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Benefits for Certified Staff

Note: This does not include Adjunct or Substitute Positions.


Position Benefits for 10 month Certified Staff contracted to work 30 hours or more per week

  • Employee Assistance Plan
     

  • Leave

    • Sick Leave - ten (10) days per year. 
       

    • Personal leave - up to three (3) days per year. 
       

    • Parental leave
       

    • Bereavement leave 
       

    • Emergency leave
       

    • Jury duty leave
       

    • Professional development leave
       

  • District Paid $20,000 Life Insurance Policy which includes travel assistance and will preparation.  Opportunities to enroll in additional Optional Life Insurance coverage as well. 
     

  • 403b and 457 retirement savings plans 
     

  • Oklahoma Teacher Retirement System (7% of salary) - OPS pays $2,500 of teachers’ TRS contribution
     

  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance through OMES Employees Group Insurance Division.2024 Employee Benefits Option Guide
     

  • Flex Benefit Allowance (FBA) is given when enrolling in Health Coverage equal to the HealthChoice High premium each month.  If opting out of Health Insurance, the employee will receive $69.71 a month as salary in lieu of Health Insurance. 
     

  • Eligible to enroll in products offered by American Fidelity which include Disability, Critical Care, Accident. Cancer, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Allowance, Dependent Day Care, and Health Savings Account. 
     

  • Employee College Reimbursement Opportunities Employee College Reimbursement Information
     

  • Before and/or after care at discounted employee rate  OPS SPARK Information
     

Position Benefits for 10 Month Certified Staff contracted to work 20 to 29 hours per week:

  • Employee Assistance Plan
     

  • Leave

    • Sick Leave - ten (10) days per year. 
       

    • Personal leave - up to three (3) days per year. 
       

    • Parental leave
       

    • Bereavement leave 
       

    • Emergency leave
       

    • Jury duty leave
       

    • Professional development leave
       

  • 403b and 457 retirement savings plans 
     

  • Oklahoma Teacher Retirement System (7% of salary) - OPS pays $2,500 of teachers’ TRS contribution; this contribution is prorated for teachers who are contracted to work fewer than 180 days during the school year.
     

  • Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance through OMES Employees Group Insurance Division. 2023 Employee Benefits Option Guide
     

  • The district will pay for half of the employee-only health premium.  If opting out of Health Insurance, the employee will receive $69.71 a month as salary in lieu of Health Insurance.
     

  • Eligible to enroll in products offered by American Fidelity which include Disability, Critical Care, Accident. Cancer, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Allowance, Dependent Care Allowance, and Health Savings Account. 
     

  • Before and/or after care at discounted employee rate  OPS SPARK Information