, be eligible to get the leave due and admissible for the purpose of appearing for the examination.
(5) Appointment of teaching and non-teaching staff (except the head) in a school shall be made by the school committee in consultation with the Head of the school concerned.
(6) A letter of appointment order in a specified format shall be given to a candidate appointed on the post along with the terms of employment and conditions of service.
(7) All employees shall be subjected to the general rules of discipline and conduct laid down by Government from time to time and such other rules and instructions as may be issued by the management as are not repugnant to the general rules prescribed by Government
(8) All employees shall, during the period of their service, employ themselves honestly and efficiently under the order of the Head of the Shool and shall make themselves in all respects useful to the school. They shall not on their own account or otherwise, either directly or indirectly, carry on or be concerned in any trade or business.
(9) In addition to school work, teachers may be required to participate in and work for extra-curricular and corporate activities of the school including social education.
(10) No full-time employee shall accept part-time gainful employment in another educational, cultural or literary institution without first obtaining written permission from the authorities of the school in which he is employed on a full-time basis. If so permitted, he shall not work for more than two clock hours per day and shall not )e allowed to take private tuition while he so works.
(11) A full-time teacher shall be present on the school premises during working hours of the school for 30 hours a week exclusive of daily recesses, according to the requirements of the school.
(12) A fill-time teacher shall do actual teaching work for 18 hours per week. A teacher teaching classes with an average enrolment of more than 50 pupils shall do actual teaching work for 17 hours per week, whereas a teacher teaching classes with an average enrolment of 30 or less number of students shall do actual teaching work for 19 hours per week.
(13) The head of the school shall have the discretion to reduce the teaching work of teachers, wherever necessary, by not more than three periods per week provided the average of 17 to 19 hours per week per teacher is not affected thereby.
(14) Provision should, however, be made for a fair and equal distribution of work among all teachers as far as possible.
(15) Casual leave may be given by the Head up to a maximum period of 15 days in an academic year subject to the condition that ordinarily not more than three days’ casual leave can be enjoyed at a time to be extended to ten days only in exceptional circumstances
(16) Heads and Assistant Heads of schools may give guidance to their students occasionally outside school hours, if absolutely necessary, without any remuneration. But they should not undertake any regular private tuition even without remuneration.
(17) No teacher should do private tuition for more than two hours in a day or teach more than five pupils during his whole period of tuition in the day. The expression “five pupils” means the same five pupils and not batches of pupils.
Day school teachers working in night schools may work for full duration of the night schools instead of two hours as mentioned- in this rule provided they do not undertake private tuition.
(18) Every teacher must obtain previous permission of the Head of the school before he undertakes any tuition. He should also submit to the Head of the school at the end of every month a statement signed by him showing the names of the pupils to whom he has been giving tuition, the period per day for which he was giving tuition, the standards in which they are studying and the amount of remuneration received. These reports shall be available for inspection to appropriate authority.
(19) No teacher will be allowed to associate himself directly or indirectly with any coaching classes to prepare students for the internal or external examinations of secondary schools or any other examining body.
(20) No leave is a matter of right. A principal has the power to deny or cancel leave if required.
(21) No leave can be taken without prior permission of the principal of the school. In case of emergency when leave has to be taken without prior permission, the principal must be informed immediately.