Seattle Public Schools
2.7 of 5 22 reviews
www.seattleschools.org Seattle, WA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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a place of much potential for helping mold our future citizens

School Nurse (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA

Proslarge, culturally diverse school district, staff/people who care about students and work hard for them. a district nurses association for continuing education and morale support

Conshighly political, an unsupportive supervisor, lack of resources in our dept, individual schools expected same level of output on decreasing time paid for me in building

Advice to Senior Managementneed to understand how public health affects a student's ability to learn. be more supportive of school nurses in resources, funding and hours.(IE a pay scale tied to medical experience not educational experience) understand and acknowledge differences in medical legal contraints on practitioners in a school district vs a hospital setting. value our judgement not our tasks

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Under-resourced to the extreme, but no one will admit it.

    Senior Assistant General Counsel (Former Employee)
    Seattle, WA

    I worked at Seattle Public Schools full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Great cause, interesting issues, good people. Cons: Under-resourced. Too much work and not enough time or resources to do it. Intense,… Advice to Senior Management: Stand up to community demands more often (when they are… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Welcome to the Gulag

    Teacher (Former Employee)
    Seattle, WA

    I worked at Seattle Public Schools full-time


    Pros: If you have a liberal arts degree, this is probably the highest paying job you'll ever have. After working 55 hours a week for 36… Cons: Bureaucracy. Bureaucracy. Bureaucracy. HR has auto respond emails for two months stating they are too busy to respond via email or by phone. Teacher evaluation… Advice to Senior Management: Quit No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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