Employees are paid bi-weekly on Friday using direct deposit.
The District offers a compensation program that allows employees to move along a defined salary schedule annually in addition to an annual base-wage salary increase (as approved by the Board of Education).
Wellness and Mindfulness Programs: The District provides Wellness Programs, including Mindfulness training and employee wellness/engagement programs.
Employee Assistance Program: Confidential and free resources available to you and your family members, including up to three in-person visits with a counselor at no cost. Additional benefits include access to a free legal document drafting platform for wills, powers of attorney and other legal documents, as well as legal and financial counseling.
Personal Illness Leave: Personal illness leave is earned at the rate of one day per month, prorated for less than full-time employees.
Family Illness Leave: Charged against personal illness leave for severe illness in the immediate family requiring the presence of the employee.
Personal Leave: Employees are provided for each contract period up to five personal leave days without pay.
Holidays: Employees receive paid holidays for holidays authorized during the school year for which schools are closed: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day and Thanksgiving Day. Note: not all positions are paid for holidays.
Legal Leave: Employees are eligible for up to two days per contract period without loss of compensation for legal reasons such as adoption proceedings, settlement of wills, real estate closings, etc.
Child Rearing Leave: Employees are provided up to one year of unpaid time off, per eligible child under school age. Child rearing leaves are available upon the completion of one year of employment.
Bereavement Leave: Up to seven days for death in the family as defined under Family Illness Leave. One day of personal illness leave may be used for the death of a friend.
Health Insurance: Eligible to participate. Employee pays the full cost of the insurance premiums; coverage is year-round as long as premiums are current; employees must work at least one day per month (September through May). Coverage must be elected within 30 days of the first assignment.
Substitutes SEAs who work an average of 30 hours per week from October 5 - October 4 each year may be eligible for a subsidized lowest cost HMO single insurance plan. Eligibility is determined every November and those who are eligible will automatically be notified.
Additionally, substitute teachers (only) who work at least 140 days per school year may be eligible for a subsidized lowest cost HMO single insurance plan. Eligibility is determined every July and those who are eligible will be automatically notified.
Dental Insurance: Eligible to participate. Employee pays the full cost of the insurance premiums; coverage is year-round as long as premiums are current; employees must work at least one day per month (September through May). Coverage must be elected within 30 days of the first assignment.
Long Term Care Insurance: This insurance is available through the District at group rates. Many family members are eligible for coverage. Employees are responsible for 100% of the premium.
Flexible Spending Account: Eligible to participate. Coverage must be elected within 30 days of the first assignment; or during an annual open enrollment period.
Vision Insurance: Substitutes not eligible to participate.
Group Term Life Insurance: Substitutes not eligible to participate.
Short & Long Term Disability Insurance: Substitutes not eligible to participate.
Wisconsin Retirement System: The District currently pays 50% of the required contribution and the employee pays 50% of the required contribution.
403(b): Pre-tax and some after-tax (Roth) payroll deductions are available for employees to save for retirement. We offer a variety of vendors to choose to invest with.
Retirement Escrow Account: Accumulated personal illness leave is available upon retirement for the purposes of paying for group insurance premiums.
Liability Insurance: The District provides liability coverage for all employees while performing their District jobs at no cost to the employee.
Car Allowance: Authorized use of the employee’s personal car for work related purposes is reimbursed at the IRS allowable rate.