Important Information for Employees Leaving the District-Transferring, Retiring and Returning to work, Retiring and Not Returning to work and employees ending TERI

Please note that email access, and access to all District systems, will be disabled on the date of termination. This includes the online pay stub system. Please verify/update your home address using the self service system before your last day of work. Final pay stubs and correspondence will be mailed to the home address on file.

For all non12 month, salaried employees who submit written notice of resignation and are NOT RETURNING for the 2017-2018 school year, please note the following:

  • You will receive your LAST CHECK on June 30, 2017 if Human Resources receives and processes the required documentation by June 12, 2017. If the required documentation is received and processed after this date your last check will be processed on the next applicable payroll date.
  • If you are enrolled in insurance benefits, coverage will remain active through June 30, 2017. If applicable, employees will be sent COBRA continuation information to continue their state insurance coverage. Contact Benefits by phone at 864-355‐0960 or by email at benefits@greenville.k12.sc.us for additional information.
  • If you are transferring to another SC district or SC state agency, this must be indicated in the resignation letter and on the termination form. Failure to notify GCS of a transfer to another SC school district or SC state agency may result in a lapse of coverage at PEBA and will require payment of employee insurance premiums to reinstate coverage. In addition, if you are transferring to another SC school district or SC state agency, please submit the Sick Leave Transfer Request form to Payroll at payroll@greenville.k12.sc.us  This form will be processed after an employee receives his/her final paycheck.

For all non12 month, salaried or hourly employees who are retiring, but RETURNING to work for the 2017-2018 school year please note the following:

  • You will need to complete the Notice of Intent to Retire – Regular Retirement form and the District Retirement Benefits Form. Retired employees may be considered for re‐hire (in any position) at the District’s discretion after a 30 day break in service, with an Extended Service Contract. These forms will require your supervisors’ signature before they will be accepted. Return both forms to benefits@greenville.k12.sc.us.
  • If you are a full time employee and are rehired for the 2017-2018 school year you will continue to receive checks through the summer. 2017-2018 school year salaries begin with the August 30, 2017 check for 185 and 190 day employees.
  • If you are a substitute or an hourly employee and are rehired for the 2017/2018 school year you will receive your LAST CHECK for 2016/2017 school year in accordance with the District’s pay period schedule.   
  • The first paycheck of the 2017/2018 school year will be 09/15/2017.  
  • Working Retirees are eligible for the same benefits as regular employees, but subject to a 5% or 10% salary reduction. Please note that if you are age 65 or older and/or cover a dependent on your Health Plan that is Medicare eligible you are required to continue your benefits on the active employer side. Please see the Working Retiree Notice for more information. Contact Benefits by phone at 864-355‐0960 or by email at benefits@greenville.k12.sc.us for additional information.

For all non12 month, salaried employees who are retiring, but  NOT RETURNING  to work for the 2017/2018 school year please note the following:

  • You will need to complete the Notice of Intent to Retire – Regular Retirement form and the District Retirement Benefits Form. These forms will require your supervisors’ signature before they will be accepted. Return both forms to benefits@greenville.k12.sc.us.
  • If you are a salaried employee you will receive your LAST CHECK on June 30, 2017 if Human Resources receives and processes the required documentation by June 12, 2017. If you are a substitute or an hourly employee and are rehired for the 2017/2018 school year you will receive your LAST CHECK for 2016/2017 school year in accordance with the District’s pay period schedule.
  • If enrolled in insurance benefits, coverage will remain active through June 30, 2017. If applicable, employees will be sent COBRA continuation information to continue their state insurance coverage. Contact Benefits by phone at 864-355‐0960 or by email at benefits@greenville.k12.sc.us for additional information.

For all non12 month, hourly employees who are retiring, but NOT RETURNING  to work for the 2017/2018 school year please note the following:

For all employees who at currently retired and are employed on an AT WILL basis that are NOT RETURNING for the 2017-2018 school year you should submit written notice of resignation to your supervisor and please note the following:

  • You will receive your LAST CHECK on June 30, 2017 if Human Resources receives and processes the required documentation by June 12, 2017. If the required documentation is received and processed after this date your last check will be processed on the next applicable payroll date.
  • If your benefits are currently active with Greenville County Schools and need to be transitioned back to PEBA for retiree coverage please contact the Benefits Department by phone at 864-355‐0960 or by email at benefits@greenville.k12.sc.us for additional information.
  • If you are not eligible for retiree insurance benefits, coverage will remain active through June 30, 2017. If applicable, employees will be sent COBRA continuation information to continue their state insurance coverage. Contact Benefits by phone at 864-355‐0960 or by email at benefits@greenville.k12.sc.us for additional information.

For all active TERI Retirees who are ending TERI and requesting Extended Service re-employment for the 2017/2018 school year:  

  • You will need to complete the Notice of Intent to Retire – End TERI form and the District Retirement Benefits Form. Employee may be considered for rehire at the District’s discretion AFTER at least one‐day break in service. These forms will require your supervisors’ signature before they will be accepted. Return both forms to benefits@greenville.k12.sc.us.
  • You will continue to receive checks through the summer.
  • Working Retirees are eligible for the same benefits as regular employees, but subject to a 5% or 10% salary reduction. Please note that if you are age 65 or older and/or cover a dependent on your Health Plan that is Medicare eligible you are required to continue your benefits on the active employer side. Please see the Working Retiree Notice for more information.  Contact Benefits by phone at 864-355‐0960 or by email at benefits@greenville.k12.sc.us for additional information.