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Chicago Public Schools Overview

Chicago, IL
10000+ employees
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K-12 Education
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Chicago Public Schools is the third largest school district in the United States with more than 600 schools providing education to approximately 400,000 children. Our vision is that every student in every neighborhood will be engaged in a rigorous, well-rounded instructional ... Read more

Mission: Chicago Public Schools is looking for teachers, leaders, and non-instructional staff to transform the face of urban education. We are a team of passionate, committed, and talented professionals who believe that every CPS student will graduate prepared for success in college ... Read more

Chicago Public Schools Reviews

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Teacher in Chicago, IL
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chicago Public Schools full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    CTU, Pay, Hours, Professionalism and Casual Dress Code

    Cons

    Co-Workers constantly running to the principal for petty stuff that should be taken up with fellow co workers, too much gossiping, etc

    Advice to Management

    Keep it Classy

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Chicago Public Schools Interviews

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    Community Outreach Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Chicago Public Schools (Chicago, IL) in August 2014.

    Interview

    There was two admins and three other staff in the office when I got my interview. They took turn and ask questions respectfully related to the employment. The interview was about 30 mins long.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your strengths that are beneficial to the school?
      How do you handle stress?   1 Answer
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Chicago Public Schools Awards & Accolades

  • National Top 50 Green Companies, Green Power Partnership, 2012

Pledges & Certifications

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

First Job Programs

Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

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