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Former Employee - Elementary Teacher in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Elementary Teacher in Chicago, IL

I worked at Chicago Public Schools full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

There is no greater joy than impacting the lives of those that need inspiration the most...

Cons

Constantly changing curricula makes the "administrative" part of the job difficult.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

In such a large system there isn't a good way to win....

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    I was shuffled, unsupported, and overworked!

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    Former Employee - Teacher in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Teacher in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Chicago Public Schools full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    I was paid a fair salary and had the support of the Chicago New Teacher Center.

    Cons

    My principal was a tyrant! He swore he was supporting me but simply berated me in front of families and children on a consistant basis.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    One notch above working at the DMV, seriously

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    Former Employee - Intern in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Intern in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Chicago Public Schools part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    strictly 9-5 job; don't work any faster than you need to.

    Cons

    Stale work environment, zero office culture, unless you consider a disdain for life or anything pleasant "culture", tinted dark windows, 8ft tall cubicles.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    start enjoy being alive again

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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