For a more detailed account of the Board Benefits, please contact Lynn Burke, Benefits Officer.
519-527-0111 ext. 248
The premium payments for the Major Medical, Dental and Employee Assistance Program are currently co-paid by the Board and the Employee. Employees employed less than half-time have the Board paid premiums pro-rated based on their F.T.E. status.
The Major Medical plan includes a Basic Drug Benefit, Vision Care Benefit, Hospital Benefit, Supplementary Health Care Benefit and Out of Province Emergency Benefit t. The plan includes 100% coverage of all eligible expenses, except for the Basic Drug and Supplementary Health Care Benefits where satisfying a calendar year deductible of $20 for family or $10 for single coverage.
Dental Plan coverage provides 100% reimbursement of eligible expenses under Preventive, Endodontics and Periodontics, 50% of eligible expenses under Dentures and Denture Repairs, Crowns and Bridges and 50% of eligible expenses under Orthodontics. The Ontario Dental Association Fee Schedule used is one year prior to the current calendar year.
Group Term Life Insurance, Optional Life Insurance, Spousal Life Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment are offered to all teaching employees at their own cost. A minimum of $25,000 Group Term Life Insurance is required as a condition of employment.
Employee Assistance Program
The EAP is a condition of employment for all teaching employees. It is a program that offers counseling in a number of areas (marriage, family, death, etc.)
Long Term Disability
Enrollment in the Long Term Disability plan is a condition of employment. The premiums are paid by the employee. The plan is designed to supplement teachers required to be absent from work due to a long term disability.
First Class and SmartFindExpress
First Class is the Avon Maitland’s Intranet system for staff. You must have a First Class account in order to access this program which contains resources and items specific only to staff of the Board. login to First Class via the web.
SmartFindExpress is the Board’s staff attendance management system. You can access SmartFind using this link.