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Re: Teaching assignment change
This doesn't really fall under the 'other duties' clause. It falls under the part where your contract says 'teacher.' It doesn't say '3rd assistant band director at Dead Tree HS'. The district determines your assignment, and can change your assignment.
I vividly remember panicking when doing district paperwork for my first job in an group of new teachers. The person leading the session pointed out that we were just signing contracts to be teachers in the district, and that our actual assignment and campus might be changed by the district. I asked the lady, and she said don't worry, there are some that are hired for specific positions, but most are not. It is why the English teacher may be teaching AP British Lit one year and all English I the next. This is also how many that are not on probationary contracts get 'reassigned' since they can't be fired.
Unfortunately, far too many teachers get shoehorned because of fear and misunderstanding of those words. This actually is pretty winnable if you're willing to push it.
"Other duties as assigned" has scope and intent. In other words, they can assign you cafeteria duty, or after school bus line duty whatever. What is OUTSIDE the intent is changing what classes you are teaching, etc.
If you call your organization, you could fight this and win. Unfortunately, there's a good chance you'll be job hunting next year too. It's disturbingly easy to put teachers on a growth plan and non-renew them if you really want them gone for not being a team player.
Sucks, but it's your call.