Achievement First Employee Benefits and Perks | Glassdoor

Achievement First Benefits

Location: US
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Employer Summary

Insurance Perks
Achievement First offers competitive and comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance, group term life insurance and short and long term disability insurance to eligible staff members. Eligible staff members may enroll in health, dental and vision plans for themselves, their family and or domestic partner.


Retirement Plan
To help provide financial security to our staff members during their retirement years, Achievement First sponsors and offers the opportunity for its employees to participate in a retirement plan pursuant to Section 403(b) of the Internal revenue Code with matching opportunities. All Achievement First employees can contribute to the company’s 403(b) plan.

Childcare Leave
Achievement First offers up to 12 weeks of paid leave for eligible employees giving birth to or adopting a child who will be the primary caregiver to the child. Alternate caregivers are permitted 2 weeks of paid leave.

Dependent Care Assistance Program
Achievement First offers a Dependent Care Assistance program (or Dependent Care FSA) that allows employees to make pre-tax contributions into an individual account up to $5,000 ($2,500 if married filing separately) to pay costs related to day care, nursery school, or supervision of an adult dependent.

Back up Dependent Care
Achievement First offers its employees a back-up dependent care option through Bright Horizons that provides temporary child care or adult care in the home or at one of its national facilities for free or a small co-pay.

Other Perks
Other perks include pre-tax commuter benefits (transit), reduced membership rates at local gyms and an employee assistance program that provides information, counseling, and referral services for all employees and their dependents.


Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Nov 26, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Reynoldsburg, Ohio

    You get free pizza every now and then

  • Jan 14, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Brooklyn, New York State

    Relocation bonus, paid vacation, summers off, national holidays off

  • Nov 19, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New Haven, Connecticut

    Achievement First works really hard to supply wonderful benefits to staff

  • Oct 17, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    The company has good benefits. Paid maternity leave of 2 weeks after a year. All Federal and Public holidays off.

  • Aug 03, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in New Haven, Connecticut

    403b was great to contribute

  • Aug 02, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in New Haven, Connecticut

    Generally the benefits package is good but you work longer hours and a longer school year to compensate for the good benefits.

  • Mar 31, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New Haven, Connecticut

    3 personal day. I understand we get a lot of breaks but there were a few days I was sick and I felt horrible going to work knowing that I could infect others.

  • Feb 23, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Director in Brooklyn, New York State

    Great medical, dental, vision insurance. 12 weeks 100% paid primary care giver leave after 1 year employment. Good 403B plan.

  • Feb 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current High School Science Teacher in Brooklyn, New York State

    Paid time off: - 2 weeks for New Years - 1 month off in July - 1 week off in April - 1 week off in February - All federal holidays off Sick days: - 3 days sick leave without pay deduction. You receive a $1000 bonus if you don't use any of them. The few sick days are offset by the amount of vacation days you get due to school closure. Health benefits are OK, 403(b) is OK.

  • Dec 07, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Hartford, Connecticut

    Good health insurance including dental and vision.

Benefits Summary


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Perks & Discounts

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  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • CheckmarkCompany Social Events (11)
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

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