• Hiring Incentives:
    Join the Anchorage School District Team!

     

    Come work with us! ASD offers the following hiring and employment incentives:

     

    Referral Bonuses

    Current regular ASD employees can receive a bonus when referring an applicant who is hired as a special education paraprofessional educator; a Student Nutrition manager, assistant manager, lead or assistant; or a Student Transportation bus driver or attendant. For each new employee hired into a regular position, the referring employee will receive a $500 bonus payment if the new employee successfully completes their probationary period. If the new employee remains employed through the end of the school year, the referring employee will receive an additional $500 payment. To receive the referral bonus, the applicant must list the referring employee's name on their application.

     

    Bus Drivers and Attendants

    • For drivers: $2500 bonus based on days worked for bus drivers who remain employed through the end of the first semester of the 2022-23 school year.
    • For attendants: $500 bonus based on days worked for bus attendants who remain employed through the end of the first semester of the 2022-23 school year.  

     

    Student Nutrition

    • For student nutrition managers, assistant managers, and leads: $2500 bonus, prorated by FTE, for employees who remain employed through the 2022-23 school year. Half of the bonus will be paid at the end of the first semester, the other at the end of the second semester.
    • For student nutrition school cafeteria and kitchen assistants: $1000 bonus, prorated by FTE. Half of the bonus will be paid to employees who remain employed through the end of the first semester, the other half will be paid to employees who remain employed through the end of the second semester.  

     

    Related Services Educators

    AEA associated staff in some related services positions earn an extra 6% on annual salary:

    • Audiologist
    • Occupational Therapist
    • Physical Therapist
    • School Psychologist
    • Speech Language Pathologist
    • Teacher of the Blind or Visually Impaired

     

    Special Education Teachers in Self-Contained Classrooms

    AEA associated staff in some Special Education positions earn an extra 6% on annual salary:

    • Life Skills
    • Structured Learning
    • School Based Behavior Supports (SBBS)
    • Affective Skills
    • Whaley School
    • Extended Resource 

     

    Special Education Paraprofessional Educators

    • Special Education paraprofessional educators with 48 credits of college or more education are eligible for a minimum extra 2% on top of their base hourly wage.
    • Special Education paraprofessional educators for special programs receive an extra $1.00 differential, and for behavior support receive an extra $2.00 differential, on each hour worked, not to exceed 8 hours per day.