Medical Benefits

Free/no cost for employee coverage; dependant coverage available at varying cost based on plan choice. Choice of three medical plans for employees working more than 31 hours per week. One medical plan available for employees work 20-30 hours per week.

Three Insurance Choices:
HMO Choices

1. Blue Cross
2. Kaiser

Characteristics of an HMO
Designated Primary Physician
Co-payment for office visits
No annual deductible
Referral to specialists through primary physician
Prescriptions within formulary
PPO Choices

3. Blue Cross

Characteristics of a PPO
Annual deductibles
Fees for office visits
Partial payment for services
Self-refer to specialists
Choice of medical provider
Prescriptions within formulary

Retiree Medical Benefits

Depending on the number of years you have worked in the District you may be eligible for a significant financial contribution by the employer towards your health insurance upon retirement.

Dental: Two Choices

1. Safeguard Dental

HMO style plan-select primary care dentist
No calendar year max
2. Delta Dental

PPO style plan-free choice of dentist
$2,000 calendar year max

Vision: Two choices

1. Medical Eye Services
2. EyeMed

Life Insurance (Free/no cost for employee coverage)

In the event of the death of an employee from any cause whatsoever, benefits in accordance with the schedule of insurance are payable to the beneficiary named by the employee. Benefits reduce 35% on the policy anniversary following attainment of age 65, and 5% on the policy anniversary following attainment of age 70.

Life Insurance $30,000 plus Accidental Death & Dismemberment $30,000.

Supplemental Life (Small Cost)

Retirement Savings's

1. PERS (non-certificated positions) and STRS (certificated positions)
Automatic enrollment for probationary and permanent employees who work 100 or more hours in a fiscal year without any waiting period. Employee contributions is approximately 7% with District match approximately 100%.

2. Tax Shelter Annuity
Voluntary enrollment in a L.A. County approved company. Employees only may be eligible to contribute up to $13,000 annually.


The District sponsors several wellness programs to employees such as health fairs and Humana Vitality.

Job Share

Depending on availability you may be able to obtain a 50% teaching position in which you share a teaching assignment with another teacher on a 50% assignment.

Sick Leave

Earn one day of sick leave for each month worked (e.g., accrue 12 days for 12 months of work. Unused balance rolls over to the next fiscal year. 

At retirement unused sick leave balance is rolled to your PERS or STRS retirement program in order to enhance the "years of service" factor in your retirement calculation. 

You may receive donations of sick leave from other employees during a medical crisis you are experiencing.

Earn one day of vacation for each month worked (e.g., accrue 12 days for 12 months of work). The potential to earn 24 days of vacation per year based on longevity is available. Option to cash-out unused vacation at the end of each fiscal year (maximum of 7 days) or have unused balance roll over to the next fiscal year.


Fourteen paid holidays.

Personal Days

Seven personal days for each fiscal year.

Section 125 Flexible Benefit Plan

The section 125 Plan allows you to set aside your out-of-pocket medical care, life insurance premium costs, qualified dependent care costs and qualified life insurance premium costs on a pre-tax basis and to set aside "pre-tax" dollars to pay for dependent care and medical expenses. By electing this plan, you may pay less tax and increase your take-home pay.