Yuma Union High School District 70

Yuma Union High School District 70

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Yuma Union High School District Where Great Minds Grow"Where great minds grow" is a reference to Yuma producing more than 175 different crops and seeds. Welcome to Yuma Union High School District #70 Yuma Union High School District serves the parents and students of Yuma, Arizona and the surrounding area. We proudly educate more than 11,000 high school students and employ more than 500 teachers in six high schools. Elementary schools that feed into Yuma Union High School District include Crane Elementary School District, Yuma Elementary School District, Gadsden Elementary School District, Somerton Elementary School District, and area private schools. To learn more about Yuma Union High School District, take some time to browse through our website and see what we have to offer our students, employees, and our community. Here we will answer many of your questions, including information about student enrollment requirements or employment opportunities. There are links to our schools, information about local attractions, and hundreds of links to other useful web resources. You can also meet our Governing Board, review agendas, or reach our district staff by email or phone. If you have questions for which you don't find answers, we invite you to contact us at the district office, or contact your child's school directly. About Yuma Union High School District Here at Yuma Union High School District we recognize the importance of the high school years to each student's future success. Our teachers, staff, administration, and local community dedicate themselves to helping each of our district's students achieve their potential by laying a foundation that they will build on throughout their lives. Our Core Beliefs All students come first All students can learn Learning is a lifelong pursuit for all people We believe in a safe, secure, and productive climate to work and learn The family is vital to educational success Education is the responsibility of students, teachers, staff, parents, and community A joint partnership among family, schools, and community is critical to the educational success of all students Communication is essential Students should be productive members of society today and tomorrow We believe in respect, honesty, integrity and individual dignity for all people A sound educational system is necessary for a prosperous society All students are individuals, have individual needs, and require individual educational choices Everyone must be challenged to meet individual potentials Everyone is responsible and accountable for individual actions in equal educational opportunities We hope you'll use our district's website to learn about all that Yuma Union Schools has to offer, including job opportunities, vendor information, individual school websites and ongoing news and events. If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please contact us directly. And, thanks for visiting Yuma Union School District! Military Families   We would like to welcome current and future military families to our district. Below is a list of links to sites and documents that will give you information that might be helpful to you as you are settling in.   Arizona Remote Enrollment Policy Great news for military families with PCS orders to Yuma! New "Remote Enrollment" policies allow active duty families to enroll their children in Yuma Union High School District before arriving to Yuma. Arizona's policy, which amended section 15-823.01 Title 15 Chapter 8 Article 2 of the Arizona Revised Statutes, was approved and is effective as of March 24, 2017.  YUHSD Enrollment Form   CHS Graduation     GRHS Graduation     KHS Graduation     SLHS Graduation     VAHS Graduation     YHS Graduation   Employee Benefits Today, more than ever, employee benefits represent an integral part of your total compensation. The Yuma Union High School District offers an excellent benefit plan which provides our employees the following benefits: Health, Dental, and Life Insurance Leave and Vacation ASRS Retirement Benefits/Long Term Disability Worker's Compensation Payroll Deduction Available for Optional Deductions Compensation Packet For more information, please view our 2018-19 compensation packet. Health/Dental/Life Insurance The district provides $7,000 per year towards the payment of health, dental, and life insurance for the individual. Part-time, temporary, and substitute employees may not be eligible for benefits. Employees may elect to purchase Buy Up Plans and/or Dependent coverage. Life Insurance is $50,000. General Leave Leave days will accrue at the rate of approximately one day per month at the start of employment. Possible days credited in one year are as follows: Nine Month Employees: 11 Days Nine Month Certificated and Ten Month Employees: 12 Days Twelve Month Employees: 14 Days Leave days accumulative to 180 days per YUHSD Policy GCCA. Vacation Twelve Month Exempt Employees may accrue up to 20 days per year. Twelve Month Non-Exempt Support Staff vacation is earned on fiscal year basis. After one (1) year, twelve (12) month are entitled to 12 workdays of vacation. After six (6) years, the vacation shall be seventeen (17) workdays, and after twelve (12) years, twenty (20) workdays. Employees in this group with less than one (1) year of employment shall be entitled to one (1) vacation day for each month worked. Per YUHSD policies GCA, GDD, Twelve Month Employees may automatically carry vacation from the previous fiscal year not to exceed a forty-five day carryover. Arizona State Retirement Regular employees working 20 hours or more per week must participate in the Arizona State Retirement System. The retirement benefit an employee receives depends on the number of years and months for which the employee receives retirement credit. Employees receive credit by making mandatory contributions to the plan. Long-term disability is provided through an employee’s participation in the Arizona State Retirement System. The long-term disability plan pays 66-2/3% of an employee’s monthly salary after he/she has been disabled for six months. For additional information regarding benefits with the Arizona State Retirement System, log on to their website. New employees are obligated to electronically enroll in ASRS within one week of employment (retirees must specify participation). Social Security/Medicare The District contributes 6.2% of salary, while the employee’s portion is 4.2% of salary. Worker's Compensation Employees are automatically covered by Worker's Compensation insurance through the district's current worker's compensation carrier. If an employee is injured in an accident arising out of and in the course of his/her employment, he/she is entitled to compensation. Payroll Deduction Payroll deduction is available for the following options: Extra-curricular Tax Credit 403 B Investments Car/House Insurance Legal Shield Pet Insurance Buy Up Plans and/or Dependent Coverage Flexible Benefits Program AFLAC Additional Life Insurance LegalShield Everyone deserves legal protection, and now with LegalShield, everyone can access it! Additional Benefits for Administrators $200,000 Life Insurance (cost of which is a taxable fringe benefit). Cell Phone stipend for designated administrators. You'll need a copy of Adobe Reader to view or print the schedules. You can download a free version here. Contact Us Have questions not answered on the website?Please feel free to contact us: Our Office Hours 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.      Monday through Friday Where We're Located District Office3150 South Avenue AYuma, Arizona 85364-7998Map & Directions Our Phone & Fax Ph: (928) 502-4600 Fx: (928) 502-4735 
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