New York City Department of Education
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schools.nyc.gov New York, NY 5000+ Employees

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Teacher (Current Employee)
New York, NY

ProsGood Union, usually supportive administrators. Great kids, even the tough ones.

ConsTeacher are blamed for...well...everything. Tougher schools will have tougher working conditions. However, once you get to know the kids life becomes much easier.

Advice to Senior ManagementMore professional development from professional development presenters.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Teaching Assistant (Former Employee)
    New York, NY

    I worked at New York City Department of Education as an intern for more than a year


    Pros: Working as a TA at the specialized High School Institute was a… Cons: Depending on which teacher or class you are assigned to,… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Good degree of autonomy for teachers, but the inefficiencies of the system are frustrating.

    Special Education Teacher (Former Employee)
    Bronx, NY

    I worked at New York City Department of Education full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Pay is good in the first few years. Compared to charter schools, you have a pretty high degree of autonomy… Cons: The DOE is poorly managed at the upper levels. Getting anything done through HR is extremely frustrating. Many schools tend to be driven by standardized… Advice to Senior Management: The DOE desperately needs to modernize its data systems (SESIS, EIS, ARIS, etc.) to make them useful for teachers. Pretty much every single person I've… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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