• Anderson School District One

    Orientation Process for Recommended Employees

    (To be provided to all applicants recommended for hire)

     

    Once you have been offered and have accepted employment you will be given a start date that is contingent upon the entire employment process being completed. You will be instructed to immediately start the TB Test and Medical Report process. Classified Staff, you will also need to go ahead and send a Verification of Employment Form [certified   classified] to all previous employers with whom you have relevant experience to be considered for your pay scale. Certified Staff, you will provide documentation of experience by submitting a current Teaching Certificate.

     

    Soon you will be contacted by the Benefits Department to schedule an orientation date. Certified Staff, although you will go ahead and schedule your orientation, it will be for a date that is after the next board meeting. Unfortunately, we will not be able to release payroll or benefit information until final approval has been received, but we hope that this basic information will provide answers to any immediate questions that you might have.  At your orientation, detailed information will be provided to you.   Benefits, Payroll and Personnel paperwork will all be coordinated into one orientation meeting.

     

    In order for the Orientation to be held as scheduled, you will be required to have the following: 
    • Completed Tuberculosis Test and Medical Report forms  
    • Your Social Security Card
    • A Picture ID such as a driver’s license
    • Certified Staff: Current Teaching Certificate  
    In order for the Employment Process to be completed and for you to start to work:
    • All items listed above must be turned in completed
    • All Policy Signature Sheets must be signed
    • All Payroll and Benefit forms must be completed and signed
    • Mrs. Brady, Director of Personnel Services must give final approval

     

    Payroll Information:
     
    • Pay for all employees, excluding maintenance and district office positions, is based on the district’s salary schedule according to your years of experience.  If you have prior experience in this field, you will only be paid for this experience once we have received a Verification of Employment Form from all previous employers with whom you have relevant experience and it has been approved by Mr. Havird, Associate Superintendent.  
    • Monthly Positions are as follows:

     

    Position

    Contract Days

    Pay Periods

    Teacher

    190

    12 Monthly

    Administration

    240

    12 Monthly

    Teacher Assistants

    190

    12 Monthly

    Nurse

    195

    12 Monthly

    Secretary/Receptionist/Attendance Clerk

    190-210

    12 Monthly

    District Office Positions

    240

    12 Monthly

     

     

    • Monthly employees are paid on the 25th of each month. However, if the 25th falls on a weekend or holiday, then pay day will be on the last work day before. Monthly employees are paid in twelve payments and will receive their salaries each month according to their contract as follows:

    220-240 Day Contracts run July - June

    190-210 Day Contracts run August – July

     

    • Biweekly Positions are as follows:  *See Pay Dates 

    Position

    Contract Days

    Pay Periods

    Maintenance Employee

    260

    26 Biweekly

    Custodial Employee

    260

    26 Biweekly

    Full Time Cafeteria Employee

    Varies

    Biweekly

    Part Time Cafeteria Employee

    Varies

    Biweekly

    Bus Driver

    180

    22 Biweekly

     

     

    Leave Information:

    • Sick Leave and Vacation Days will be credited up front on the second day that the employee reports for work of each fiscal year (July 1 through June 30).  Employees separating from employment before the end of the school year or employees hired after the beginning of the school year will have leave adjusted on a prorated basis. (average 1.25 per month) 
       
    • Sick Leave days will be accrued as follows:   *See Leave Policy Highlights 

    Employees working

    Receive annually

    9 months (177-199 days)

    12 days

     

    10 months (200-214 days)

    13 days

     

    11 months (215-239 days)

    14 days

     

    12 months (240-260 days)

    15 days & 10 Days Vacation

     

                                                                                       

    Part time employees will accrue leave on a percentage basis. Leave accrual is based on Full-Time Equivalence (FTE).

     
                            Full-time Employees

    Working 30 or more hours per week = 100% leave (1.0, .9, or .8 FTE)


          Part-time Employees

    Working 25 hours per week = 70% leave (.7 FTE)

    Working 22.5 hours per week = 60% leave (.6 FTE)

    Working 20 hours per week = 50% leave (.5 FTE)

    Working less than 20 hours per week will not receive annual leave. 

     

     

    • Paid Holidays for 260 Day Contracts: 
      • Labor Day
      • Thanksgiving Holiday (2 days)
      • Christmas Holidays (2 days)
      • New Year’s Day
      • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
      • Independence Day
         
    • Unpaid breaks during school year for other Contracts:
      • Independence Day (240 Day Contracts)
      • Labor Day
      • Election Day
      • Thanksgiving Holidays (2 Days)
      • Christmas Break (approx. 10 days)
      • New Year’s Day
      • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
      • Spring Break (approx. 5 days)

     

    Benefit Information:
    • Newly hired employees are eligible to choose between two available retirement plans: South Carolina Retirement System and State Optional Retirement Program.  Participation is mandatory for all full time and part time employees excluding bus drivers.  However, if you currently have funds on deposit in the Retirement System, you may not elect non-membership.  Employees contribute a tax-deferred 6.5% of gross income. 
       
    • All full-time employees (30 hours or more per week) and part-time teachers (15-29 hours per week) are eligible for insurance through the State Health Plan.  The effective date will be the first of the month following your first work day.  If transferring from another SC state-covered entity, benefit effective dates will be coordinated with your prior district.  You will need to supply your principal/supervisor with your Prior Employment Contact Information
    • Several supplemental policies including disability, cancer, term and whole life, accident and dismemberment, and Long Term Care will be made available at a cost to the employee.  

    Revised 1/1/06