Across-the-board raises for Rome City Schools’ employees coming in the new school year.

Across-the-board raises for Rome City Schools’ employees coming in the new school year.

Rome Board of Education members, staff met in a work session Tuesday to outline raises for staff beginning in next school year. RCS photo.

 

From a media release: Major changes — specifically in compensation — are coming to Rome City Schools employees. Tuesday evening, Rome City Schools Superintendent Louis Byars and the RCS Board of Education outlined the changes.

There was a change in all salary schedules planned for the 2022-2023 school year. They include:

  • Salary increases for all system positions
  • Paraprofessionals will be paid for additional days and hours
  • Salary Schedules will extend past 21-plus years of service to 31-plus years of service
  • Elementary School Bookkeepers will move to 240 work days
  • Local supplement for certified personnel will change from 6% to 7.5%

System employees also will receive a $2,000 bonus this school year, pending Gov. Brian Kemp’s recommended budget passing in the Georgia Legislature.

In addition to the Salary Schedule improvements, Rome City Schools will increase personnel to include:

  • 6 Elementary STEAM teachers
  • 5 Special Education Teachers
  • 11 Additional Teachers
  • 1 & a half Assistant Principal
  • 1 Custodian
  • 1 Administrative Assistant (Registrar)
  • 1 Diagnostician and Board-Certified Behavior Analyst
  • Along with other positions

Interested applicants may visit https://teachgeorgia.org/AdvSearch.aspx?Subjects=All&Systems=7851 or the system’s website https://www.rcs.rome.ga.us/page/human-resources for more information.

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