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Jara up for $76K raise after ‘extremely efficient’ CCSD evaluation

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A $76,000 raise for Superintendent Dr. Jesus Jara can be reviewed subsequent week by the Clark County School Board.

Details of the brand new employment settlement got here out after Thursday’s Board of Trustees meeting, the place the board rated Jara as “highly effective” in his job evaluation.

The occasions of the previous year have been filled with contradictions as Jara’s help on the board vanished after which returned in a collection of political squabbles between board members. The public exchanges on Twitter started once more following Jara’s evaluation.

A contract modification to be reviewed at subsequent week’s work session would enhance Jara’s pay to $395,000, and consists of extra perks for journey bills and bonuses. Jara could be allowed reimbursement for journey bills for work-related journeys, and he could be eligible for 5% bonuses every year.

The contract would run by June 30, 2026.

A big a part of the settlement offers with fee within the occasion of termination, and it specifies that Jara could be paid in full if he have been fired “for convenience” by the board. If he’s fired “for cause,” the contract wouldn’t be paid in full.

Jara is required to present 90 days discover if he resigns, and pay would accrue to the date he leaves the position.

The settlement would take impact Jan. 16, 2023, if it wins approval from the college board.

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