Our Neighborhood Benefits
Our Neighborhood provides group health insurance through Anthem HealthKeepers. Our Neighborhood contributes 75% of the teacher’s premium and the team member is responsible for the remaining 25%. If desired, teachers can select to add their spouse or dependents to the Our Neighborhood group health plan. Our Neighborhood contributes 50% toward the health plans of dependents. Health insurance benefits begin 60 days after the date of hire.
Additional, we have the Anthem Dental Plan. Our Neighborhood pays 75% for employees but does not contribute to dependents dental insurance.
Our Neighborhood has a 401K retirement plan through Human Interest.
Part time employees working more than 10 hours a week and full-time employees are eligible for retirement based on the following conditions. Employees must be at least 18 years of age. Employees are eligible after 12 months of service.
Our Neighborhood matches 100% of employee contributions up to 1% then 50% matching contribution of next 5% of employee’s contributions.
The matching funds contributed by Our Neighborhood are held employees have been at Our Neighborhood for 2 years at which point the employee becomes fully vested. Employees are automatically enrolled upon eligibility. Employees can contribute either to a Traditional 401k or a Roth 401k.
Child Care Tuition Discounts
Children of team members can attend Our Neighborhood for discounted rates, if space is available.
- Part time team members receive a 25% tuition discount.
- Full-time team members receive a 40% tuition discount.
- Each team member will receive an additional 5% discount for each year they have been with Our Neighborhood up to a maximum of 70% off tuition.
Teachers are exempt from the tuition deposit requirement. Teachers receiving a childcare discount are not eligible for most discounts we offer to families. Teachers are eligible for the multi-family discount. Only a maximum of two children per team member are eligible for discounted rates. Childcare is not typically available for professional development days or other workshops. The teacher must arrange other care. Teachers are expected to follow the expectations laid out in of the parent handbook when their child is in care.
Our Neighborhood extends family leave for the addition of a child to full time team members based on time with the organization. Team members are not eligible for paid leave within 12 months of hire. Between 12 and 24 months of hire: 50% salary leave for 1 month, 2 to 5 years after date of hire: 80% salary leave for 2 months, and 5 or more years after date of hire: 80% salary leave for 3 months. Team members are also welcome to leave for up to 9 months unpaid.
Paid Professional Development
Our team is committed to growing and learning. We have nine days a year where we are closed to children and the teaching team focuses on learning together. Additionally, we regularly support teachers to attend webinars, conferences, and study tours to continue to deepen their learning.
You can always email us at [email protected].
Categories: More About Our Teaching Team
Tags: 401K, Child Care, Dental, Family Leave, Health Insurance, Maternity Leave, Parental Leave, Retirement