Los Angeles USD Reviews

Updated June 30, 2015
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Los Angeles USD Superintendent John Deasy
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Pros
  • Great place to work, great benefits (in 9 reviews)

  • Working with children, day ends at 3pm (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • The budget cuts and beauracracy is difficult to deal with (in 8 reviews)

  • beaurocracy, micro manager, no room to go up (in 5 reviews)

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  1. Good beginning job

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Los Angeles USD part-time

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good experience if you want to have a career in working with children

    Cons

    You have to be enrolled in school, pay


  2. Their System works exactly how it is supposed to

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - High School Teacher
    Former Employee - High School Teacher

    I worked at Los Angeles USD

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    There is a strong union, and procedures are generally clear.

    Cons

    I was at a school that lost it's entire math department because of antiquated hiring practices that do not put the children first.


  3. instrutor

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Instructor in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Instructor in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Los Angeles USD part-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    It is one of the highest paying employer as per hour wage. They are currently.

    Cons

    They are currently going through a great deal of changes. There laying off many people at the present time.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the board


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  5. Tutor

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Los Angeles USD

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

    Pros

    Flexibility in time as a tutor

    Cons

    Minimum pay compared to other districts


  6. Teacher Assistant

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Los Angeles USD

    Disapproves of CEO
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great learning experience if you are interested in teaching.

    Cons

    It can take the district up to 6 months to process paperwork in order to begin working.


  7. Behavior Support Team

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Los Angeles USD full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Love working on this team. We are a supportive group working collaboratively for schools throughout the district.

    Cons

    We could use more people on the teams.


  8. Community Representative

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Community Representative/PSA Aide in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Community Representative/PSA Aide in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Los Angeles USD part-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I love the people I work with.

    Cons

    I don't have enough hours.


  9. Good pay, not enough hours

    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Los Angeles USD part-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Supervise children, simple work
    Friendly staff
    Areas all over LA

    Cons

    Not enough works hours.
    You only get paid once a month.
    no chance for advancement.

    Advice to Management

    Staff need to learn how to communicate with each other effectively so there won't be any misunderstandings and everything direct.


  10. MS Math Teacher

    Former Employee - Teacher in Pacoima, CA
    Former Employee - Teacher in Pacoima, CA

    I worked at Los Angeles USD full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Stable Job, predictable hours, never a dull moment on staff

    Cons

    Predictable under paid salary. Curriculum was behind the times and not appropriate for my students


  11. Awesome Staff

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Head Soccer Coach in Ventura, CA
    Current Employee - Head Soccer Coach in Ventura, CA

    I have been working at Los Angeles USD part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The interaction with young individuals that are ready to learn and apply new fundamentals to the sport.

    Cons

    The sun beaming at your body.

    Advice to Management

    Being able to contact parents and manage paper work more effectively.



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