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    CERTIFIED BENEFITS AND SERVICES
     
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     Salary                                                                               
    • Current salary schedule in effect for FY 17 & FY18 School Years.  (Please see NAEA agreement below for salaries)
    • Automatic step increases, column movement based on credits.
    • Official transcripts and verifications of service must be received in the HR Office by October 10 to get credit for that school year.
    • New teachers can bring in a maximum of six years out-of-state experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or eight years with a Master’s Degree; eight years with a Bachelor’s Degree or ten years with a Master’s Degree if at least two of those years are in Alaska.
    • First paycheck August 31. New teachers can request a $1,000.00 advance the first 2 days of work, repaid over first ten checks.
    • Salary can be divided into ten checks (August through May), or twelve checks (August through July).
    • Valid Alaska teaching certificate must be on file within 90 days of employment.
    • New teachers can get one time $1500 refund for travel or expenses to move to district. (Receipts required.)
    • Reimbursement for Alaska State Initial Certification fees for new hires. (Receipt required.)
    • Reimbursement for Praxis II tests in order to become Highly Qualified or obtain additional HQ status.

    Retirement

    • State of Alaska – Teachers’ Retirement System Tier III, Defined contribution; no social security.
    • Employee contribution 8.0% or allowable maximum, District contribution 7%.
    • Employees with prior TRS service may qualify for Tier I or Tier II.
    • TRS

    Leaves

    •  Personal leave of three days per year, cumulative to ten.
    •  Sick leave of 1 1/3 days per month pre-credited. (According to Law)
    •  Sick leave bank (optional) – donate one day of sick leave.

    Health/Life Insurance

    • NWABSD Plan serviced by Meritain: Medical, Dental, Visual, Audio
    • Employee cost $1080/yr (pre-tax), includes all dependent coverage. Effective Sept. 1.
    • Life insurance $50,000 for teachers, $100,000 for administrators with option to add.
    • Long Term Disability insurance.
    • See Meritain Benefit Plan Below

    Service

    • Payroll direct deposits available.
    • Pre-tax health, medical spending and child care plans through AFLAC.
    • Tax Sheltered Annuities available:
      • ING
      • Primerica
      • Van Kampen
      • Plan Member Services
      • Capitol Guardian
      • Fidelity
      • Lincoln National
      • Mutual of America

    Housing

    • Low rent ($500-$800 / month) modern and furnished District Housing at Village Sites. ($5000 stipend/year for Non District housing. )
    • Village housing has free electricity, water and sewer, and heating.





    CLASSIFIED BENEFITS AND SERVICES

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     Salary
    • Automatic step increases, column movement based on certificates.
    • Paychecks bi-monthly.
    • Salary Schedule (Please see NWABSD-NAESPA 2016-2017 below for salaries)

    Retirement

    • State of Alaska – Public Employee Retirement System Tier III, Defined contribution; no social security.
    • Employee contribution 6.75% or allowable maximum, District contribution 7%.  There are additional contributions made by the district for various parts of the hybrid retirement plan. 
    • Employees with prior PERS service may qualify for Tier I or Tier II.
    •  PERS

    Leaves

    • Annual leave of 1 day/month first year. Annual leave increases after 1, 5, and 10 year anniversaries.
    • Sick leave of 1 1/3 days per month.

    Health/Life Insurance

    • NWABSD Plan serviced by Meritain: Medical, Dental, Visual, Audio
    • Employee cost $840/yr (pre-tax), includes all dependent coverage.
    • Life insurance $20,000 (Option to add additional Insurance)
    • Long Term Disability insurance.

    Services

    • Payroll direct deposits available.
    • Pre-tax health, medical spending and child care plans through AFLAC.
    • Tax Sheltered Annuities available:
      • ING
      • Primerica
      • Van Kampen
      • Plan Member Services
      • Capitol Guardian
      • Fidelity
      • Lincoln National
      • Mutual of America

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