Lloydminister Public School Division

(780) 875-5541 Fax: (780) 875-7829

5017 - 46 Street
Lloydminster, Alberta T9V 1R4

Administrative Procedures

Administrative Procedure 432

Support Staff Code of Conduct & Confidentiality

Background

The Lloydminster Public School Division believes in giving every employee clear guidelines related to the work environment.  It is expected that all employees will represent the Lloydminster Public School Division in demonstrating these values and standards of conduct in their daily actions.

Procedures

  1. The staff member conducts themselves within the law, adhering to board policies and procedures and in a manner that respects the dignity and rights of all persons without prejudice as to race, religious belief, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, place of origin, physical disability and/or mental disability. 
  2. The staff member treats others with dignity and respect and is considerate of their circumstances. 
  3. All employees of the Lloydminster Public School Division shall keep confidential all personal information concerning students, trustees, teachers, and other employees of the Lloydminster Public School Division which they may acquire during the course of their employment, whether such information is written or unwritten, and no person shall disclose such information unless such disclosure is required within the course of employment.
  4. Subject to legislation and any regulations set out thereunder, any information concerning students, trustees, and employees of the Lloydminster Public School Division and any confidential information concerning the business or operations of the Lloydminster Public School Division shall be released only as required in the necessary course of employment and only by those persons authorized to release such information.
  5. Employees who release confidential information without appropriate authority may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of their employment contract.
  6. The staff member shall not undermine the professional competence of another staff member. 
  7. The staff member addresses concerns to colleagues involved first, then follows the line of authority. (Note: This does not apply in the case of harassment, where the staff member may go directly to the Principal.) 
  8. The staff member shall be an advocate for the school and the Lloydminster Public School Division. 
  9. Communication of student information to a parent/caregiver must be done through the teacher/Principal or with the approval and/or direction of the teacher/Principal. 
  10. Information that is critical to the well being of a student shall be reported immediately to the Principal.

 
Revised
November 2018
August 2023