Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
2.8 of 5 81 reviews
www.cms.k12.nc.us Charlotte, NC 5000+ Employees

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Reviews

Updated Jul 10, 2014

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2.8 81 reviews

                             

73% Approve of the CEO

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Heath Morrison

Heath Morrison

(22 ratings)

43% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "You can make a difference in your student's lives"
    in 3 reviews
  • "You get a chance to come in contact with some great people"
    in 4 reviews
Cons:
  • "Low pay, challenging students, pressure for high test scores"
    in 5 reviews
  • "They do not give you any recognition or any type of incentive for higher learning although its a school system"
    in 3 reviews
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    Teacher (Current Employee)
    Charlotte, NC

    ProsGreat people! Working with children!

    ConsNo flexability with hours! Not growing fast enough in terms of salary!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good Experience - Left the school System to care for ailing mother.

    Teacher Assistant (Former Employee)
    Charlotte, NC

    ProsTo be able to share my knowledge with and hope I made a positive impact of the lives of the students.

    ConsWished I could have devoted more time to each student.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHard working and dedicated teachers and they should be making much more than they are making.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Executive Director (Former Employee)
    Charlotte, NC

    ProsSome days it was good. Overall I never got a chance to advance

    Consgood boy system. Friends hire friends. Its who you know.

    Advice to Senior ManagementStop over looking experience

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    It is a great way to grow and learn new things..

    Teacher Assistant (Current Employee)

    ProsBeing able to work with children who are wiling to learn new things with an open mind.

    ConsParents not involve with PTA.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Teacher (Current Employee)

    ProsOpportunity to work with kids
    Opportunity to be creative

    ConsPaper work..forms and forms
    Lots of after school meetings

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    I have had a basically good experience at CMS.

    Teacher Assistant (Current Employee)
    Charlotte, NC

    ProsVery well organized and efficiently run, knowledgeable staff, lots of outside activities for staff, high level of comraderie.

    ConsNot enough opportunities for advancement in my field.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    It has been very rewarding.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Charlotte, NC

    ProsI have been able to further my education

    ConsThe pay scale is not the best

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Teacher (Current Employee)
    Charlotte, NC

    ProsGiving Back To The Community

    ConsUnder Paid For All The Responsibilities

    Advice to Senior ManagementGive Teachers Pay Raises

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Rewarding, Fair to Enjoy, Enjoy connecting to the children's.

    Cafeteria Worker (Current Employee)
    Charlotte, NC

    Pros1. Near location to home
    2. Working in surrounding school good.
    3. Good location to area Mall/Outlet
    4. The hours of work is great

    Cons1. The pay isn't great.
    2. Need better updated equipment to perform your work assignment.
    3. Need perks for your longevity employees.

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    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great urban school district!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThere were many talented leaders who were genuinely committed to students. The community seemed to be very engaged and concerned about education.

    ConsThe turnover was fairly high.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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