Compensation & Benefits
FVS faculty are expected to teach, coach, serve as advisers, do duty in residence halls, and participate in other administrative responsibilities as needed. Fountain Valley School offers competitive salaries similar to other peer independent day/boarding schools.
Seventy-five percent of faculty and administration live on campus in 3-4 bedroom apartments built in the residence halls or in single-family houses. Implementation of a $15 million residential life master plan has provided Fountain Valley School students and faculty with one of the best residential facilities in the nation. The majority of the apartments in the residence halls are either new or renovated to provide attractive and functional housing to faculty families. Houseparents receive extra compensation for their additional supervisory responsibilities.
The Benefits are provided to full-time employees working 30 hours or more include:
A group health plan through Cigna. Fountain Valley School pays a significant portion of the premium for the two different plan options: A high deductible HSA plan and an Open Access Plus plan.
A group dental plan through Cigna. Fountain Valley School pays a significant portion of the premium for the DPPO plan.
A vision plan through EyeMed. An affordable plan covered by the employee.
A term life insurance policy. Fountain Valley School covers twice the employee’s annual contract salary excluding stipends and extra benefits rounded up to the nearest thousand. Additional coverage is available at the employee’s expense.
Long-term disability insurance. Fountain Valley School pays the full premium.
A 403(b)-retirement plan through TIAA. Eligibility starts if the hire date is the first of the month, otherwise the month ensuing. If an employee participates by contributing 5% of their salary, Fountain Valley School will contribute the equivalent of 8% of the employee's contract salary excluding stipends and extra benefits to the employee's retirement plan.
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