Employee and Retiree Service Center → Employees → New Employees
MCPS Guiding Tenets
More about what drives us
About the Employee and Retiree Service Center
ERSC is your source for information about your pay, benefits, leave, and retirement
New Educator Orientation
Annual event for educators new to MCPS
Welcome to MCPS
Read about our culture, your benefit options, and standard procedures all in one place.
About your pay
Establish your direct deposit account and learn more about direct deposit
Understanding Your ePaystub
Help understanding the content of your ePaystub
Schedule of pay periods and pay days
Including first and last duty days, holidays, and scheduled no-work, no-pay days
Save money throughout the school year for the summer when you don't receive a regular paycheck.
School Employee Loan
If you need extra money to cover the gap between the end of the summer and your first paycheck, this is the prefect loan for you.
About your benefits
Employee Benefit Summary
Detailed summary of employee benefits offered. Explore our benefit offerings from our home page to learn more.
For Your Benefit
Read this newsletter for important benefit information
Enroll in Benefits
Within 60 days of your start date, visit the Employee Self-Service web page, click on Benefits enrollment for new employees, and log in to the online Benefits Enrollment System using your Outlook username and password.
About your leave
Leave policies are negotiated by your union and can be found in your contract. For more information or to learn more about specific types of leave, visit our leave page.
About your pension
All employees receive a Supplement Pension benefit from MCPS. Depending on your position, you may receive a Core benefit from MCPS or from the Maryland State Retirement Agency. You must submit the pension enrollment forms available at the above link.
State Pension Enrollment Flyer
Employees eligible for a Core benefit from the State Plan must enroll to avoid a $100 fine.