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Hiring Bonuses

Become a part of Team DPS and make a difference in your community! Whether you are interested in working behind the scenes or in the classroom, we have an opportunity for you. Our career opportunities are great for anyone who wants nights, weekends and holiday’s off, plus a competitive paid time off, benefits, compensation and opportunities for growth.

DPS is committed to ensuring that we have a safe learning environment for our students and employees. In order to ensure that our school buildings are still open and safe learning environments for our students and staff, the following positions are eligible for hiring bonuses depending on time of hire and amount of time worked:

Transportation

CDL New Hire Bonus – $2,000 in three disbursements:

  • $750 Upon release to the terminal after successfully completing training.
  • $750 Five months after hiring date or end of school year, whichever comes first.
  • $500 End of September of the following school year.

Note: The employee must return to work the following year, bid for a route, and work until the end of September to receive the last incentive installment.

 

Non-CDL New Hire Bonus – $1,500 in three disbursements: 

  • $500 Upon release to the terminal after successfully obtaining a CDL license and completing training. 
  • $500 Five months after hiring date or the end of the school year, whichever comes first. 
  • $500 End of September of the following school year. 

Note: The employee must return to work the following year, bid for a route, and work until the end of September to receive the last incentive installment.

Any non-CDL or para who coverts to a CDL position will be eligible for the $1,500 bonus.

 

Department of Safety

New Campus Safety Officers – $2,000 in three disbursements: 

  • $750 after Academy
  • $500 at 6 months of service
  • $750 at 1 year of service

 

School Nurses

New School Nurses who are hired August 30th through October 1st will be eligible for a signing bonus of $2,000. 

  • Full amount will be paid at time of hire, but must be paid back in full if the employee leaves within 12 months of hire.

 

Special Education Paraprofessionals

Special Education Paraprofessionals hired from August 30th through October 1st will be eligible for a new hire bonus paid out in two disbursements: 

  • $1,000 for working through first semester
  • $1,000 for working through second semester 

New SPED Sub Paraprofessionals will be eligible if they work full time hours in their substitute position (90% of student contact days).  

 

Guest Teacher/Substitute Teacher

Our schools need extra support and our Guest Teachers are essential to ensuring our students and schools have the supports they need to provide a safe learning environment. Effective 9/1, for the remainder of the 2021-22 School Year, all Guest Teachers/Daily Substitutes will receive incentive pay based on the hours they work – the more you work, the more you earn.

  • Increase of $4.13 hourly/$33 per day incentive for our daily substitute teachers with substitute authorizations, $8.48 hourly/$67.84 per day incentive for our licensed retired teacher, and $1.91 hour/$15.28 per day incentive for our Long Term Subs. 
  • This equates to an $20 per hour/$160 per full day for daily subs with sub authorizations and $25 per hour/$200 per day for licensed daily teachers for the 2021-22 School Year. 

For more information or to speak to a recruiter regarding these or any other opportunities with DPS, email us a careers@dpsk12.org. If you are a current DPS employee and know someone who is interested in working for DPS, you can earn up to $150 per referral, click here for more information.

 

 

Terms and Conditions:

*If employee is terminated due to performance, attendance or behavior matters, no incentive bonus will be awarded.  The incentive bonus is discretionary. DPS reserves the right to modify or change these guidelines at any time.*