MENU

Payroll Schedules

The Westborough School Department processes payroll on a weekly basis.  The first scheduled payroll for a school year is the Thursday after Labor Day.   Please scroll down to view various schedules.

Teachers' Salary Schedule Options:

Teachers have two salary payment schedule options:
  1. 21-Week Option: The annual salary is divided over 21 pay periods with no additional 'lump sum' issued in June.
  2. 26-Week Standard Option:  The annual salary is divided over 26 pay periods.  Teachers will receive 21 paychecks September - June, with an additional 'lump sum' check issued in June representing the additional 5 pay periods.

Teachers who desire to change their payment option must notify the Superintendent by August 1st.  If no option is selected, payment shall be made under option b.

 

Paraeducators Pay Schedule:

All Paraeducators are hourly employees paid for 184 work days per school year and are paid over 21 or 26 pay periods during the school year.

In order that Paraeducators receive consistent weekly gross paychecks throughout the school year (even while school is out on vacation breaks), the total of scheduled annual hours is spread over the 21 or 26 pay periods.  

Example of a Paraeducator scheduled to work 6 Hrs/Day, Monday-Friday:
 
Hrs/Day
 Scheduled
 X   
Days Worked
Per Year
 =  Hrs. Worked
Per Year
 /  Pay Periods   =  Hrs/Pay Period 
 
6
6
   
184
184
   
1104
1104
   
21
26
   
52.57
42.46

Paras have two salary payment schedule options:

  1. 21-Week Standard Option:  The annual salary is divided over 21 pay periods with no additional 'lump sum' issued in June.
  2. 26-Week Option:  The annual salary is divided over 26 pay periods.  Paras will receive 21 paychecks September-June, with an additional 'lump sum' check issued in June representing the additional 5 pay periods.

Paras who desire to change their payment option must notify the Superintendent by August 1st.  If no option is selected, payment shall be made under option a.

Secretarial (42-Wk, 44-Wk, 52-WK) Pay Schedule:

In order that secretaries receive consistent weekly gross paychecks throughout the school year (even while school is out on vacation breaks), weekly hours are paid as follows:

42-Week Secretaries: 198 days x 6.5 hours/day ÷ 21 weeks = 61.29 hours/week.
44-Week Secretaries: 208 days x 7.5 hours/day ÷ 22 weeks = 70.91 hours/week.
52-Week Secretaries:  260 days x 7.5 hours/week ÷ 26 weeks = 75 hours/week.

 

Custodial and School Lunch Pay Schedule:

Employees in the above positions are paid weekly for actual hours from the previous pay period (Friday-Thursday). 

 

Substitute Teacher Pay Schedule:

All substitutes are paid on a weekly basis.  The pay rate is:

$85/Day

 

The pay period starts on the Thursday of one week and ends on the Wednesday after two weeks. It is processed on the Monday following the payroll period end date and checks are mailed on the following Thursday. 

      January       
Sunday  Monday  Tuesday   Wednesday Thursday  Friday      Saturday
       1
 2
 3
 4
 5
 6
 7
 8
 9 Sub payroll period begins  10
 
 11

 12

 13   14 

15

 16  17  18
19

 20 
 

 21
 

 22 Sub payroll period ends

23
 24
 25
 26
 27
 28
 29
 30 Sub paychecks are mailed
 31
 

Note:   Long-Term substitues will be placed on a regular weekly pay schedule if they have a contract.