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Supplemental Pay Information

Your salary comes to you from two main sources: 

  1. The majority of your salary comes from the state. This is called your base pay.

  2. Supplemental pay is comprised of enrichment pay for additional time beyond the base contract for 180 days. Supplemental pay is explained below.


EMPLOYEE-CONTROLLED

Enrichment Pay:  A percentage of your pay is to partially compensate you for the time that you routinely spend outside of the work day and work year to get your job done. that the state of Washington does not cover for basic education.  No documentation is required. See Article 6.1.1 for responsibility language. (This raise was bargained by the OHEA negotiations team!)

Teacher-directed Start-up Day (1 day): The District will fund one (1) Staff Development Day (SDD) to be worked the day immediately preceding the first student day to be scheduled at the start of the school year. In extenuating circumstances, a staff member may request of their supervisor that they be allowed to work the start-up day on a non-work day between September 1 and September 30. This day shall be employee-controlled, provided that, beginning in 2019-20, the activities occurring on this day shall be consistent with the requirements for state-funded professional learning days.

End of Grading Period Work Days (2 days):  In 2019-20 the grading period days are on December 6, 2019 and March 18, 2020. A staff member may request of their supervisor that they be allowed to work the work day on a non-work day. (Make-up day was bargained by the OHEA negotiations team!) These days will be employee-controlled, provided that, beginning in 2020-21 the activities on one (1) of these days shall be consistent with the requirements for state-funded professional learning days.

JOINT-CONTROLLED

Extended Meeting Time (1.5 day):  One (1) and one-half (1.5) supplemental days, or an equivalent number of hours, shall be used to attend building meetings beyond the workday or scheduled evening events. Principals will work with the staff in their respective school buildings or work-sites to establish its usage and this usage will be scheduled at the beginning of the school year. No more than four (4) hours of this time may be scheduled discontinuous with the workday. In cases where evening events conflict with personal obligations, one or more alternatives will be provided that avoid the conflict.

DISTRICT-CONTROLLED

District-directed Start-up Day (1 day):  The first workday of the school year shall be a state-funded professional learning day and shall be a non-student day and shall be used as a “District Start-Up” day. Its use shall be determined by the District and/or individual school buildings or work-sites.

This day typically begins with a “Meet and Greet” as well as an assembly program at the high school.