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Comprehensive Benefits

Propel Schools employees gain personalized professional development, a full benefits package, a competitive salary, and a team-oriented work environment. Staff is able to take advantage of the tuition reimbursement program and the Leadership Academy to develop their skills and further their knowledge. Benefits may vary slightly depending on the kind of role (school year vs. year-round), but all Propel employees are eligible for the following:

  • Competitive salary: For most roles, especially instructional roles, we offer the highest salary in the region.

  • Relocation Allowance: A relocation allowance for new hires moving to the area from 60 miles away or further. 

  • Health Insurance: Medical, dental, and vision plan options at a low cost for individual employees and families. Propel provides both life insurance and short-term & long-term disability for all employees.

  • Retirement: New hires participate in a 403(b); Propel contributes 5% automatically and matches up to 4%. This increases after 5 years. 

  • Paid Leave: 9-10 personal days each year (role dependent) which increases after 5 years in addition to 5 sick days annually. Year round employees accrue vacation time each pay period which increases after 5 years of service. 

  • Tuition Assistance: Reimbursement of up to $3,000 annually upon completion of course and receipt of grades for coursework that meets our eligibility requirements. This increases to $8,000 annually for leadership positions. 

  • Wellness Benefit: Reimbursement of $20 per month for wellness activities including Gym Memberships, health programs, etc. Additionally, staff have the ability to earn up to $300 for participation in a Wellness Program each year.

  • Professional Development: At Propel, we believe in supporting the growth of all our staff and provide substantial school-based and network-wide professional development support for teachers, leaders and support staff. 

  • Leadership & Career Development: Leadership opportunities are extensive at Propel, both in and outside of the classroom. Staff have the opportunity to apply for Leadership Pathways to receive extra pay for leading others, processes or programs.