• Benefits Overview

    At Ankeny Community Schools, we seek out quality employees and value their hard work, so we strive to provide a competitive salary and benefit package. Offering an outstanding benefits package results in the ability to recruit and retain a high-quality staff.  Many employees stay with the district for extended periods of time.  We are proud to have both educational and support staff with over 35 years of continuous service at Ankeny.

    Some of the benefits we offer include:

    • Extremely competitive salary packages
    • Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS)
    • Fully-paid HMO/Point of Service health/major medical family insurance including Prescription Drug (RX) Coverage
    • High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)
    • Employer-paid long-term disability insurance
    • Employer-paid group life insurance
    • Employer-paid employee dental insurance
    • Flexible spending account (Total Administrative Services Corporation)
    • Paid vacation
    • Child-care leave options during employment
    • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Benefit
    • Voluntary Benefits, including
      • Avesis Vision
      • AFLAC
      • Colonial Life
    • 403b/Tax Sheltered Annuities with the State of Iowa Retirement Investor's Club (RIC)
    • COBRA
    • Paid leaves to attend conferences
    • Salary direct deposits
    • Tax-deferred deposits
    • Worker’s compensation
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Mileage reimbursement
    • Paid professional development opportunities
    • Credit on salary schedules for previous experience
    • Smoke-free buildings and grounds