Compensation & Rewards

Compensation & Rewards

At Uplift Education, we understand that our employees are the backbone of our success. That’s why we offer a highly competitive starting salary and a compensation package that promotes stability and sustainability through a Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) or salary schedule increase (depending on role type).

We take pride in recognizing and rewarding our employees for their contributions to our scholars’ academic success and the creation of high-performing schools. We believe in supporting our team’s growth and tenure, and we offer a range of exciting compensation opportunities to do just that. Join our team and discover how we value and invest in our employees.

Five Year Professional Development Stipend

Are you ready to take your career to the next level? At Uplift Education, we understand the importance of investing in our employees and are excited to offer a unique reward program to celebrate your dedication and loyalty to our organization. Our program offers eligible staff members the opportunity to participate in professional development programs of their choosing, allowing you to explore and pursue external opportunities that align with your personal and career goals. We believe that by investing in your growth and development, we can build a strong and thriving community together. Join us at Uplift Education and see how your hard work and commitment can be rewarded.

High-need Subject Stipends

This stipend program is designed to compensate teachers in high-needs subjects as designated by the state each school year. To be eligible for this stipend, you must be certified in the high-needs subject you are teaching. Our current high-need subjects are: 

  • Special Education 
  • Middle and High School Math and Science 
  • Foreign Language 
  • High School Computer Science & Career/Technical Education

Please note that stipend amounts are subject to change.

Performance Bonus Program

At Uplift Education, we strive for excellence and continuously set ambitious goals to improve the academic outcomes of our scholars. To support our goal, we offer an exciting bonus program that rewards staff members who are dedicated to achieving exceptional results and supporting our scholars’ post-secondary aspirations. Eligible employees have the opportunity to set and achieve centrally-set goals to earn a performance bonus. We believe in recognizing and incentivizing our team for their hard work and dedication, so join us today to make a difference in the lives of our scholars while also enjoying the benefits of this rewarding program.

Tenure Bonus Program

At Uplift Education, we deeply appreciate our team members and are dedicated to their success. We show our gratitude through our tenure-based bonus program, which rewards employees in eligible roles for their dedicated service and contributions. This program offers the opportunity to earn bonuses upon completion of tenure milestones, recognizing the hard work and loyalty of our team members. We believe that recognizing and valuing our team members is critical to fostering a positive and supportive work environment, where everyone can thrive.

Teacher Incentive Allotment (TIA)

Uplift is a participant in Texas’ Teacher Incentive Allotment (TIA), which identifies top-performing teachers in the state. Individual Uplift teachers who earn the state designation will take home additional compensation. We are proud to be a part of this program that allows us to reward our top-performing teachers who have dedicated their careers to serving our scholars and communities.