BENEFITS

The FSSD provides its employee with a comprehensive benefits package. This package includes major medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, vision insurance and disability income insurance. The employee may pay the premium to add family members to the major medical, dental and vision insurance. Part-time employees are not eligible for benefits.

  • My Benefits Channel:   This is a link for employees to gain detailed information, including handbooks, provider information, phone numbers, claim forms, etc.

FSSD BENEFIT PACKAGE

  • Major Medical Insurance:  Major medical insurance is provided through the State of Tennessee. The FSSD has a very competitive package, paying 100 percent of individual coverage and 65 percent of family coverage.
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life and Accidental Dismemberment
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Sick Leave: Employees receive 1 sick day for every month worked, with unlimited accumulation, as specified in board policy.
  • Sick Leave Bank: The Sick Leave Bank provides sick leave days to full-time contributors who have suffered an unplanned personal illness, injury, disability, or quarantine and whose personal sick leave is exhausted.
  • Personal Leave: Employees receive 2 personal days annually, which convert to sick leave if not used, as specified in board policy.
  • Bereavement Leave: Employees receive 3 bereavement days annually, as specified in board policy.
  • Vacation Leave: Eligible full-time employees who work 12 months receive 1 vacation day for every month worked, as specified in board policy.
  • Continuing Education Tuition Reimbursement:  The FSSD School Board recognizes the importance of continued education and budgets annually for tuition reimbursement of eligible full-time employees.
  • National Board Certification:  The district supports and encourages teachers to pursue National Board of Professional Teaching Standards certification. The district  provides financial support by granting an annual $4,000 supplement for the life of the certification (10 years), as well as covering the cost the application.
  • Retirement:  One of the most valuable benefits of employment is coverage under the State of Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS).  Employees are vested in the plan after five (5) years of service.
  • Retirement Planning with 403(b) and 457(b) Investments:  Employees who wish to participate in a 457(b)/403(b) designate a portion of their salary to contribute on a per pay basis. Contributions are pre-taxed and are automatically deducted from the employee’s payroll.
  • After Tax Retirement Planning with a Roth 403(b):  Contributions are made on an after-tax basis and are included in current taxable income.
  • Flexible Benefits Plan:  The FSSD pays 100% of the fees for a Flexible Benefits Plan to provide employees a means of paying medical-related insurance premiums, dependent care expenses, and out-of-pocket health, dental and vision expenses with PRE-TAX dollars. Eligible coverage includes:
    • Family Major Medical Insurance
    • Family Dental Insurance
    • Family Vision Insurance
    • Cancer Care Insurance
    • Hospital Confinement Insurance
    • Critical Care Insurance
    • Accident Insurance
    • Dependent Care Spending
  • Tuition Waiver:  Tuition fees for children of employees residing outside the district boundaries but who attend FSSD schools, are waived for full-time employees. Part-time employees receive pro-rated tuition depending on the number of hours worked.
  • MAC Fee Reduction:  The FSSD’s Morning and Afternoon Care (MAC) program fees are reduced for employees by 50%. MAC employees receive a 100% discount.
  • Williamson County Recreation Complex Discount: A free facility pass to the Williamson County Recreational Complexes is available, to full-time (30 hours per week or more) employees. The complexes include Franklin, Brentwood, Fairview, Hillsboro and Spring Hill. Annual Family Passes are available at a discount.
  • Direct Deposit
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP):  Employees will receive EAP benefits if enrolled in a health plan offered by the State. The EAP is designed to maximize  health and effectiveness at home and at work.
  • Worker’s Compensation:  To provide guidelines for treatment of work related injuries or illnesses, continuation of pay and appropriate integration back into the workforce.
  • Benefits available for employee purchase through Payroll Deduction: The FSSD makes available a broad range of benefits that may be purchased by employees and paid through payroll deductions:
    •  Short-Term Disability Insurance
    • Cancer Care Insurance
    • Hospital Confinement Insurance
    • Accident Insurance
    • Critical Care Insurance 
    • Term Life Insurance
 
 Employee Insurance and Benefits
Katrina Wall, Benefits Coordinator
507 New Highway 96 West
Franklin, TN  37064
615-794-6624

Upcoming Events

Mar
28
Tue
6:30 pm FIS Honors Parent Orientation @ Freedom Intermediate
FIS Honors Parent Orientation @ Freedom Intermediate
Mar 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Honors Parent Orientation for families of students who qualified for the 2017-2018 program. This Orientation is for students zoned to Freedom Intermediate for the 2017-2018 school year.
Mar
30
Thu
6:00 pm PGMS Honors Parent Orientation @ Freedom Middle
PGMS Honors Parent Orientation @ Freedom Middle
Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Honors Parent Orientation for families of students who qualified for the 2017-2018 program. This Orientation is for students zoned to Poplar Grove Middle for the 2017-2018 school year.Parents of rising 5th and 6th grade students will meet from[...]
6:30 pm FMS Honors Parent Orientation @ Freedom Middle
FMS Honors Parent Orientation @ Freedom Middle
Mar 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Honors Parent Orientation for families of students who qualified for the 2017-2018 program. This Orientation is for students zoned to Freedom Middle for the 2017-2018 school year.