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At Union, We Reward Your Service and Offer Opportunities to Advance Retention Stipend

Union rewards its employees with a generous retention stipend* up to 5% of your base pay for returning to work for another school year.

Sign-On Bonuses/Other Incentives

  • $2,000.00 sign-on bonuses for Secondary Math, Secondary Science or Nurse
  • $2,500.00 sign-on bonus for Special Education or as a Speech Pathologist, Psychologist or Psychometrist.
  • $200 for classroom setup or supplies for all teachers new to Union

Tuition Reimbursement

Certified employees who complete approved college courses toward a qualifying candidate degree (and meet other requirements) will be reimbursed up to $100 per credit hour for graduate tuition. Reimbursement is also available for undergraduate tuition to pursue another area of certification.

*Contingent upon Board of Education approval each year.

Union Public Schools

Health Benefits That Makes Sense

  • Union fully pays employee only health, dental, vision, life insurance, and long-term/short-term disability policies. Union also offers both a health and a dental plan with higher coverage levels.
  • Our district contributes on additional $993 per year beyond what the state provides toward employee benefits.
  • Union is the only district in Oklahoma that is self-insured on the medial plan, and Union's family coverage costs $6,500 less per year compared with state plans.
  • Union offers near site Employee Clinics, where a doctor's visit is ZERO co-pay, with many common prescriptions available FREE to employees and dependents enrolled in either Union medical plan.

Benefit Details

The Union Public School District offers a competitive package of benefits for eligible employees including the following:

District Paid (Employee Only) Coverage
 

  1. Medical
    • Union offers a base medical plan fully paid for the employee, providing a wide network of doctor choices. Union also offers a medical plan with higher coverage levels and lower deductibles at an additional cost. 
  2. Dental
    • Union's dental base plan is designed to help with the cost of routine, preventive and major dental care.
  3. Vision
    • Vision exam only plan providing one vision-screening annually.
  4. Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment
    • The district provides up to $20,000 of life and accidental death and dismemberment coverage.
  5. Disability
    • Disability coverage provides employees with an income in the event they are unable to work due to an accident or sickness.
  6. Optional Employee-Paid Benefits
    • Legal insurance coverage, supplemental material vision coverage, supplemental cancer policy, supplemental optional life insurance, supplemental accident coverage, auto/home, and pet insurance, as well as additional disability insurance

Employees may also optionally contribute towards

  • Pre-tax retirement savings plan(s): 403(b) and/or 457.

  • Pre-tax medical and childcare reimbursement accounts.

For further information regarding Benefits, please contact the Benefits Office at 918-357-6196.

See also,

Union Public Schools prohibits discrimination in the educational programs and activities, admissions programs of students, recruitment, selection and/or employment on the basis of race, religion, gender, age, national origin, veteran status or disability.  The school district complies with federal and state regulations for implementing Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Title VI, Section 504, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Entire policy.

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8506 E. 61st Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74133
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