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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Reviews

Updated Aug 6, 2019

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools CEO Heath Morrison
Heath Morrison
111 Ratings
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  • "Low pay, state determines raises for employees(in 24 reviews)

  • "It is hard to get into the school system(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Enjoyed My Time"

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    Former Employee - Teacher 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Lot of support, good leaders

    Cons

    Too many trainings, not enough planning time

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools2019-08-01
  2. "CMS"

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    Current Employee - Teacher 

    I have been working at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools full-time

    Pros

    Good supplement, higher than surrounding counties

    Cons

    Lack of help and support in the classroom Lack of communication

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools2019-08-06
  3. "Who you know"

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    Former Employee - Special Education Teacher 
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Job stability. Hard to get fired.

    Cons

    Lots of cliques. It’s who you know that gets you promoted.

    Advice to Management

    Do better.

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools2019-07-31
  4. "High School Teacher"

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    Current Employee - High School English Teacher 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools full-time

    Pros

    Medical, team effort, admin is strong,

    Cons

    Underpaid, work hard, traffic is difficult

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools2019-07-15
  5. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Teacher 

    I have been working at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools full-time

    Pros

    Progressive school system to work for.

    Cons

    No true way of upward mobility.

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools2019-07-12
  6. "Look Elsewhere"

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    Former Employee - Teacher 

    I worked at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Best pay in the area for public schools.

    Cons

    Poor leadership, mistreatment of staff, very political.

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools2019-07-17
  7. "CMS is to big"

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    Current Employee - Education 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I enjoyed working with the youth.

    Cons

    Racism and obvious opportunity gaps are not being addressed. The leadership at school is lacking.

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools2019-07-12
  8. "Job security & higher pay"

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    Current Employee - Behavior Technician 

    I have been working at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools full-time

    Pros

    Change the lives of children

    Cons

    The pay doesn’t allow you to get ahead and stay on top of bills.

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools2019-07-11
  9. "A great experience"

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    Current Employee - Teacher 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lots of support for new teachers, great team, reasonable pay, good hours

    Cons

    Need more training or professional development for all teachers.

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools2019-06-19
  10. "My Thoughts"

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    Current Employee - After School Program Coordinator 

    I have been working at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools full-time

    Pros

    Very diversified workplace convenient hours.

    Cons

    Limited room for job growth, limited to 35 hrs per week.

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools2019-06-18
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