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Achievement First Benefits

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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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  • Apr 06, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    sick time is lenient and benefits are ok.

  • Apr 03, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Teacher in Providence, Rhode Island

    The school gives great maturity leave and staff is extremely supportive with life/work balance.

  • Mar 29, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Teacher in Hartford, Connecticut

    Pay was based upon performance as judged by the school's teaching rubric. The other benefits were sufficient.

  • Mar 28, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Teacher in New Haven, Connecticut

    You don't accrue time off

  • Mar 04, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Special Education Teacher in Hartford, Connecticut

    Great pay and benefits. Had some trouble with payroll at first being paid on time but was promptly addressed and followed up with.

  • Jul 25, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Brooklyn, New York State

    The benefit package is pretty good, the insurance kinda sucks tho. They take a lot from your paycheck to have good insurance coverage with minimal copay.

  • Mar 26, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    Best thing is the flexible options with healthcare There are not many options for visual or dental

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

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

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

    You get free pizza every now and then

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

    Achievement First works really hard to supply wonderful benefits to staff

Benefits Summary

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Perks & Discounts

  • CheckmarkEmployee Discount (6)
  • 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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