Employee Benefits & Compensation

Our employees are our most valuable asset in furthering our mission of College for All Children.

IDEA Public Schools is committed to offering a comprehensive employee benefits program that helps our employees stay healthy, feel secure, and maintain a work/life balance.

See below for an overview of our benefits or download details of the benefits package we offer in Texas and Louisiana.  

Competitive Compensation

At IDEA, we realize compensation is an important factor to staff members and we strive to make sure our strategies around compensation not only align to our organization goals but are also effective in rewarding and recognizing the hard work of our staff. 

Here are the 2019-20 Teacher Pay Scales by Region:
Austin | Baton Rogue | El Paso | New Orleans | Rio Grande Valley | San AntonioTarrant County

Time Off and Paid Leave

IDEA employees enjoy generous paid time off and family leave benefits that enable personal and professional balance and flexibility.

Medical, Dental, Vision

IDEA employees are offered a range of health insurance plans and coverage options. IDEA contributes monthly to employee medical insurance coverage, and yearly to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement Account. The coverage you elect goes into effect on your first day of work.

Supplemental Health Benefits

As needed, IDEA employees may contribute to an array of supplemental health benefits.

Retirement Planning

The key to enjoying your retirement is to begin contributing to your retirement savings plan now and continue to contribute on a regular basis. IDEA employees are provided multiple options to maximize future retirement plans.

Financial Benefits

An important part of the IDEA benefits package is financial support that allows for pre-tax savings on some of the most burdensome life expenses, as well as discounts at the places our employees often shop.

Supportive Career Environment

Our Core Values commitment to Team & Family includes ensuring every employee is onboarded fully, recognized often, and supported consistently throughout their time at IDEA.

Professional Growth and Development

IDEA is committed to providing employees with resources and support to ensure everyone achieves their full professional potential.

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