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Austin ISD Reviews

Updated February 21, 2017
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Austin ISD Interim Superintendent Paul Cruz
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  • Low pay, state of public education on the whole (in 7 reviews)

  • Cost of living has exponentially increased in past decade while salaries have remained stagnant (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great school district!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Austin ISD full-time

    Pros

    A great place to work with great colleagues!

    Cons

    The salary is not competitive.

    Advice to Management

    Thanks!


  2. "Retired Special Ed. Teacher"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Austin ISD full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, good team work on campus, challenging work, rate of pay

    Cons

    State testing, educational politics, class sizes,


  3. "AISD"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Austin ISD full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Love to education children, job security, good resources, amazing co-workers, breaks off (summer and holiday)

    Cons

    Little support from administration, standardized testing, pay for non-teachers, lacks discipline


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Community Engagement"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Community Engagement Specialist in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Community Engagement Specialist in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Austin ISD full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The joy of helping the community while working for the school was very fulfilling at the time.

    Cons

    I loved working for Austinisd.

    Advice to Management

    None


  6. "ISD"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Austin ISD part-time

    Pros

    Good Pay, starting salary 13 per hour

    Cons

    You don't have work in the 2 month of vacation


  7. "Dual Language Teacher"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Dual Language Teacher in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Dual Language Teacher in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Austin ISD full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of resources, bigger campuses offered good support

    Cons

    It can sometimes feel like you're a little fish in a big pond. The district has great resources but it takes a lot of leg work to find them.


  8. "Being a teacher..."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Austin ISD full-time

    Pros

    The students, summers off, winter break.

    Cons

    State standards and standardized testing


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher's Assistant in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Teacher's Assistant in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Austin ISD full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    PTO Is the best. 2 weeks at Christmas, a week at Spring break. 3days at Thanksgiving. Starting minimum wage of 13/hr. Great opportunity for advancement.

    Cons

    Upper leadership is clueless of what is going on with employees. Never sees the writing on the wall.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees. When you purchase software, include the people who actually use it.


  10. "no comment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    no comment at this time

    Cons

    not enough pay to justify living in a city with rising living expenses; no bonuses; super long hours (i still work though the summer); and ... more.

    Advice to Management

    Increase our salaries, please.


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Teacher"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - ESL PK Teacher in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - ESL PK Teacher in Austin, TX
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Austin ISD full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits such as vacation time and health

    Cons

    Lack of career growth and limited income.

    Advice to Management

    Give more positive feedback



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