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					                 Orange County Schools
                                                “A Great Place To Teach”
 Competitive Salary and Local Benefits
      Attractive local supplement above state salary
                 10% for non-tenured teachers
                 11.5% for tenured teachers
                 14% for teachers with Orange County Schools 10+ consecutive years

      Additional State and Local Benefits:
                 10 Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick, and Personal Leave
                 Affordable Life Insurance Options (free $5000 policy paid locally)
                 Excellent State Retirement Program
                 Health Insurance (premiums are at no cost to employee only)
                 Longevity Pay and Direct Deposit
                 Before and After School Day Care at Reduced Rates
                 Free Admission to School Sporting Events
                 Tuition-Free Enrollment for Out-of-District Children of Employees

 Community Support
      Relocation Services: Howard Perry and Walston ~            

      Apartments: (Incentives vary depending on location – please contact the leasing agent/apartment manager for more   information)
                 Ashford Lakes Apartments: 919-732-8418
                 Fearrington Lake Apartments: 919-419-0220
                 Fieldstone Apartments: 919-563-2123
                 General Services Corporation Managing: 1-800-672-1678
                 Camden Governor‟s Village: 919-967-2766
                 Heritage Apartments: 919-245-1844
                 Patriot‟s Pointe Apartments: 919-245-0300
                 Stoney Brook Apartments: 919-304-4411
                 Stratford Hills Apartments: 919-929-3015
                 SunStone Apartments: 919-942-0481

      Century 21 Four-Star Services ~              Substantial savings for buying and selling a home 919-816-8770

      KB Homes ~        Substantial saving for purchase of home 919-768-7989

      Orange County Housing and Land Trust ~

 Local Banking Institutions
      BB & T Banking Services
                 Free Checking and Free Online Banking
                 Free BB&T Check Card with Visa Extras
                 Free first order of BB&T design checks
                 No annual fee BB&T Visa Platinum Credit Card
                 Increased interest rates on Savings account, CDs and IRAs
                 Exclusive discounts on loans, lines of credit, travel entertainment and more

      NC State Employees’ Credit Union
            Besides very competitive services, the State Employees‟ Credit Union also offers STAR Mortgage:
                New employees (one year or less) of the Orange County School System is eligible
                100% financing to purchase a home, plus up to $1,500 for closing costs
                2-year Adjustable Rate Mortgage for up to 30 years at 5.25%
                Interest paid on escrow accounts
                No private mortgage insurance required
                Flood determination waived
                Origination fee of ¾% of the loan amount, up to a maximum of $750
                Available at any of the SECU branches statewide
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          Bank of America Relocation Benefits
                    Pre-approval “No Money Down” home loan for certified employees for purchase up to $417,000 (no income limit)
                    Teacher Flex home loan for certified employees for purchase up to $417,000 (3% down plus $500)
                    Mortgage rate reduction of ½ point for home purchase if total income does not exceed $55,840
                    Mortgage Benefits (1/8 off a mortgage rate on either a fixed-rate or adjustable-rate conventional loan for a primary Program
                    Advantage Banking and Free PC Banking with „Pay Your Bills‟ service; access your accounts via the Internet
                    Free checks, stop payments, official checks, Travelers Cheques, and safe deposit box
                    Free inbound wire transfers, priority phone service, enhanced CD rates
                    12-month or longer service-fee waiver on (2) Interest-bearing checking accounts
                    Community Commitment: 100% financing with no PMI, 30 year fixed below market rate – Call for more information

         SunTrust Signature Banking Services
                    No monthly maintenance charges and no minimum balance requirement on Basic or Interest Checking account
                    Free Check Card and Unlimited Standard Checks ~~~ Free Internet banking with Bill Pay
                    Free standard travelers checks, teller‟s checks and money orders
                    Complimentary notary service, financial planning, standard-size safe deposit box (based on availability)
                    Mortgage discounts (subject to bank approval)
                    Credit cards with bonus WorldPoints Rewards

 Local Utilities
         Water Fee Deferred (Town of Hillsborough) ~                     $25-100 normal fees

 Medical Care
         Hillsborough Medical Group - Substantial discount on N.C. required health exam ~ Cost $50
         Orange County Schools - variety of health-related services provided (vaccinations, blood pressure checks, vision screening)

 Physical Fitness Center
         Triangle Sportsplex ~          919-644-0339

 Relocation Services
         Moving Company -Two Men and a Truck ~                      919-309-9582

 Attorney Services
         Michael Parker, Attorney -           25% Discount on closing costs for homebuyers

 Media
         The Herald Sun - Complimentary 1-month free subscription (along with other discounts sponsored by the newspaper)
                                   Free and reduced coupons for admission to area concerts, performances and other events
                                   Complimentary teaching materials from Newspapers-in-Education Program

 Miscellaneous Discounts – Additional discounts available with Employee Discount Card (see website)
 Beginning Teacher Support Program
            Mentors for Beginning Teachers
            Beginning Teacher Induction Program
            Individual classroom assistance with classroom management, motivating students, teaching strategies and techniques
            Regular meetings for Beginning Teachers
            Support with effective planning, instruction and assessment
            Familiarity with system-wide goals and objectives, curriculum alignment and resources
                                                                                                                                 Revised 3-2010