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Arlington Public Schools Reviews

Updated July 24, 2017
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Pros
  • Working to the school system is a very secure job (in 5 reviews)

  • Small school system, good pay, fair planning time, great support for teachers (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Hard to get a full time position due to the number of people interested working for the system (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "10 + years"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Arlington Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    Schedule was convenient for family hours.
    Helped with continuing my higher education,
    Community Based.

    Cons

    Not many or at all.


  2. "Substitute teacher"

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    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher in Arlington, VA
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Arlington Public Schools part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    very flexible hours, can work half days or full

    Cons

    the only con is the pay is about 15/hr

  3. "Therapist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Arlington Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    Great team of professionals
    Kind School Culture

    Cons

    High Caseload
    Over crowded schools
    Multiple work sites

    Advice to Management

    Increase Staffing


  4. "Spanish Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Spanish Teacher in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Spanish Teacher in Arlington, VA
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    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent place to work in order to growth professionally and great team work crew !

    Cons

    There are nothing wrong to say about this institution.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the great work and interested to train future leaders!


  5. "Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Teacher in Arlington, VA
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    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arlington Public Schools full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Many great resources- Teacher Professional Development, Technology Initiatives, support in classroom, small classroom sizes

    Cons

    There have been years of pay freezes. There are teachers who came in after me, but with the same experience, who make more money.


  6. "Assistant teacher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Arlington Public Schools full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work

    Cons

    Pay minimum. Stay for meetings after school

    Advice to Management

    No advice


  7. "Special Ed"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Arlington Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and high expectations

    Cons

    Being a first year teacher is stressful but the school is supportive

  8. "A reasonably good environment to work at"

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    Current Employee - Transportation Call Center in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Transportation Call Center in Arlington, VA
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Arlington Public Schools part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Helping families in the community with whatever transportation problems they may have. Providing excellent information and guidance to every call the comes in.

    Cons

    Listening to complaints about our drivers. We want everyone to be satisfied with us and it does not feel good when we fail to do so.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to what your employees have to say


  9. "Great place to be!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Arlington Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    Working to the school system is a very secure job.

    Cons

    You will have work overload at times.


  10. "teacher"

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    Former Employee - Teacher in Arlington, VA
    Former Employee - Teacher in Arlington, VA

    Pros

    Very professional and smart staff at all levels; most administrators have many years of experience; the schools are well appointed and well supplied ... many amenities

    Cons

    None, really; anything I ever complained about was minor and the administration always did its best to address the problem or fix it

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the fine support for teachers ... thanks for not strapping us with so much extra conferencing and training, esp since most of us are well seasoned


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