Success Academy Charter Schools

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Energetic and mission driven -- great people!

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Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
Current Employee - Director in New York, NY

I have been working at Success Academy Charter Schools full-time (Less than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

I am so impressed with my colleagues -- a very smart, caring group of professionals fully committed to ensuring that our scholars have the best possible education. You can feel the energy and sense of mission when you walk through the door. The pace is fast and expectations are high which I appreciate. My hard work is recognized and I have a very supportive leadership team. The culture is one of continuous improvement so I have found people very open to feedback and working together to keep making things better.

Cons

Success Academy is a relatively new, fast-growing organization so it is important to be flexible as the organization continues to develop and change.

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  1. High performing public charter school system that demands excellence in teaching

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    Current Employee - Science Teacher in Bronx, NY
    Current Employee - Science Teacher in Bronx, NY

    I have been working at Success Academy Charter Schools full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    * All classrooms supplied with high quality teaching materials: Smart Boards, MAC technology, all teachers receive a MacBook Pro to design and implement technology for all lessons
    *All teachers supported by a well trained and dedicated leadership staff and operations team
    *In house curriculum designed at the highest level with clarity and alignment with NYS Standards
    *Vast opportunities to grow teaching practice with weekly professional development and supporting instructional staff
    Since teaching for the past 13 years in high needs urban areas, my past 3 years at SCN has been extremely rewarding because of the levels of excellence our scholars achieve in mastering math, reading, writing, and science above grade level

    Cons

    *extended work hours- the average teaching day starts at 7 AM and runs past 5 PM, most teachers work 10-12 hours per day
    *teachers are rated by performance frequently throughout the school year and is very competitive
    *feedback from leadership team must be implemented immediately

    Advice to Management

    *Allow more free time to use feedback an implement it correctly

  2. Good first job

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Success Academy Charter Schools

    Pros

    Good pay, good people, good learning experience

    Cons

    Long days, bizarre organization style

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