Benefits

Maine Connections Academy

Maine 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 plans: Cigna Choice Fund HSA and Cigna Open Access Plus PPO
  • Dental plans: Cigna Dental HMO and Dental PPO
  • Vision plan: Vision Service Providers
  • 401(k) plan: American Funds
  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Supplemental personal, spousal, and dependent child Life and AD&D 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 and AD&D Insurance equal to two times base salary (up to a maximum of $5,000,000)
  • 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 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)
      • 8 paid holidays
      • Holiday Break (includes 12/26–12/31) (excludes employees hired between 12/1–12/31)
      • 2 floating holidays
      • 1 sick day per month
      • 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

    All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation.