Worcester Public Schools

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Former Employee - Teacher in Worcester, MA
Former Employee - Teacher in Worcester, MA

I worked at Worcester Public Schools full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Decent salary structure, good benefits, state teacher pension plan, most teachers are good to excellent

Cons

Challenging work environment, stress, political career ladder, administration more concerned with positive PR over anything else

Advice to ManagementAdvice

More true collaborative decision making with professional employees instead of top down edicts

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    Challenging work for a worthy cause.

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    Former Employee - School Adjustment Counselor in Worcester, MA
    Former Employee - School Adjustment Counselor in Worcester, MA

    I worked at Worcester Public Schools full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Family like atmosphere amongst coworkers. Counseling and educating young children are the best parts of the work day. As an educator and you have the opportunity to use your skills and talents to inspire children to want to learn themselves is a wonderful gift.

    Cons

    When the money pot dries and time is spent cutting programs or using valuable time and resources to obtain grants to maintain results proven programs.

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    I would like to return and work here again.

    Recommends
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    The nepotism within the school system is causing people who deserve the job to not get it.

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    Former Employee - Teacher in Worcester, MA
    Former Employee - Teacher in Worcester, MA

    I worked at Worcester Public Schools full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Teaching within Worcester is challenging but the students make it all worth it.

    Cons

    Administrations abuse of power and use of nepotism is not helpful for someone who works hard but won't use who they know to get ahead.

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    Hire people that earn the job not know the right person.

    Doesn't Recommend
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