Substitute Teacher

Pay and Taxes

Consolidated with Summer Pay onboarding workflows


You will need to complete the online W-4 form so that the correct federal and state income tax will be withheld from your pay. You may complete the form on or after your first work day.* To access the W-4 form, visit the Employee Self-Service web page and click on My W-4 under the green My Pay banner. Log in using your Outlook username and password and follow the on-screen instructions.

*If you are a new employee at the start of the school year, you will find your first work day—listed by position—in the Work Schedule. If you were hired after the first work day of the school year for your position, your first work day is your date of hire.

Employees hired after February 1, 2001, are required to participate in direct deposit. To enroll in direct deposit, visit the Employee Self-Service web page and click on My direct deposit, under the green My Pay banner. Read the information on the Direct Deposit web page and click on Visit Human Resources Online (HRO). Log in using your Outlook username and password and follow the on-screen instructions.

Benefits

For benefits-eligible employees only; consolidates Benefits Information Web Page, Benefits Enrollment, FSA Information, Optional Employee Term Life Insurance, and Optional Dependent Term Life Insurance onboarding workflows

In your current position with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), you are ineligible for employee benefits. You may wish to learn about MCPS benefits options, however, in the event you become eligible for benefits in the future. Detailed benefits information is available in the Employee Benefit Summary and on the Employee Benefits Web Page.

The Maryland Healthy Working Families Act extends paid sick leave to MCPS temporary part-time employees who regularly work at least 12 hours per week Learn more.


Retirement and Pension

Consolidated with Summer Pay onboarding workflows

Defined Contribution Plans: Important Tools for Retirement Savings  

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) offers employees two optional defined contribution plans through Fidelity Investments: a 403(b) Tax Sheltered Savings Plan and a 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan. The 403(b) and 457(b) plans enable you to save money to supplement your retirement goals, while also reducing your current taxable income.

Please visit the MCPS/Fidelity website at www.netbenefits.com/mcps to learn more and to set up your account after your start date. Need assistance? Contact Fidelity at 1-800-343-0860.