1. Each teacher shall have the right to at least thirty (30) minutes of uninterrupted and duty-free lunch. However, by a majority vote of the staff, this may be modified.
2. Lunch Period Supervision - Elementary Schools
a. The Board shall provide sufficient funds to enable the following elementary schools to provide teachers with lunch period free of supervision:
Cortes Island Elementary Junior Secondary School
Ecole des Deux Mondes
Discovery Passage Elementary School
Quadra Elementary School
Ocean Grove Elementary School
Oyster River Elementary School
Sayward Elementary Junior Secondary School
Surge Narrows Elementary School
Willow Point Elementary School
Cedar Elementary School
b. In each of these elementary schools, teachers shall be assigned, on a rotating basis, the responsibility of supervising those personnel employed to supervise students during the lunch period. In each of these elementary schools, the staff committee shall determine the nature of supervision appropriate to that school.
c. Whenever practicable, the Board shall attempt to assign personnel currently in the employ of the Board as lunch period supervisors of students.
d. Teachers at the schools referred to in Article D.15.2.a of this Agreement shall not be required to perform regularly assigned supervision duties of more than seventy-five (75) minutes per week before the regular school day or after the regular school day. Those teachers who voluntarily agree to perform supervision duties during the noon lunch period shall have the above seventy-five (75) minutes per week reduced accordingly.
e. Teachers at all schools not referred to in Article D.15.2.a of this Agreement shall not be required to perform regularly assigned supervision duties of more than seventy-five (75) minutes per week during the noon lunch period, before the regular school day and after the regular school day.