Buhler Unified School District 313

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Certified Benefits

Leave Benefits

  • Full-time employees will be granted 13 days of Annual Leave at the beginning of each school year.
  • Annual Leave may be used for personal, sick, bereavement, or business leave.
  • Accumulate up to 80 days of leave.
  • Unused leave is paid out upon resignation, retirement and beyond maximum accrual of 80 days.


Sick Leave Bank

  • Used for personal prolonged illness of the employee, prolonged illness of a member of the employee’s immediate family, or bereavement at the loss of a relative or close friend.
  • Only employees who contribute to the Sick Leave Bank may use the bank.
  • All requests will be sent to the Buhler-NEA Council for review.


Maternity Leave

  • Each employee may be granted up to 12 weeks of leave for childbirth in accordance with Family and Medical Leave Act (unpaid leave).
  • Employees may request to use Annual Leave followed by Unused Accumulated Leave during maternity leave.


Term Life Insurance

  • Each employee is granted a Term Life Insurance policy values at 150% of their salary through KPERS.


Group Health Insurance

  • The district offers three tiers through Blue Cross/Blue Shield group health insurance. The Board of Education provides a fixed benefit towards the health insurance premium.
  • This fixed benefit will be prorated if the employee is less than full-time.

Group Vision Insurance

  • The district offers a four-tier vision plan through Vision Care Direct
Group Dental Insurance
  • The district offers a four-tier dental plan through Delta Dental.

403(b) District Match

  • Each employee is eligible for a district match into a 403(b) retirement account.

KPERS-Kansas Public Employees Retirement System

  • Employees will contribute part of their salary to put into KPERS. At retirement the employee will then receive a guaranteed monthly benefit for the rest of their life.
  • Kansas law requires that all eligible employees must be members of KPERS.
Salary Schedule:
Any questions regarding benefits should be directed to Donna Kleinschmidt at 620-543-5622.