Rewards and Benefits

  • The rewards of working for Chelsea Public Schools go beyond salary and benefits. We respect the time and resources of our teaching staff, offering stipended leadership opportunities, tuition reimbursements, and a variety of professional development courses in-district and with partner organizations.

    Our extensive employee benefits include health and dental insurance, paid holidays and a generous sick leave allowance based on full-time or part-time work schedules of 20 hours or more per week. A free, confidential Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to support staff members and their families with work/family matters, pre-tax medical and dependent care expense flexible spending accounts, maternity/paternity/adoption leave, family medical leave, retirement plans, and participation in 403(B) annuity investment plans are among the many employee benefits available to staff members. For health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, and other benefits, please go to the City of Chelsea website to review information and access forms.

    Teacher Loan Forgiveness

    Under the federal Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program, if you teach full-time for five complete and consecutive academic years in a low-income school or educational service agency, and meet other qualifications, you may be eligible for forgiveness of up to $17,500 on your Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans and your Subsidized and Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans. Learn more >>