Trinity Valley School
#10 Best Company to Work For - Small Companies
What they do: K-12 private school with four-prong mission: Fine scholarship with its fulfillment at college, development of wide constructive interests, intelligent citizenship, and spiritual and moral development which promotes lasting values.
What employees love: Benefits, work life, monthly birthday breakfasts with the head of school, free flu shots and Fitbits, annual International Fair that promotes diversity and cultural awareness.
Cool benefits: Bonus program includes $350 Above and Beyond Award, Christmas bonus awarded to all full-timers, $500 Gary Krahn Education Award for faculty creativity. TVS pays 100 percent of employees’ health premium. “We feel in order to be competitive, to attract and retain the best faculty and staff, this is difference maker,” TVS’s Margaret Kramer says. “We want to make sure we take care of each other.” Ample benefits package includes short- and long-term disability and long summers. Charitable giving initiatives include Day of Service for Upper School faculty and students; Day Without Shoes, a shoe drive; and Tarrant Area Food Bank. New head of school meets with teachers and staff in off-site dinner groups. After-school child care available at a discount.
“Trinity Valley School is my happy place. It has breathtaking landscapes, magnificently well-maintained buildings, and access to all the tools needed for staff and students to accomplish great tasks. Teaching at TVS means having autonomy in the classroom, phenomenal benefits, remarkable opportunities for professional growth, and being supported by the most amazing administrative team that values us. My eyes have been opened to a community of employees, parents, and students who strive to be people of character, every day … no matter what. Everyone is enthusiastic and helpful at our school. Kindness rules at TVS, and there is nowhere else I would rather be!”
- Grace Crumley, First-grade teacher, Trinity Valley School