I worked at Newport Mesa USD part-time
Great management and employees. Very positive environment. Flexible schedule which is great for a stay-at-home mom who wants something to do for a few hours a day. I loved being able to work and when my shift was finished I could leave and not think about any conflict or drama that I've experienced in past employments. The pay is a lot better than minimum wage too!
Occassionally you would be called to a school and some co-workers may not always speak to you or you would be given the job of doing dishes your whole shift. But the good definitely out weighted the bad.
Advice to Management
Give your subs an opportunity for permanent employment before hiring outside. Long term sub who was consistently rated at the top for permanent placement by management and supervisors was continuously passed over for placement. It's sorta cruel and stings to call the subs to be sure they apply for an opening, interview, score at the top but then they take a newbie or a new hire from outside and give them the job. Perhaps HR hiring practices should be reviewed.
I interviewed at Newport Mesa USD (Costa Mesa, CA) in September 2009.
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