The Lawrence Public Schools offers a variety of benefits available to all full-time district employees. Part-time staff who work 3.5 hours per day or more (.44 FTE) are eligible for prorated benefits. Visit the Employee Benefits page for complete details regarding our benefit options, including rates.
Some of our benefits include:
Board paid medical, dental, vision employee only coverage for those working 6 hours per day or more
Additional voluntary dental, vision, cancer, daycare, health savings and many other options for individuals and family members
KPERS retirement system
Board Paid 403(b) retirement program
Voluntary 403(b) retirement option
Free Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Services: legal, financial, family & individual counseling, etc.
Discounts on merchandise and services from many service providers and retail locations throughout Lawrence
EMPLOYEE WELLNESS PROGRAM:
The District encourages all employees to pursue a healthy and well-balanced lifestyle and not only are all staff eligible for the program, but staff spouses and dependents over the age of 16 are eligible to participate as well.
The wellness program strives to support the physical, social, emotional and mental health of all district employees. The program includes discounts on fitness and cooking classes throughout Lawrence, educational seminars, health screenings, prize giveaways and much more.