Today, more than ever, employee benefits represent an integral part of your total compensation.
AAEC High School District offers an excellent benefits plan which provides our employees a medical plan, cash accumulation for your retirement years and a host of other competitive benefit plans and policies. We offer the following benefits (eligibility requirements apply):
- Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
- Vacation & Leaves
- Retirement Benefits
- Workers' Compensation
- Life & Disability Insurance
- 301 bonus money
- Professional Development
- Advancement Opportunities
- Tuition reimbursement
Major Medical Plan
The District's major medical plan provider is Blue Cross Blue Shield. BCBS provides in-network and out-of-network benefits to all benefit-eligible employees. The District pays 100% of eligible employee premiums.
Employees are eligible for benefits if they are generally a full-time employee with 30 hours or more per week.
Benefits begin the first of the month following 30 days in a benefit-eligible position.
Voluntary Dental Care Plans
Benefit-eligible employees may enroll in a dental plan with Humana. Humana offers a DMO plan or a PPO plan. These are voluntary plans and the District does not pay any employee or dependent premiums.
Voluntary Vision Care Plan
This is a voluntary plan and the District does not pay any employee or dependent premiums.
If eligible, Administrators and contracted 12 month employees will receive 10 PTO and 10 sick leave days annually. Certified teaching staff receive 3 PTO days and 10 sick leave days. Sick leave is accrued monthly.
Holidays are established by the school calendar.
If eligible, regular employees working 20 hours or more per week must participate in the Arizona State Retirement System. The retirement benefit an employee receives depends on the number of years and months for which the employee receives retirement credit. Employees receive credit by making mandatory contributions to the plan. For additional information regarding benefits with the Arizona State Retirement System, log on to their website at www.azasrs.gov.
Employees are automatically covered by Workers' Compensation insurance through the District's current workers' compensation carrier. If an employee is injured in an accident arising out of and in the course of his/her employment, he/she is entitled to medical coverage and/or compensation.
Available through Humana.
- Supplemental and dependent life insurance for employee and his/her eligible dependents -
- COBRA coverage if an employee’s health insurance coverage is terminated for him/her and/or dependents.
- Continuing education assistance – contact the Human Resources Department