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Stressful work environment

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Bilingual Teacher in Austin, TX
Current Employee - Bilingual Teacher in Austin, TX

I have been working at Austin ISD full-time (More than 5 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Doesn't Recommend

Pros

steady paycheck, good insurance benefits

Cons

not enough time during the work day to do all the things that were expected us

Advice to Management

Focus on what is realistic for students cognitive abilities, as well as what is required from teachers based on the amount of work hours that are paid for.

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  1. Great place to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Austin ISD

    Pros

    Supportive central office, involved parents

    Cons

    Large city makes getting to meetings a challenge!


  2. Helpful (2)

    An OK place to be stuck with little chance of advancement

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technology in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Technology in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Austin ISD full-time (More than 5 years)

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    They have great time off policies - 2 paid weeks off for Christmas, a week for spring break, all the standard holidays off plus a week of sick, a week of personal leave and 2 weeks vacation.

    Cons

    The HR department is unwilling or unable to come up with a way to offer reasonable compensation. They use some archaic metric to determine what your starting salary is and then, with the exception of across the board pay increases, there is where you will forever remain. No realistic evaluation of skills upon hire. No merit increases. This results in high turnover in some departments, and little opportunity to attract qualified, quality replacements.

    Advice to Management

    Do some research out there and see what kind of money will need to be spent in order to attract and retain even mediocre employees (You aren't even in the low end of the ballpark). Elsewise the turnover will remain high, and the available candidate pool will remain very small.


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