Benefits

The Lee’s Summit School Districts comprehensive benefit package offers a flexible paid-day-off plan, full health and dental insurance, life insurance, bereavement leave, educational assistance, retirement and both long-term and short-term disability coverage.  An IRS Section 125 Plan is available for employees wanting to participate in this tax-sheltered program.

Sara McMillin, the District’s Benefits Manager, is available to answer any benefit questions you may have. Sara can be reached at extension 1048 between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm. If you are not available during these times, she would be more than happy to schedule a time to meet with you. Sara is located at the Stansberry Leadership Center in the Business Services Department.

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Staff Development

The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District recognizes professional development as an essential component to the process of student learning. Staff members are encouraged to continue their professional growth and are supported in those efforts. On-site opportunities are made available to both certified and classified staff members. These range from workshops on a variety of topics to graduate-level courses. The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District places a high value on its human resources and believes that an investment in employees results in a high return on student learning.

  • Planned in-service programs and workshops offered periodically within the  school district.
  • Release time for attendance at conferences, workshops and educational meetings.
  • Advancement on the certified salary schedule for additional education or training in accordance with Board of Education policy.

All regular employees who have been employed for not less than one preceding school year are eligible to participate in the school district’s educational assistance program. Our district provides reimbursement for staff members who are enrolled in additional graduate hours from approved universities. Full-time regular employees are eligible to be reimbursed for up to $40 per semester hour with a maximum of 12 hours per school term. All part-time regular employees are eligible to be reimbursed for up to $20 per semester hour with a maximum of 12 hours per school term.

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