RCS Employee IncentivesTeacher Salary Supplement
Click here to view the benefit supplement schedule for RCS teachers.
Principal Salary Supplement
Principals receive a salary supplement at the following rates:
- Elementary -6.5%
- Middle – 8%
- High School- 13%
Beginning teachers in Rockingham County who are employed (to work full time for the entire year) to teach higher level Mathematics, Science, Foreign Language at the high school level and Exceptional Children’s teachers at all levels will receive a signing bonus of $2500.00. $700.00 is provided the first payday and the remaining amount spread over the next 9 months of employment with the district. Contact Human Resources for details.
Tax Sheltered Annuities
Tax sheltered annuities are available for Rockingham County Schools’ employees.Cafeteria Benefits Plan
Rockingham County Schools offers to all full-time employees a comprehensive Cafeteria Benefits Program. This program allows employees to save money for non-reimbursed medical expenses, day-care expenses, vision, dental and cancer expenses with pre-tax dollars.Life Insurance
The Board of Education offers to all permanent, full-time employees a basic group life insurance of $8,000 upon employment. Employees may purchase additional coverage up to $250,000.00.
State Paid Health Insurance Plan
Through a plan paid for by the state, employees receive a health insurance plan. Family plans can be added at an additional cost to employees.
First-Year Teacher Orientation
Rockingham County Schools Provides new teachers with assistance in preparing for the beginning of school with a three day orientation process.
Mentors are assigned to all novice teachers. Mentors provide help in all instructional areas.
North Carolina Retirement System
Each full-time employee is a member of one of the best retirement systems in the nation.
Businesses, county-wide, offer discounts ranging from 5%-20% off for goods and services for Rockingham County Schools’ employees. Click the RCS STAR Card link on the left-side navigation menu.
Wells Fargo Principal of the Year
Each year Wells Fargo honors the system’s “Principal of the Year.” This principal is chosen by his/her peers and represents the system in regional and state competition.
Teacher of the Year
Each year a “Teacher of the Year” is chosen to represent the system in regional and state competition. In 2003, one of our own, Allison Ormond, was chosen as North Carolina’s Teacher of the Year.