Benefits & Perks

What We Offer Employee Benefits

Work Hours

Most district employees enjoy daytime Monday-Friday schedules with weekends off. Most of our team members are off on all National Holidays and many of our staff members enjoy the summers off.


The Okeechobee County School Board pays up to 13% into the retirement system towards meeting your retirement needs. We offer 401(K) and 403(B) plans as well to help you plan for retirement.

Vacation, Leave, Sick Time

All district employees accrue sick time and have access to a generous leave policy. Several district employees also accumulate vacation time.

Center for Employee Health Wellness Benefits

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

Wellness Benefits Additional Wellness Benefits

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exercise On-premise Gym & Workout facility

self_improvement Discounted Yoga & Wellness Classes

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

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Community Events

District employees receive free admission to all school sporting events. District employees also enjoy discounted yoga classes, wellness classes and, more.

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Professional Development

The professional development team schedules year-round workshops at no cost to all employees. Professional development is also offered through Endorsement Programs in Reading, ESOL, and Gifted

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