Dallas Independent School District Reviews | Glassdoor

Dallas Independent School District Reviews

Updated December 7, 2018
497 reviews

Filter

Filter


3.0
StarStarStarStarStar
Rating TrendsRating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa
Michael Hinojosa
82 Ratings

Employee Reviews

Sort: PopularRatingDate

Pros
  • "My department chair (at district level) set up wonderful professional development opportunities for all of the music and art teachers" (in 12 reviews)

  • "You are making a difference in children's lives" (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • "Very siloed offices - often a lack of communication and coordination among offices" (in 9 reviews)

  • "No support for growing first-year teacher" (in 13 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "Staffing"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dallas Independent School District full-time

    Pros

    Great environment/team, challenging but rewarding

    Cons

    Constant change and antiquated systems


  2. "Part time teacher"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Dallas Independent School District part-time

    Pros

    Very meaningful and rewarding work experience.

    Cons

    Work assignment was pilot program.

  3. "On the edge"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dallas Independent School District full-time

    Pros

    Being proud of kids accomplishments. Vacations and holidays.

    Cons

    Be prepared to WORK! Paperwork and due dates one behind the other. Teaching is the easiest part.


  4. "Employees are bullied"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The ability to teach underprivileged students

    Cons

    Poor moral in the working environment

    Advice to Management

    Look at the progress of the teachers, and consider the work environment.


  5. "Teacher"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teacher
    Former Employee - Teacher

    I worked at Dallas Independent School District full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fellow Teachers were great. The district coaches were outstanding and truly motivated in seeing teacher development.

    Cons

    Trying to address admin request while meeting varying student needs.


  6. "Ok District"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Dallas Independent School District full-time

    Pros

    Great Pay
    Lots of job opportunities

    Cons

    Huge District
    Tough Administration at my school


  7. "Teacher Aide"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Dallas Independent School District full-time

    Pros

    Time off during holidays and summers off.

    Cons

    depends on school administrators and classroom duties

  8. "Does Not Take Care of Teachers"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher
    Current Employee - Teacher
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Dallas Independent School District full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Salary and Benefits are good too

    Cons

    Do not care about teachers mental and emotional and mental well being.


  9. "Teacher"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher
    Current Employee - Teacher
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Dallas Independent School District full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great time off. Decent pay

    Cons

    Administrators don’t handle discipline problems with students like they should. You end up spending a lot of your own money to have the supplies you need to teach your classes.

    Advice to Management

    Build up your teachers instead of always tearing them down.


  10. "Dallas ISD"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teacher Assistant in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Teacher Assistant in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dallas Independent School District (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great District, great benefits, responsive HR Department

    Cons

    Large District with a variety of schools, from great,to not so great.

    Advice to Management

    n/A