Pay & Benefits

Paula Laxton
Payroll & Retirement Officer

423-569-8912 Ext. 103

Julie Douglas
Human Resources & Insurance Officer

423-569-8912 Ext. 116

Employee pay is based on the number of contract days worked during the year.

Most employees work 180-200 day contracts. Some administrators and office personnel work 220-260 day contracts depending on the position.

Full-time employees are eligible for state retirement, insurance, and other benefits.

Part-time employees are considered "hourly employees" and work up to 29 hours per week.

My Benefits Channel

My Benefits Channel is an online portal for employees that contains information such as annual training, monthly pay stubs, W-2's, and more. 


InstaSub is an automated substitute management system utilized by all district employees to schedule days off and to arrange for a substitute.

USAble Life

OSSD employees have access to supplemental insurance(s) through USAble Life. Click here for more information. 

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