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New Employee Orientation

We are so excited to welcome you as a new employee to the Bainbridge Island School District! 

An HR Specialist will be reaching out to you to set up a new hire orientation meeting. The following documents must be completed and returned to Human Resources prior to your first day of work. Please complete the forms in their entirety and bring them with you to the meeting with HR

  • All new employees will need to come to the District Office to complete the I-9 prior to beginning employment. Our office hours are 8:00 AM-4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. We are closed most holidays.


  • Please fill out the demographic form and bring this with you to your new hire orientation meeting with HR.

    New Employee Demographic Form

  • All new employees must complete a fingerprint check with the Washington State Patrol and the FBI. Employment will be considered temporary and conditional pending a satisfactory background check.

    LiveScan Fingerprinting at the Bainbridge Island Police Department (BIPD) is available by appointment only. The appointment will take approximately 15-20 minutes. Employees will be asked to complete an OSPI form (available at BIPD), provide photo identification, and pay the fingerprinting fee. For more information and to schedule an appointment, please call BIPD at 206.842.5211. 

    Not available to complete fingerprinting locally? Please visit the OSPI site to review other acceptable fingerprint service providers. 

  • This form is required for all new employees by the US Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service to verify employment eligibility. Along with this form, please bring required documentation to your orientation meeting with HR.

    Please note: When you come for your HR orientation, you must bring appropriate documentation as described on the second page "List of Acceptable Documents" in order for us to complete the I-9. Hard-copy originals must be presented (photocopies will NOT be accepted). We cannot enter you into the HR database until appropriate documents are presented. 


    Can't find your Social Security card? You can order a replacement online.

    Instructions For Completing The Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9):

    1. Complete Section 1 with your personal information
    2. Check the box with your appropriate resident status.
    3. Remember to sign and date.
    4. Leave the rest of the form blank for HR to complete.

    Click here for the I-9 Form

  • The Bainbridge Island School District utilizes direct deposit for payroll distribution. 

    Instructions for completing the direct deposit form:

    1. Enter your full legal name as it appears on your Social Security card
    2. Enter the bank's name
    3. Enter the routing & transit number and full account number
    4. Specify if it is a checking or savings account
    5. Print, sign, and date.

    Click here for the Direct Deposit Form

  • This form is required by the Department of Retirement Systems.

    Instructions For Completing The Retirement Status Form: 

    1. Enter your full legal name.
    2. Enter your social security number.
    3. Answer all questions 1-3.
    4. Sign and date.

    Click here for the Retirement Status Form

  • An HR Specialist will be sending you a worksheet to evaluate your position and determine whether or not you are eligible for participation in the state-level retirement plan. Please print and sign this worksheet and bring it with you to your HR orientation meeting.

  • Complete one form for each school district you have worked for in a paid position. This includes school districts or private schools in Washington State, another state, or another country.

    Instructions For Completing The Washington State Sexual Misconduct Disclosure Release: 

    1. In the top section, enter the name and address of your previous school district
    2. In the second section, enter your personal information along with approximate dates of employment in the district listed at the top.
    3. Sign and date the form.

    If you have never worked in a school district, place an “X” in the box in the upper right corner, add your Social Security Number, and sign and date the form.

    WA State Sexual Misconduct Disclosure Release Form

  • As Bainbridge Island School District employees, we are required to review and adhere to the District's policies and procedures. Upon hire, each employee is required to review and sign an acknowledgment of these policies and procedures. 

    Please review the policies and procedures in place. 

    Please access the Policy and Procedure Acknowledgement form

  • An HR Specialist will be sending you a worksheet to evaluate your position and determine whether or not you are eligible for medical benefits through SEBB. Please print and sign this worksheet and bring it with you to your HR orientation meeting.

  • This form verifies your previous experience and employment. BISD uses an electronic system to verify previous experience and employment. You will be receiving an email from VOEEDU.COM that will contain your login information. Once you log in, you will be able to add previous employers and information relating to your previous position to your profile. With every previous employer you enter, you will need to include a valid email contact (i.e., the contact email for your previous employer's HR/Administrative office). NOTE: Completion of these forms is time-sensitive and affects your placement on the salary and/or wage schedule.

    Visit the VOEEDU.COM Login page

    If you would prefer to complete the process via physical form instead, please fill out the relevant form below for EACH of your previous employers. Once complete, the form will be sent by HR to your previous employers to verify your previous work experience.

  • Effective September 1, 2019, the following minimum employment requirements, as written into law by HB 1115, went in effect.  Each paraeducator must:

    Be at least 18 years of age and hold a high school diploma or its equivalent; and

    • Have received a passing grade on the education testing service paraeducator assessment; or
    • Hold an associate of arts degree; or
    • Have earned seventy-two quarter credits or forty-eight semester credits at an institution of higher education; or
    • Have completed a registered apprenticeship program.

    Acceptable Forms of Documentation can be found at the following website: Paraeducator Minimum Employment Requirements.

    Please ensure acceptable documents are presented at or before your orientation meeting with HR.

  • This handbook is for new substitutes to the Bainbridge Island School District.

    Substitute Handbook