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Not the best company for Entry/Mid Level

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at K12 as a contractor for less than a year

Pros

Great staff and flexible hours

Cons

Lack of communication, absolutely no work for a junior, completely unorganized!!!!!

Doesn't Recommend
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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    K12 teacher

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    Current Employee - Teacher
    Current Employee - Teacher

    I have been working at K12 full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    a job with pay ($40,000ish)

    Cons

    You are being treated as dirt due to a lack of teacher unions. I have about 300 students and I am supposed to help all of them pass my class. More than half of my job is not about teaching, but about how to trick the state to give K12 more money, so the CEOs will get more pay. It never trickled down to employees who are doing the dirty work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat teachers with respect. Don't give us non-teaching tasks. Give us some benefit that normal companies would give. Improve health insurance. Give us tuition reimbursement. Basically, take some money from the company's benefit and let employees have some.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Lots of room to grow

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager
    Former Employee - Operations Manager

    I worked at K12 full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    General atmosphere is that of a school with emphasis on mutual encouragement and acceptance of individual talents as well as qwirks.

    Cons

    Too many systems built by too many competing internal interests who are techies and not really familiar with how an online school operaties. Acquired schools take a back seat to legacy schools in the K12 family with regard to allocation of resources reducing the quality of the acquired brands.Too soon to tell if the long range strategies will ultimately be successful.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make the trip toward enterprise standardization more quickly; one possible reason for lagging enrollment numbers suggest growing pains are increasingly intolerable to our customer families.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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