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Start of Year Paperwork and Processes

Employee Handbook:
We are excited to announce that Salem City Schools has compiled an Employee Handbook for all employees!  

The information contained in the Employee Handbook is to provide general information for Salem City School employees.  This handbook reflects School Board policies, procedures and practices, employee benefits, right and responsibilities as an employee.  

To view Salem City Public Schools Employee Handbook select:  Employee Handbook

Flexible Benefits:
Salem City Public Schools annual open enrollment is underway.  This is the time when you may enroll or change your health or dental insurance, sign-up for a flexible spending account, or make changes to voluntary deductions.

The new flex plan year will begin October 1, 2013 with employee enrollments being completed on-line beginning August 28 through September 13, 2013.  The open enrollment process will be completed the same as last year and instructions to gain access to the website are noted below.

    *    Go to http://flex.salemva.gov.
    *    The username is your 6-digit employee number.
    *    Your password is the last 6-digits of your social security number.
    *    Upon successfully entering the School's Flexible Benefits System, you will be           taken to the home page where you will follow the step-by-step instructions              provided. 

We are also excited to announce as part of our annual benefits meeting, representatives from Anthem, Ameritas, and Flexible Benefits Administration will be available to provide employees a brief overview of benefits as well as answer questions you may have regarding your benefits.  Listed below are the benefit meeting dates that we strongly recommend for employees to attend.

 Date  Location    Attendees 
 Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 9:00-10:00 a.m.School Board Administration Building School Bus Drivers & Central Office Staff 
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 11:00 a.m.-Noon Salem High School Auditorium Open to ALL employees 

Health Risk Assessment (HRA) Sign Up (GoogleDoc) for:
Employees who plan to use the Employee Health Clinic are required to participate in an health risk assessment (HRA).  This includes employees covered under the school division's Anthem health insurance plan, as well as their spouses and dependents. Below you will find two (2) links that will connect you to a sign-up sheet giving you the opportunity to schedule an appointment.  

Blood Bourne Pathogens Course and Quiz
Acceptable Use Policy -

Note: The Acceptable Use Policy (IIBEA and IIBEA-BR) governs use of division equipment and networks.  School Board Policy and Regulations GCPC and GCPC-BR "Standards of Conduct for Employees" establishes the Board's standards of employee conduct and behavior for online environments and social networks accessed from elsewhere.

Employees with PowerSchool Login: Complete in the PowerSchool Portal 
  1. Go to your normal PowerSchool login page                                                    Teachers......http://powerschool.salem.k12.va.us/teachers or Staff............http://powerschool.salem.k12.va.us/admin
  2. Click on the PERSONALIZE link (on the left)
  4. Read both documents and enter your initials to affirm your acceptance
  5. Click the Submit button at the bottom of the page
Employees without PowerSchool logins:  Complete Paper Forms
  1. Obtain a paper copy of the Acceptable Use Policy from their school office
  2. Sign the agreement form  (IIBEA-Form)
  3. Return the signed agreement form to their school office