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2023-2024 TEACHER SALARIES

CLASSROOM TEACHERS:

RANGE: MINIMUM ------------------------------------$57,241.00
RANGE: AVERAGE --------------------------------------$66,229.49
RANGE: MAXIMUM ------------------------------------$80,286.34
 
CLASSROOM ASSISTANT TEACHERS:

RANGE: CDA MINIMUM -------------------------------$48,676.00
RANGE: NO CDA MINIMUM---------------------------$41,600.00


ROOTS PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL, INC’ SALARY SCALE

Salary scales with increments are based on professional qualification, staff role, length of employment, and performance evaluation.

 

STAFF CLASSIFICATION 
All administration works year-round (twelve (12) months. The teaching staff works 10 months depending on their qualifications and employment contracts. Everyone’s pay is spread over 12 months.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EVALUATION PROCEDURES 
Staff evaluation serves as a history of performance, feedback to let staff know how their performance is perceived, and criterion for administrative decisions (to keep or terminate personnel, and a salary judgment tool to determine service value). The evaluation process includes:

1.    Daily informal observations.
2.    In November and June, there are two (2) formal evaluations of first- and second-year teachers and assistants; in June, one (1) formal evaluation of teachers with three (3) years or above.
3.    A written checklist - first filled out in pencil by employees, then reviewed and revised in ink by the Supervisor.

CRITERION FOR SALARY RAISES

Raises are based on cost of living, educational degree, merit/performance evaluation, and the school budget.

1.  Each full year that an employee stays with school raises his/her hourly rate pay or salary by 1% (one) to 3% (three) cost of living.

2.  Upon receiving a new degree (CDA, AA, BS, or BA, MA, ED.D. or Ph.D.), hourly rate of pay or salary will be increase by 1% (one).

3.  Overall performance rating: raises are as follows:

a. Excellent - 2%(two) to 4% (four). 
b. Good - %(one) to 3% (three).
c. Satisfactory - only allows the employee’s contract to be renewed.
d. Improvement Needed – contract may not be renewed.

 

A new hire’s salary is based on professional qualification, staff role, experience,

At bachelor’s degree or completion of state-approved teacher preparation program with pass of the Praxis CORE or with pass  of Early Childhood Education Praxis exams. 


High school diploma with years of Exp in Teaching or Associate degree in any area (Preferred in education)


10 Months each year 


8 worked hours a day within 
7 AM to 6 PM


Increase of salary is based on availability of funds, completion of required years of service and evaluation

Teacher  Qualifications

 

 

 


Assistant Teacher Qualifications

 

 


Annual Work Schedule 


Expected Daily Work Schedule

 


Years of Experience/Annual Salary Increase

Employee

Credentials

Associate degree in early childhood education or Associate in another field and with at least 24 semester credit hours in early childhood education.

 
Child Development Associate (CDA) credential 

 


12 Months each year

 

8 worked hours a day within 
7 AM to 6 PM

 

Increase of salary is based on availability of funds, completion of required years of service and evaluation

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