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Teacher Benefits

Teacher Benefits

Highlights of Teacher Benefits

The Newton-Conover School system is committed to attracting and retaining top-quality professionals. As a teacher with Newton-Conover Schools, you will receive excellent support services and benefits including:

§  Employee Incentives

1st year - $1000; 2nd year - $500.

Local Teacher Grants up to $1500.00

§  Local Supplement

An additional 7% of the annual salary is paid in two equal installments.

§  Annual Leave and Sick Leave

All EMPLOYEES RECEIVE TEN PAID LEAVE DAYS! Employees earn annual leave on a graduated scale based upon total state of N.C. service. Annual leave includes scheduled and unscheduled leave days. All employees earn one sick leave day per working month.

§  Comprehensive Health Insurance

Individual coverage is provided with premiums paid by the employer. Optional premiums to cover spouse and/or children are available at an additional cost.

 

§  Flexibility Benefits Plan

Dental, vision, life, and disability insurance can be chosen and deducted from salary.

§  Retirement

Mandatory 6% employee contribution (payroll deduction) and matched if mandated by N.C. legislature. Refund of employees’ contribution is available upon certain conditions. Employees become vested after five years of contributory service.

§  Tuition Reimbursement

Tuition reimbursement for course work toward advanced degrees.
Tuition Reimbursement Guidelines
Application for Tuition Reimbursement

§  Banking Services

The State Employees’ Credit Union Offers:

o   Free checking accounts with no monthly maintenance fees

o   100% auto financing • Free debit card • Free on-line member access

o   Short-term, low-cost salary advance loans • Visa Card, no annual fee

o   Free ATM service with over 700 Cash Points machines

o   Direct deposit available at most N.C. and national banks (i.e. BB&T, Bank of America, and Wachovia)

 

§ Lilian Jones Grant Opportunities

 

§ Potential 2% Performance Bonus

 

How to Apply for Employment

Thank you for your interest in applying for a professional position with Newton-Conover City Schools. Applications must be submitted through https://nc.teachermatch.org .

Why Teach in North Carolina?

  • With a diverse economy, an emphasis on technology, and a superior quality of life, North Carolina has become one of the fastest growing states in the country. In fact, North Carolina consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in America with an endless variety of choices to call home.
  • The National Education Goals Panel identified North Carolina three times as one of two states    showing more progress in meeting the national bipartisan education goals than any other states.
  • Education Week, the nation’s education newspaper of record, recognized North Carolina as a leader, having one of the nation’s most complete and strongest accountability systems for teachers and students.
  • North Carolina is considered among the top three states in efforts to improve teaching, and leads the country in the number of National Board Certified Teachers.