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Harmony Public Schools Benefits

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Employer Summary

Health Insurance
Health insurance coverage is available to TRS eligible Harmony employees. Harmony’s contribution to employee insurance premiums is determined annually by the Board of Directors. An employee may pay a group rate to add his or her spouse, children, or other eligible family members to an insurance policy.

Supplemental Insurance Benefits
In addition to the Life Insurance provided to eligible TRS employees by Harmony, employees may also at their own expense, enroll in supplemental insurance programs for Dental, Vision, Short Term and/or Longer Term Disability, Group Life, Cancer, and Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance benefits. Harmony will not pay premiums for these programs by payroll deduction. Employees are responsible for all premium payments for supplemental insurance benefits. Questions regarding optional supplemental benefit programs should be directed to the campus Principal.

TRS ActiveCare health benefits website: https://www.trsactivecareaetna.com/


Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Health Insurance  (4 comments)

    “As with all Texas school districts, Harmony uses the TRS ActiveCare program through the Texas Education Agency and Texas Retired Teachers...”

  • May 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Teacher in Euless, Texas

    They pay a decent amount towards your insurance... can’t recall the precise amount but it was over $300 /mo. 20k life insurance policy for free.

  • Aug 26, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current teacher in San Antonio, Texas

    Salary is low compared to other districts. Starting pay is ok but the yearly salary ladder is ridiculous. The only way to earn what you would earn in an ISD is to take on a lot of extra duties. Insurance is on the expensive side, but it is good.

  • Nov 26, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Computer Science Teacher in Fort Worth, Texas

    The worst thing is that health insurance doesn't cover dental & visual expenses.

  • Nov 06, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Principal in Austin, Texas

    Best: HPS offers multiple programs to help our staff get to the next level. We have a program to assist in paying for Masters programs and certifications. We have internal leadership academies helping prepare our staff to take on new leadership roles. Harmony also provides all employees with Short Term Disability Insurance and $20,000 in life insurance at no cost to the employee. HPS also has a competitive bonus structure for staff members who meet their goals for student growth. Worst: We use TRS (same as most traditional public schools in Texas) and the plans are limited and seem very expensive. I think having the option of an HSA (health savings account) would be interesting.

  • Oct 19, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Dean of Students in Houston, Texas

    The district does provide us with some life insurance for free and pays a portion of our health insurance, based upon position. These are benefits most districts do not offer. However, the provider they use for the additional life/health insurance is not very good. It is difficult to file claims and everything is online so you have to search for things a lot of the time. The cost/benefit is low with Assurant.

  • Oct 12, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Teacher in Katy, Texas

    You get bonuses based on student growth. You can also earn bonuses by doing tutorials, coaching sports, etc.

  • Oct 11, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Benefits Specialist in Houston, Texas

    The benefits package is ok. Compared to some other ISDs I can not complain.

  • Oct 16, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Austin, Texas

    If you can’t afford a pricy insurance you’re bascailly covered just so IRS DOESNT tax you.

  • Feb 22, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Houston, Texas

    Best thing: Co-pay is low or none.

  • Mar 04, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Special Education Teacher in Houston, Texas

    The package is okay but overpriced in comparison to what other ISD schools offer their employees. The medical and dental is close to terrible when you consider it is not free.

Benefits Summary


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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • CheckmarkHealth Insurance (17)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Occupational Accident Insurance
  • Health Care On-Site
  • Mental Health Care
  • Retiree Health & Medical
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Financial & Retirement

  • CheckmarkPension Plan (7)
  • 401K Plan
  • CheckmarkRetirement Plan (16)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off
  • Sick Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Sabbatical
  • Bereavement Leave

Perks & Discounts

  • Employee Discount
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • CheckmarkGym Membership (0)
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

Professional Support

  • Diversity Program
  • Job Training
  • Professional Development
  • Apprenticeship Program
  • Tuition Assistance

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