Benefits

Louisiana Connections Academy

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

  • Health plan: CareFirst Blue Cross BlueShield BluePreferred PPO
  • Dental plan: Delta Dental
  • Vision plan: Vision Service Providers
  • Discretionary 401(k) plan: American Funds
  • Health care flexible spending plan
  • Dependent care flexible spending plan
  • Supplemental personal, spousal, and dependent child life insurance
  • Online benefits enrollment and 24/7 web access

We also offer an employee self-service web site 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 insurance and AD&D coverage equal to two times base salary (up to a maximum of $300,000)
  • Health Advocate Program to assist with healthcare and insurance related problems
  • Employee assistance program (includes 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 2% 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
  • Scholarship Program for Undergraduate studies for dependents
  • Matching Gift Program for education institutions
  • Financial Aid for Adoption up to $10,000

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

Opportunities for Teachers

Louisiana Connections Academy offers advancement opportunities for teachers. Learn about our Career Ladder Program.

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