Hiring Incentives

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    We offer the following employment incentives:

     

    Special Education Paraprofessional Educators

    • 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. 

     

    All Special Education Teachers

    Special Education positions associated with AEA also have incentive options:

     

    • Signing bonus of $5000 for at least two years of service

    or

    • Relocation assistance of up to $10,000 for up to four years of service

    or 

    • Special Education Alternative Certificate program, where ASD provides tuition reimbursement for general education teachers working to obtain their special education endorsement

     

    Related Services Providers

    AEA associated staff in these Related Services positions earn an extra 6% on annual salary:

    • Adapted Physical Education
    • 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 these Special Education positions earn an extra 6% on annual salary:

    • Affective Skills
    • Deaf Education
    • Extended Resource
    • Hard of Hearing
    • Life Skills
    • Preschool
    • School Based Behavior Supports (SBBS)
    • Structured Learning
    • Whaley School

     

    Other Special Education Teachers

    AEA associated staff in these Special Education positions earn an extra 3% on annual salary:

    • Resource Elementary School
    • Resource Middle School
    • Resource High School 
    • Resource Transitions 
    • Special Education Teacher Expert
    • ACT Program

     

    Speech Language Pathology Assistants and Educational Interpreters

    Speech language pathology assistants and educational interpreters have incentive options:

     

    • A signing bonus of $2500 for at least two years of service

    or

    • Relocation assistance of up to $10,000 for up to four years of service
  • Referral Bonuses

     

    Current regular ASD employees can receive a bonus when referring an applicant who is hired as a:

    • bus driver or bus attendant
    • special education paraprofessional educator
    • Student Nutrition manager, assistant manager, lead, or assistant

    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.