Employee Compensation

Automatic Payroll Direct Deposit: 
Employees may elect to have their paycheck electronically deposited into their bank account OR deposited onto a BB&T pay card. 
Please complete the direct deposit form and email or inter-office mail to JoAnn Robinson. 
ESS (Employee Self Service) - ESS - Employee Self Service
Employees can utilize the ESS system to:
  • Request changes to personnel information relating to payroll (direct deposit and tax elections)
  • Request a name or address change
  • View and print pay vouchers and past W-2 forms  
  • View and print employee leave history
  • Review monthly benefit deductions 
For assistance with registering in ESS, please see the ESS Registration Information attachment under Employee Compensation Forms and Important Information. 
Employee Leave Information:
Sick leave is earned at a rate of 1.25 days per contract month; with permission, 3 of these days may be used as personal leave. 
Twelve month (231 day employees) earn 10 vacation days per year. 
Jury Duty:
Paid leave that does not count toward sick/personal leave; jury duty pay may be kept by employees. 
BB&T and Coosa Valley Federal Credit Union: 
BB&T offers free checking accounts to all Bartow County employees and all employees are eligible to be a part of Coosa Valley Credit Union. 
BB&T is our official banking partner for Bartow County Schools and its employees. 
Click here to visit the BB&T website or click here for the BB&T brochure. 
 Coosa Valley Credit Union is our official credit  union  partner. Visit the CVCU website for      more information  about their services. 
Retirement Plans: 

The district's retirement plans are provided through the state-managed Teachers Retirement System or Public School Employees Retirement System. Eligible employees are required to participate in one of the programs, and in addition, may choose to participate voluntarily in tax deterred plans through the below list of approved vendors. 










Approved Supplemental Retirement Vendors: 

Horace Mann (Lee Hollman) 770-334-2184

VALIC/AIG (Paul Pitkins) 470-512-0018

ValuTeachers (Seth Hardin) 770-630-3955

Black Oak (Parnick Jennings) 770-382-5792

Woodmen of the World (Rufus Cantrell) 770-684-0834