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Charleston County School District Reviews

Updated April 20, 2017
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "The experience at CCSD was very enlightening."

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    Former Employee - Educator in North Charleston, SC
    Former Employee - Educator in North Charleston, SC
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Charleston County School District full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The best reason to work for CCSD is the promotion of technology in the workforce.

    Cons

    The downside of working for CCSD was the lack of diversity in the workforce.

    Advice to Management

    Management should consider rehiring former educators that want to return to the workforce.


  2. "I was a 9 year employee at CCSD as a teacher"

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    Former Employee - Classroom Teacher in North Charleston, SC
    Former Employee - Classroom Teacher in North Charleston, SC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Charleston County School District full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    I had the privilege to work at Charleston County School of the Arts in North Charleston.

    Cons

    There are no cons from my point of view. This was the best school I had ever worked at and that made it the best place to finish my teaching profession.

    Advice to Management

    Always continue to improve honest communications with students and parents.


  3. "Challenging"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Work without boss peeking over your shoulders every minute.

    Cons

    Work site and location are located in a very isolated area. Meaning you've got to travel 30+ minutes for groceries.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "This company is a good starting job. You start with a high pay rate compared to other first jobs and the work is fun."

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    Current Employee - Kaleidoscope Counselor in Charleston, SC
    Current Employee - Kaleidoscope Counselor in Charleston, SC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Charleston County School District part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    2-6pm in most schools in the CCSD School District, full time during the summer
    Learn about whether you want to teach or not
    Benefits
    Paid Training
    Volunteer options
    Field trips- paid

    Cons

    During summers sometimes they combine with other schools = new children

    Advice to Management

    Help the schools learn about the programs and take ownership in their good programs and help the programs to get better and succeed.


  6. "Teacher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in McClellanville, SC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in McClellanville, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    They really care about their teachers.

    Cons

    None at all It an excellent place to work.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  7. "Best Job EVER!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Love this job so much as a custodian. Love the benefits!

    Cons

    There are NO cons. This job is the best in the world.

    Advice to Management

    They are the best managers of ANY school district.


  8. "sub"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    great pay
    working with students
    going to different schools

    Cons

    off for the summer
    no benefits


  9. "Substitute Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher in Charleston, SC
    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher in Charleston, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Charleston County School District part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Maintain classroom management, build relationships and manage esteem and work with educators to support the growth, learning and knowledge of students and their families.

    Cons

    Beware of the pitfalls of learning and always support administration in everything you do as an educator. Be flexiable and reliable at all times. For the sake of student and teacher relationship building

    Advice to Management

    Self control, voice communication and equipping one self to success at all cost is good management for students, teachers, faculty and administration.


  10. "10 Years"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Charleston County School District full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I have been with the Charleston County School District for 10 years and have enjoyed meeting many different people who all have a vision to be the best we can be for the kids, so they can be the best they can be!

    Cons

    As with any school district and employer, there are challenges.


  11. "Perfect job for a working mom."

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    Current Employee - Teacher Assistant
    Current Employee - Teacher Assistant
    Recommends

    Pros

    summers off, paid year-round, the kids are a joy to be around, a working environment conducive to being creative and respected.

    Cons

    low pay, left in the dark about basic information going on in the work place,



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