Benefits

Corporate Office

Connections Education offers competitive compensation with annual performance-based salary review, and an annual bonus incentive based on school/department and individual performance. We offer comprehensive benefit plans (with great employee rates) to full-time employees:

  • Health plan: CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Preferred PPO
  • Dental plan: Delta Dental
  • Vision plan: Vision Service Providers
  • Discretionary 401(k) plan: American Funds
  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account: HFS Benefits
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account: HFS Benefits
  • Supplemental employee, spouse, and dependent child Life and AD&D Insurance.
  • Online benefits enrollment and 24/7 web access

We also offer an employee self-service website with 24/7 access to pay stubs, W-2s, personal information, job and compensation information, and paid leave accruals and balances.

Additional Employer-Paid Benefits

  • Short-Term Disability equal to 100% of your base pay for up to 6 weeks and 66 2/3rd for the balance of your disability period; After five years of service, the benefit improves to cover employees at 100% of pay for a longer period of time
  • Long-Term Disability equal to 50% of your base pay
  • Employer-paid Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance equal to two times base salary (up to a maximum of $1,000,000)
  • Employer-paid Business Travel Accident Insurance equal to 5 times your base salary with a maximum of $1,500,000
  • Health Advocate Program to assist with healthcare and insurance related problems
  • Employee Assistance Program (provides wellness, mental health, financial, and legal resources)
  • Discretionary 401(k) Employer Match equal to 100% of the first 3% of eligible earnings contributed, and 50% of the next 3% of eligible earnings contributed
  • Tuition Assistance Programs that provide tuition payment or tuition reimbursement up to $5,250 per calendar year
  • Investment planning assistance: UBS
  • Matching Gift Program for educational institutions
  • Financial Aid for Adoption up to $10,000 per adopted child
  • Garage parking

Additional Voluntary Benefits

  • Veterinary care discounts through Pet Assure
  • Auto, Homeowners, and Renters insurance discounts through Liberty Mutual
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Universal Life Insurance
  • Cell Phone Discounts with AT&T and Verizon Wireless

Paid Leave

  • 10-month staff (per school year): (all paid time off is pro-rated for a partial year of service)
    • 2 personal days with the potential to earn additional personal days based on annual performance review
    • 4 sick days 
  • 12-month employees: (all paid time off is pro-rated for a partial year of service)
    • 9 paid holidays
    • Holiday Break (includes 12/26–12/31) (excludes employees hired between 12/1–12/31)
    • 1 floating holiday
    • 5 sick days per year
    • 1 personal day
    • Vacation days based upon tenure and start date
      • First year: up to 5 days
      • Years 1–2: 10 days
      • Years 3–6: 15 days
      • Years 7–9: 17 days
      • Year 10 or above: 20 days

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