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Benefits and Professional Development

As a learning community, we celebrate learning every day with our students and staff. When you come on board at GLCPS, you are automatically eligible for a number of initiatives and programs, including: 
  • Tuition reimbursement for advanced degrees up to $1,000 annually
  • Additional compensation for a Master's degree
  • Induction and mentoring program for new staff
  • Annual Professional Development Week for all staff prior to new school year
  • Weekly professional development session for all staff
  • Professional development opportunities
One of our top priorities is the health and safety of our students, staff and their families. We want to do everything we can to ensure that you can achieve your professional and personal goals knowing that your family is well cared for. To that end, we provide outstanding benefits to all full-time staff. GLCPS pays: 
  • 75% health coverage
  • 75% dental coverage 
  • 100% vision coverage
  • 100% short-term or long-term disability
  • 100% life insurance policy with maximum benefit of $100,000
Other benefits include: 
  • Under the MA Family Medical Leave Act, short-term coverage is available for up to 12 weeks; long-term coverage is available for up to 20 weeks. 
  • Flexible spending Accounts for Health Care and Dependent Care
  • Entry into the MA. Teachers Retirement System for eligible staff
  • Salary scale based on experience