Sioux Falls School District No 49-5 Reviews

Updated March 6, 2015
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  1. I have been working for the Sioux Falls school district as a child nutrition worker for 1 year.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sioux Falls School District No 49-5

    Pros

    Good pay, talking to friends

    Cons

    I have none at this time

  2. You have a chance to work with many students from all over the world.

    Current Employee - ELL Teacher in Sioux Falls, SD
    Current Employee - ELL Teacher in Sioux Falls, SD

    I have been working at Sioux Falls School District No 49-5

    Pros

    Very good if you enjoy working with driverse cultures.

    Cons

    Challenging to have so many levels of language profiiciency in one group.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
  3. Greater interest in looking good for TV than in what is best for the children and the employees.

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    Former Employee - Teacher in Sioux Falls, SD
    Former Employee - Teacher in Sioux Falls, SD

    I worked at Sioux Falls School District No 49-5 full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Hardworking teachers, custodial staff, and office staff in all buildings.

    Cons

    Low pay, poor management, lack of communication between management and employees, poor fiscal responsibility, extremely large class sizes.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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  5. EA

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    Current Employee - Education Assistant in Sioux Falls, SD
    Current Employee - Education Assistant in Sioux Falls, SD

    I have been working at Sioux Falls School District No 49-5 part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, lots of time off (without pay) work in a pleasant environment with good people

    Cons

    Low pay, sometimes working with so many children is tough, teachers can have little understanding of others.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay increase!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6. Teachers are expected to donate much of their personal time to fulfill daily responsibilities.

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    Former Employee - ESL Teacher in Sioux Falls, SD
    Former Employee - ESL Teacher in Sioux Falls, SD

    I worked at Sioux Falls School District No 49-5 full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Health benefits are better than similar jobs at private agencies.

    Cons

    Salary is far from competitive nationwide.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look for ways to adequately compensate teachers for their efforts that are over and above.

    Doesn't Recommend

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