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Former Employee - Science Teacher in Los Angeles, CA
Former Employee - Science Teacher in Los Angeles, CA

I worked at Los Angeles USD full-time (More than 8 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Dedicated, hard-working teachers and great colleagues. Good role models (some) to look up to as a new teacher.

Cons

Incompetent, unsupportive, constantly overturning administration Unruly students - have to fight to teach Every experience is different, since every school is different, but my experience was less than stellar. Makes me question if I will ever teach in the United States again - right now I am on an international assignment in El Salvador.

Advice to Management

Your incompetency, irresponsibility, and lack of how to create a supportive or enjoyable work environment will never cease to amaze me. Try investing in people, supporting new teachers, and recruiting volunteers for all the things you are either too busy or too lazy to do.

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  1. Tough time for new teachers

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    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Los Angeles USD part-time (More than 5 years)

    Disapproves of CEO
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Large company and higher pay than other school districts. Great access to professional development opportunities, if you know where to look. Lots of amazing educational professionals.

    Cons

    Large company and the bureaucracy is mind numbing. Educators are subject to furlough days and pay cuts while expected to raise test scores and improve student achievement. The math just doesn't add up.


  2. unorganized but getting better

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    Former Employee - Educator in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Educator in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Los Angeles USD full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    the experience i had there at a low performing school wasnt the best administration or parent participation wise, but it did prepare me for a great career in education.

    Cons

    the cons are as followed: the culture of the union, the culture of the administration, the culture of a community not benefited by the aforementioned.


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