Why do I need my Social Security Card/Number if I have a passport?
An employee’s earnings must be reported to the Internal Revenue Service and Social Security Administration using the employee’s social security number. In addition, an employee’s earnings must be reported under the name exactly as it on their social security card i.e., last, first, middle.
Will having 2 last names effect my insurance or payroll?
No, both are tied to your social security number.
How much is my annual salary?
This information can be found on the Staff Portal under Payroll Info.
Who do I contact for Sick Leave Bank?
Human Resource Services
Who do I contact regarding an employment verification?
Human Resource Services, Personnel Department
When do I become eligible for a regular Teaching position?
Once all certification requirements have been submitted to Human Resource Services and are cleared by the Certification Department. You will receive a notification once cleared. Any questions regarding this process please contact the Certification office in Human Resource Services at 863‐534‐0781.
Regarding Provisional Subs: What benefits do I have? Do I get FRS? Do I get paid on the holidays?
Provision Subs receive: FRS, Insurance effective the month of their 90th day of employment, and earn sick leave at 1 day per month of employment. The maximum per school year, if worked the entire year is 10 days.
Who contacts me and how with the start date?
The administrator or designee from the location you have been hired.
When do I get a start date?
After all pre‐employment requirements have been met.
If a job advertisement has expired can a person apply for that position if it’s still advertised?
The system may allow you to apply after the advertisement has closed; however, you will not be considered for an interview if after the closing date. If the advertisement is extended due to not having enough applicants then it will be considered.
Why can’t I apply for a specific job?
It could be based on answers to questions on your online application. It is important that your application be updated with the most current information. Contact Human Resource Services for assistance at 863‐534‐0781.
Why haven’t I been hired?
There could be a variety of reasons as to why a hire hasn’t been finalized. Please either call the school’s Principal Secretary or your Personnel Assistant in Human Resource Services at 863‐534‐0781 for assistance.
How long will the pre‐employment process take?
The process can vary depending on the results of drug testing and fingerprints. The average time to receive results is approximately 3 working days. There are also pre‐employment items that the candidate is responsible for completing, which will also vary the processing time.
What salary level will I be paid on with my related experience?
Related experience is compensated once the original verification of experience form has been received in Human Resource Services. For Union positions, this is explained in each Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) e.g., year for year, 2 years for 1 year. Non‐union position levels do not equate to years; however, the experience must be equivalent to the position hired in to be considered for compensation above the base.
Why can’t I apply for a teacher position when I have the qualifications?
This is a question that may have to be answered on a case‐by‐case basis. Please contact Human Resource Services at 863‐534‐0781 for assistance.
What is my starting salary?
All employees are initially hired at the base annual salary which can be found on the PCPS website keyword: salary information whether a union or non‐union position. Adjustments to salary will be made upon receipt of the original verification of employment form.