The Irvington Board of Education has established a comprehensive, competitive and flexible range of benefit plans that provide for the unique needs of its staff members. Please explore this page and inform yourself about the numerous benefits afforded you as an Irvington Public Schools staff member.
The Health Flexible Spending Account (FSA) provides for pre-tax savings on eligible medical, dental and vision expenses that are not completely covered by a benefit plan. Eligible employees may set aside up to $2,500.00 annually to fund their qualified expenses. The FSA includes a benefit debit card that may be used for co-pays in doctor’s offices and at pharmacies. Find out more by clicking here.
All full time staff members, who are members of either PERS or TPAF, are automatically enrolled a group life insurance plan with Prudential. The cost of life insurance is paid by the staff member through payroll deductions. The benefit amount payable in case of death during active employment is three (3) times the annual salary.
NJ State regulations, commonly known as Chapter 78, require staff member contributions for benefits. Staff member contributions are made via payroll deductions and are not subject to federal taxes. Please refer to the contribution worksheets (below) to determine your individual cost.
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a benefit that is fully funded by the Irvington Board of Education, for staff members and their household members, to help identify and find resources to solve personal problems which, if not resolved, could adversely affect the staff member’s job performance and quality of life. Find out more by clicking here.
Full time staff members will be automatically enrolled in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) or the Teachers’ Pension Annuity Fund (TPAF). These pension plans are established to provide income during retirement years. Membership in these pension plans requires a payroll contribution at a rate that is determined by the State of New Jersey Division of Pensions and Benefits. Find out more by clicking here.
Voluntary disability insurance may be purchased to replace salary during periods of extended absences due to personal illnesses. Coverage is offered through Prudential and AFLAC. Find out more by clicking on the appropriate plan below.
Voluntary 403(b) savings plans are available to provide additional opportunities to save for retirement. Staff members may choose from eight (8) authorized investment providers. Find out more by clicking here
The Irvington Board of Education is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, ancestry, national origin, social status, or physical disabilities.