Benefits & Perks

What We Offer Wellness Benefits

We offer multiple plans with comprehensive networks and coverage, including one that is offered at no additional charge to the employee.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Disability
  • Voluntary Accident
  • Flexible Spending Account

Well-being first Center for Employee Health

In partnership with Urgent Care, Okeechobee County Schools has a clinic providing multiple health services at no cost to the employees covered under one of the district’s medical plans.

Not So Basic Work Perks

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Student Early Release Days

On these days you will have extra time set aside for meetings, professional development, and planning.

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Florida Retirement System

The Okeechobee County School Board pays 10% into the retirement system towards meeting your retirement needs. We offer 401(K) and 403(B) plans as well as a generous leave policy.

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The Okeechobee County School Board offers competitive base pay, in addition to supplemental pay for advanced degrees.

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Professional Development

The coordinator of Staff Development schedules workshops at no cost for all employees year round, as well as offering Endorsement Programs in Reading, ESOL, and Gifted.

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