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Great job, but need to be respected.

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Current Employee - Administrative Assistant  in  Kent, WA
Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Kent, WA

I have been working at Kent School District full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Stable, good benefits! Great co-workers

Cons

Low pay
Lack of respect for clerical staff.
Too top heavy.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Respect and value all employees.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook

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    Great school district with a desire to have every child succeed

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    Current Employee - Paraeducator  in  Kent, WA
    Current Employee - Paraeducator in Kent, WA

    I have been working at Kent School District part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    They work hard at trying to have every child succeed.

    Cons

    The district requires too strict guidelines of following set curriculum. It doesn't allow for teachers to share in areas of their strengths. Too much testing. Too much paperwork. Not enough time to teach.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look at the successful schools and principals in your own district and learn from what they are doing. Encourage sharing of ideas of these successful schools with failing schools. Require principals to visit those successful schools. Encourage sharing of school developed curriculum and methods of delivery that work with other schools.

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    special ed teachers

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    Current Employee - Special Education Teacher  in  Kent, WA
    Current Employee - Special Education Teacher in Kent, WA

    I have been working at Kent School District full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Stipend for IEPs, district is paying 1.9% that state cut. Mostly conscientious staff in buildings. Work is important.

    Cons

    Long hours (12+0) per day. Typical communication problems between staff and admin.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Poor people skills in Sped upper level Admin, has been hurtful to teachers. Has created a hostile working environment and destroyed trust. Talk is cheap. You say teachers are valued and respected, but actions do not match words.

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    Positive Outlook
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