Board of Trustees Approves Fast Shell out Enhance for Educational Assistants

The Spherical Rock ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved an adjustment to the present-day 2021-2022 payment strategy in buy to give an instant spend enhance to instructional help personnel, together with educational assistants. The Board accredited the improve at a called meeting on Thursday, March 31. These workers will also be eligible for a districtwide pay out raise for the 2022-2023 college 12 months. The Board is scheduled to think about the 2022-2023 payment plan later on this spring.

Based on the posture level and present pay amount, academic assistants will acquire a pay raise ranging from 10 to 18 percent. For case in point, starting off pay out for an Academic Assistant II will increase from $13.15 to $15.50 an hour. The midpoint in that range moves from $16 to $18.68 an hour, and the major of the array improves from an hourly price of $18.85 to $21.86.

The maximum-paid educational assistants are these who do the job with exclusive schooling students in a Title I university placing. Title I campuses acquire federal funding owing to a substantial population of economically deprived students. Beginning pay in that class will go from an hourly charge of $15.92 to $17.94, midpoint from $19.41 to $21.62, and top rated of the vary goes from $22.90 to $25.30.

“Our educational help staff associates are crucially crucial to the accomplishment of our college students and we know their pay back does not match the benefit they provide our campuses,” Superintendent Dr. Hafedh Azaiez said. “This is an space that necessary to be tackled straight away and I am grateful to the Board for recognizing the relevance of this move.”

The shell out boost will expense an extra $470,000 this college year and will be funded by way of salary cost savings from unfilled positions.

“I am so very pleased that this action indicates that academic assistants in Round Rock ISD will be the optimum paid in Central Texas, and I seem forward to performing a lot more when we consider the compensation system for next yr,” Board President Amber Feller mentioned. “As a Board, we will do all we can to guidance and quite compensate our staff members users, but we also contact on condition legislators to prioritize education and learning funding and make certain local college districts have the methods to pay back educators what they are truly worth.”

New Payment System for Instructional Assist Positions

Earlier accepted 2021-2022 Payment Plan


Proposed and Latest Compensation by Fork out Quality

$15.50 – $18.68 – $21.86 – Proposed
$13.15 -$16.00- $18.85 – Present-day

$16.28 – $19.61 – $22.94 – Proposed
$14.17 – $17.28 – $20.39 – Current

$17.09 – 20.59 – 24.09 – Proposed
15.03 – 18.32 – 21.61 – Latest

17.94 – 21.62 – 25.30 – Proposed
15.92 – 19.41 – 22.90 – Recent