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Seattle Public Schools Benefits

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  • Health Insurance  (6 comments)

    “The medical and dental insurance is affordable, especially as compared to the open market, and you accrue sick leave from year to year.”

  • Pension Plan  (4 comments)

    “Not sure how good but its 2% per year per salary.”

  • Sick Days  (3 comments)

    “You get a lot (10 per year) of them but the problem is that if you have a kid, you need to use your sick days as paid family leave. That's a...”

  • Aug 09, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Seattle, Washington State

    Union bargains very good health plans. You are a teacher, so it's not like you get to choose when summer vacation is. Luckily, health insurance covers therapy, which I needed after this job.

  • Jan 30, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Elementary Classroom Teacher in Seattle, Washington State

    The Seattle School District offers competitive wages (compared to other public school districts), medical and dental coverage, generous time off, and subsidized continuing education.

  • Nov 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Seattle, Washington State

    They offer pension or 401b. Pension is 2% X salary X # of years.

  • Nov 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Seattle, Washington State

    I am kept to 19 hours a week to avoid the company paying benefits

  • Sep 05, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Seattle, Washington State

    Lots of options to choose from

  • May 30, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Teacher in Seattle, Washington State

    Time off - summer, winter break, spring break, mid winter break and all holidays Health benefits offer a ton of carrier options Vision plan is very comprehensive & offers high coverage Dental plan is also fantastic

  • Jun 22, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Substitute Paraprofessional in Seattle, Washington State

    For subs, there are no benefits. :(

  • Jun 13, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former lunch room assistant in Seattle, Washington State

    I was a part time worker so I received no benefits

  • Jun 01, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Substitute Teacher in Seattle, Washington State

    The only benefit as a substitute teacher is that you make your own schedule. You work when and where you want and don't have a boss hovering over you or micro managing you.

  • Oct 02, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Teacher in Seattle, Washington State

    The benefits package is amazing. The state contributes between $850 and $960 for all school staff health insurance premiums, and we have many plans to choose from. Teachers also have an option to sign up for a pension plan when they are hired.

Benefits Summary


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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • CheckmarkHealth Insurance (19)
  • 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 (14)
  • 401K Plan
  • CheckmarkRetirement Plan (17)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Work From Home
  • Fertility Assistance
  • Dependent Care
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Childcare
  • Reduced or Flexible Hours
  • Military Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Unpaid Extended Leave

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • Employee Discount
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • 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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