As a condition of employment for any new employee hired to teach and that are assigned in the shortage areas of secondary (7-12) math, science, foreign languages, and elementary bilingual education, the teacher must agree to teach in the district for at least one year to qualify for either of these signing bonuses.
Signing bonuses will be paid on the second pay date of August of each year. If the employee should leave the employment of the district, either voluntarily or involuntarily, during the first school term of employment, repayment of the signing bonus will be required in accordance with the following schedule:
Period of Time Employed Repayment Percentage
After One Month 90%
After Two Months 80%
After Three Months 70%
After Four Months 60%
After Five Months or more 50%