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GCCB Relocation Advance

Adopted: September 17, 1990
Amended: March 11, 2003, June 14, 2005
Reaffirmed: April 23, 2012


In order to assist teachers in relocating to Fort McMurray, the Board may provide interest-free salary advances up to $1,200.00 and/or moving allowance.


Relocation Advance

On receipt of a written application, the Superintendent or designate, may approve requests, in accordance with the following guidelines:

  1. The advance shall be available on a one-time basis, at the commencement of service in the District.
  2. The advance shall be repaid by deductions from the applicant's pay at a rate of $100.00 per month.
  3. Recipients shall sign a promissory note relative to the monthly repayment or in the instance of resignation termination full repayment taken against outstanding salary entitlement.

Moving Allowance

The Board of Trustees may set a moving allowance for teachers at the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools or designate if teacher recruitment pressures warrant it.

  1. The total amount will be set during the budget process.
  2. Teachers who qualify:
    1. Must provide evidence of movement to Fort McMurray within 6 months of contract date in the current year, but no later than September 30th.
    2. Request in writing to Assistant Secretary-Treasurer
  3. Teachers will receive $500.00/each on a first come first served basis until the fund is depleted.
  4. No further moving allowances will be given once budgeted amount is used up.



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