Westtown School provides an outstanding benefits program for our employees and their families. Employees should confirm their specific benefits-eligibility with Human Resources.
Employees have a choice of three comprehensive medical and prescription drug plans:
- Independence Blue Cross PPO Plan
- Independence Blue Cross Keystone HMO Plan
- Independence Blue Cross High-Deductible Plan -$2500/$5000
Employees have a choice of two dental plans:
- Delta Dental Basic Plan
- Delta Dental Enhanced Plan (includes orthodontic benefits for anyone under 19)
All employees enrolled in the school’s healthcare coverage receive vision coverage for themselves and their covered dependents through Vision Benefits of America.
403 (b) Retirement Plan
The school makes a generous contribution to our employees’ Principal 403b retirement accounts. Full-time employees are automatically enrolled with no waiting period and no matching contributions required.
Full-time employees are eligible for 80% tuition remission for up to two enrolled dependent children. Additional information is available from the Admission Department.
Life Insurance and AD&D coverage
The school provides life insurance, through Unum, to all full-time employees, in the amount of their annual salary. Eligible employees may elect additional voluntary coverage for themselves and their dependents.
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage
The school provides short-term and long-term disability coverage to all full-time employees after service requirements have been met.
Paid Time Off for Staff
Full-time staff members accrue Paid Time Off (PTO) which increases with years of service. 12 month part-time employees who work over 20 hours per week accrue pro-rated PTO based on years of service.
Employees enjoy free lunch during their workday. Our Dining Room is located at the heart of the school and all employees are welcome to join their colleagues for a complimentary lunch.
Westtown is a member of the PAISBOA Health Benefit Trust which includes the following benefits:
- Dedicated customer service team for assistance with all medical benefit questions and claims support
- Rewards offered for joining the “Well Being Program”
- Wellness coaches available for support with lifestyle changes
- Dedicated Registered Nurse Health Coaches to help manage chronic conditions/illnesses or everyday health concerns
- Doctor’s on Demand- virtual access to medical and mental health services
Flexible Spending Accounts
Employees can make pre-tax contributions to an FSA up to the legal maximum limit each year.
- Payflex Health Care Flexible Spending Account
- Payflex Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
Health Savings Account (HSA) in conjunction with the High Deductible Medical Plan
Employees enrolled in the high-deductible healthcare coverage are eligible to make pre-tax contributions to a HealthEquity Health Savings Account each pay period.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
The school supports our employees with an Employee Assistance Program that offers resources and assistance with family, financial, and personal situations.
Additional benefits include bereavement leave, jury duty pay, FMLA, paid parental leave, paid holidays and breaks, and discounts on Westtown Summer Camp enrollment. Comprehensive information regarding employee benefits and eligibility is available in the Employee Handbook and in the Human Resources Department.
Professional Development and Continuing Education Assistance
As a school, we are committed to supporting the continued growth and professional development of our employees. Employees are encouraged to apply for funding assistance to attend workshops, conferences, and other professional development opportunities. Each year, funds are available to support our employees who are pursuing advanced degrees and certifications in their areas of interest.