Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation

www.bcsc.k12.in.us
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  1. An awkward system for good schools

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher in Columbus, IN
    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher in Columbus, IN

    I have been working at Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    The Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation as a whole is quite a fine collection of individuals and schools. Things flow smoothly and the staff care about their students.

    Cons

    Unfortunately, the system for employing and assigning substitute teachers falls short of the rest of the corporation. There is no training or preparation for substitutes and the qualifications, besides a background check, are light. Subs, once called for a job, simply show up and depend on the often sketchy or entirely absent lesson plans left by teachers who normally, and understandably, are unprepared for sudden absences. However, this seems to be symptom of the education system as a whole, as what was mentioned above holds true for the other school systems I have seen.

    Advice to Management

    Improved training or support for substitutes would help to alleviate the problems outlined above. Any progress would help, as many subs find themselves winging lessons or doing nothing more than babysitting.


  2. Volatile Work Environment in I.T.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Building Technologist
    Former Employee - Building Technologist

    I worked at Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Some helpful people, decent pay after a few years.
    Insurance is good

    Cons

    Starting pay lower than the industry standard.
    Overwhelming number of responsibilities for a single person if you show that you have any higher technical skill
    Lack of communication from upper management
    No growth potential, or if you actually do have a chance, you are not trained for the expectations
    A high number of techs should not be in that position
    Unobtainable expectations that takes a long time to prove that it's not feasible
    Changing things for the better are usually met with a bombardment of complaints

    Advice to Management

    Be less Reactive and more Proactive
    Either train your low level techs more often to keep up with technology or replace them
    Hire more project leads and get proper training for the systems they are supposed to be managingss


  3. AT home Jobs

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Making my own schedule and still working consistently

    Cons

    Leads and having to call homes is very hard to reach people

    Advice to Management

    Try and get better data



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