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Appendix - Consent for Disclosure of Criminal Record Information with a Vulnerable Sector Check

Background

An offer of employment is conditional on the applicant providing a current within the past three (3) months, Consent for Disclosure of Criminal Record Information with a Vulnerable Sector Check which is acceptable* to the Division.

*Acceptable – refers to the nature of any previous criminal conviction and time since such a conviction.

Procedures

  1. Employees shall bear the cost of the Consent for Disclosure of Criminal Record Information with a Vulnerable Sector Check.
  2. Under normal circumstances the Consent for Disclosure of Criminal Record Information with a Vulnerable Sector Check shall be in place before an employee commences employment.
  3. The Consent for Disclosure of Criminal Record Information with a Vulnerable Sector Check must be dated within the immediate three (3) month period prior to commencement of work.
  4. The requirement of the Consent for Disclosure of Criminal Record Information with a Vulnerable Sector Check will be included in the job advertisement.
  5. Division Office administrators are allowed some degree of latitude in assessing a Consent for Disclosure of Criminal Record Information with a Vulnerable Sector Check but convictions involving violence will disqualify an applicant.
  6. The school principal need not submit the original Consent for Disclosure of Criminal Record Information with a Vulnerable Sector Check but a copy must be forwarded to Human Resources.
  7. The Superintendent must approve any exceptions to these procedures.

References:

Sections 20, 60, 61, 113 School Act

Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

 

Created January 2012