The Menta Group

  www.menta.com
  www.menta.com
There are newer employer reviews for The Menta Group

 

Social Worker/Counselor

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at The Menta Group full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

Great experience working with LD/BD students.

Cons

Staff is over worked and under appreciated. Morale among staff is low due to lack of any kind of staff recognition for working hard. Management does not train new staff.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Appreciate the staff you have that work hard for the well being of the students. Train staff in the beginning rather than be demoralizing after the fact.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

9 Other Employee Reviews for The Menta Group (View Most Recent)

Sort: Rating Date
  1.  

    Unprofessional School

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Special Education Teacher
    Former Employee - Special Education Teacher

    I worked at The Menta Group full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    You can make a difference to underpriviledged children and help teach them new coping skills.

    Cons

    Micro managed badly. Teachers are overworked and held to double standards than to other employees. There aren't break periods. Staff expected to work straight through the day with no break and have to eat lunch with class. Preferred staff get more leeway on issues. Administration is often not qualified or competant.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't micromanage your staff and expect the company to run better. You can start by following Illinois labor codes and hiring qualified staff. Give better benefits and pay, and better communicaton of expectations. Treat staff better. Care about what they teach. You seem more concerned with your staff behaviors than those of your students.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good to get experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Paraprofessional in Joliet, IL
    Current Employee - Paraprofessional in Joliet, IL

    I have been working at The Menta Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    -Working with LD/BD kids
    -Hands on approach
    -Admin laid back

    Cons

    -Admin too laid back, usually delegates tasks to people who are underqualified in order to just brush off tasks which leads to "too many cheifs and not enough indians environment"
    -pay is half of what other teachers and paraprofessionals get in other schools.
    -No staff appreciation or recognition no matter what the tasks completed
    -expectations and workload is high but pay and morale is low

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recognize and advance employees who actually do the work.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
There are newer employer reviews for The Menta Group

Work at The Menta Group? Share Your Experiences

The Menta Group

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.