Employee Benefits

Russellville School District is committed to recruiting and retaining quality employees. The district offers a wide range of benefits from a competitive salary to opportunities for professional growth.


  • Medical plans through ARBenefits

  • Vision, dental, short-term disability, life insurance, cancer insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, and a flexible spending account through JTS Financial 

  • $231 a month paid towards health insurance (state required minimum $154)

  • District paid long-term disability coverage

  • $10,000 basic life insurance coverage

  • Payroll checks are on the 20th of each month


  • Starting salary: $38,550 for a 190-day certified contract

  • RSD pays 14 percent of salary towards Arkansas Teacher Retirement System

  • Sick days, and personal days, and sick and catastrophic leave banks and an extended sick pay policy

  • 60 hours of paid professional development

  • New Teacher Academy mentoring program

  • Professional growth opportunities

  • Teacher support and development, leadership opportunities, National Board Certification incentives, stipends, etc.

  • State-of-the-art technology: SMART boards in every classroom, 1:1 classes at Russellville High School, mobile, and stationary computer labs at each building, document cameras, and sound field systems