New York City Department of Education

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It is a difficult experience.

Teacher (Current Employee) New York, NY

ProsYou can make a difference in many children's lives.

ConsIt is difficult to achieve a work and life balance if you truly care about these students. Most of the time, you need to spend money out of your own pocket to buy the things you need to maintain your classroom and teach.

Advice to Senior ManagementYou need to fund teachers more.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Laid back professional environment with potential to shine.

    Programmer Analyst (Former Employee) Brooklyn, NY

    I worked at New York City Department of Education


    Pros: The benefits and staff are pretty awesome. Cons: The salaries are not competitive. Advice to Senior Management: More competence and leadership characteristic. More
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    Teaching is charity work. Don't expect a better future for yourself, no matter how hard you work.

    High School Teacher (Former Employee) Brooklyn, NY

    I worked at New York City Department of Education


    Pros: Great job benefits such as medical/dental/optical insurance with a solid retirement plan. Reliable pay. Many days off that are PAID. Great for parents as you… Cons: The main reason I left this organization was the pay. After 6 years, and 2 college degrees, I made $60k a year before taxes. After… Advice to Senior Management: You don't offer the most important person in the building, the teacher, enough support. Meanwhile, your pencil pushers in the building are ready to "write… More
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