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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great but hard

    Sep 23, 2021 - ESL Teacher in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Very understanding leadership and a culturally inclusive work environment.

    Cons

    The hours are long and prep time is very limited

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great development

    Sep 7, 2021 - Physical Education Teacher in Providence, RI
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Constant development, staff and students are great to work with, I enjoy going into work and feel welcome in any room or discussion

    Cons

    Long hours, constant development is a lot at times

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  3. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Good People, Okay Schools

    Oct 22, 2021 - Master Teacher in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    -12 weeks paid maternity leave -Health insurance -6 weeks off for summer

    Cons

    -Very long hours with early start time (before 7:30 am) -Our schools haven't made much improvement over the decade I have worked here -School micromanage teacher (for example, we have to clock in and if you are 1 minute passed the clock in time you are late no exceptions)

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Pleasant Experience

    Aug 14, 2021 - Special Education Teacher in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good pay, very accepting and exclusive staff. Definitely strive for excellence and hold employees to a high standard. Room for growth and leadership roles.

    Cons

    Long hours, must answer phone until 8pm each night. Administration is tough. Not a lot of room for individuality. Short summers.

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  5. 4.0
    Former Intern, less than 1 year

    Great Company

    Jul 28, 2021 - IT Help Desk Technician in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Helpful team, leadership and training were nice. Program was great for intro into tech. Would need a car to travel to all of the sites.

    Cons

    Travel and long hours. The workload is a lot in such a short amount of time. They should improve the tech to remove burden of tedious tasks.

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good school to work for

    Aug 5, 2021 - English Teacher 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Diverse work environment. Lots of room for growth. Administration support future path as long as you express interest

    Cons

    Their are long work hours which at times can be overwhelming. The work life balance is encouraged but hard to maintain

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Great organization to grow within.

    Sep 10, 2021 - Teacher 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Growth in your teaching career.

    Cons

    Long work hours in a day.

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  8. 2.0
    Current Employee

    :-/

    Sep 26, 2021 - Teacher in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    The children will surprise you in such a beautiful way.

    Cons

    Long hours, unrealistic expectations on values in life, unsustainable work life balance,

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  9. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Highly stressful

    Sep 22, 2021 - Office Coordinator in New Haven, CT
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Unfortunately, no pros to provide.

    Cons

    Long hours, lack of growth opportunities, poor leadership, low end of the pay scale, and highly stressful.

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  10. 2.0
    Former Employee

    Long hours, poor unprofessional management

    Aug 12, 2021 - Executive Assistant 
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    Pros

    The pay was somewhat good for an individual who recently graduated; holidays/time off are also a plus.

    Cons

    The hours are long and tireless; leadership is more concerned about data versus the wellbeing of students.

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