Use of a Consultant/Outside Contractor—Guidelines

  • A consultant/contractor is an outside expert who works with a team or squad providing specific instruction on specific skills.
  • A consultant/contractor teaches specific skills to a group or student for a period of time, such as choreography, hitting instruction, or proper free-throw technique.
  • A consultant/contractor must successfully complete a JCPS criminal records check.
  • The sponsor/coach must always be in attendance whenever the consultant/contractor is working with the squad/team or individual student.
  • Contact the JCPS Purchasing Department for instructions on contracting with a consultant/contractor.
  • Students cannot be charged a fee for the services of a consultant/contractor.
  • Schools can use fundraising to pay for the services of a consultant/contractor.
  • A consultant/contractor may only be paid by check from a JCPS Activity Account. Cash is not to be given to the consultant/contractor as payment for services.
  • A consultant/contractor may not receive more than $1,500 in a calendar year.
  • All financial arrangements with a consultant/contractor must be made in advance and must be included on the JCPS Professional Services Contract.