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Current Employee - Principal in Fairfax, VA
Current Employee - Principal in Fairfax, VA

I have been working at Fairfax County Public Schools as a contractor (more than 3 years)

Pros

Large school division
Many opportunities for professional growth

Cons

changing dynamics under new superintendent

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

106 Other Employee Reviews for Fairfax County Public Schools (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    I did enjoy teaching the kids at school.

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    Former Employee - Substitute Teacher in Alexandria, VA
    Former Employee - Substitute Teacher in Alexandria, VA

    I worked at Fairfax County Public Schools as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Working with the staff was enjoyable and we shared lot of funs at work.

    Cons

    interaction with the students in class varies but it was a challenged based on the behaviors.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I always try my best to be in full control of my classes in order for the students to respect me and do their school work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    A great school district

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    Former Employee - Elementary Teacher in McLean, VA
    Former Employee - Elementary Teacher in McLean, VA

    I worked at Fairfax County Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    AMAZING Benefits
    Competitive salary
    Supportive staff/colleagues (for the most part)
    Lots of support
    Great resources
    Lots of opportunity
    Loyal to staff

    Cons

    Very testing focused
    Your happiness depends a lot on the school you're at
    Sometimes parents have too much power
    WAY too much paperwork and training

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reduce paperwork and tedious tasks, Teachers will appreciate it and have more time for things that really matter.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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