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PRF 4731 Termination of Contract: Permanent Teacher

Pursuant to sections 168.114 and 168.124, RSMo. 1986, the Board of Education may terminate a permanent teacher's indefinite contract for one or more of the following causes:

  • Physical or mental condition that renders the teacher unfit to instruct or associate with children.

  • Immoral conduct.

  • Incompetency, inefficiency, or insubordination.

  • Willful or persistent violation of, or failure to obey, the school laws of the state or the published regulations of the School District.

  • Excessive or unreasonable absence from the performance of duties.

  • Conviction of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude.

The indefinite contract of a permanent teacher may be terminated for the foregoing reasons only in accordance with the procedures prescribed by sections 168.116, 168.118, and 168.120, RSMo. 1986.

Last modified: January 01, 2003

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