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Updated Feb 11, 2020

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3.2
55%
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30%
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DeKalb County School District Superintendent Stephen Green
Stephen Green
36 Ratings
  1. "Classroom Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at DeKalb County School District full-time

    Pros

    Many schools in many areas to work for

    Cons

    Teachers often have to buy their own supplies

    DeKalb County School District2019-01-11
  2. "Bus monitor"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Bus Monitor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DeKalb County School District part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great hours, good pay, off on holidays and weekends

    Cons

    Critical days, can have bad children

    DeKalb County School District2019-01-08
  3. "Elementary Teacher"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Former Employee - Teacher 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at DeKalb County School District full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great compensation and benefits, Yearly bonus

    Cons

    There are not many resources for teachers depending on the school. The requirements of teachers are not consistent, instructional requirement changes too frequent that there is not a way to really be able to gauge if your instruction is truly working due to the number of changes.

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    DeKalb County School District2019-01-18
  4. "Bookkeeper II"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bookkeeper II 

    I have been working at DeKalb County School District full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Love working with my principal and staff

    Cons

    I've worked in other districts as a bookkeeper, Dekalbs pay scale for bookkeepers is low with much more duties to complete. No overtime is approved.

    DeKalb County School District2019-01-09
  5. "teachers are given the opportunity to teach without oversight"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher in Tucker, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DeKalb County School District full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    It is a great positive work environment.

    Cons

    The school start time is 7:5

    DeKalb County School District2018-12-03
  6. "Teacher"

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    Former Employee - Teacher in Lithonia, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DeKalb County School District full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Unfortunately, I am unable to think of any.

    Cons

    Everything - Misaligned organizational processes ie. notorious for last minute timelines, unaccounted for monies, club funds from fundraisers disappearing over the summer months, a hush-hush turn a blind eye culture, the selling of merchandise to students with no accounting for profits (over-priced school stores that are shut down during visits), poor teacher support network, outdated equipment, poorly maintained buildings, material and paper embargos, broken equipment - copiers, fax machines..., unprofessional staff, too many meetings on irrelevant topics, the most poorly run system ever experienced except Atlanta in the 1990's.

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    DeKalb County School District2018-12-14
  7. "Pt Custodian"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Custodian in Decatur, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DeKalb County School District part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great hours, good pay, and very flexible

    Cons

    No benefits as a part time employee

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    DeKalb County School District2018-11-04
  8. "Head Custodian"

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    Current Employee - Head Custodian in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DeKalb County School District full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The benefits and hours

    Cons

    Everyone doesn't works the same.

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    DeKalb County School District2018-11-12
  9. "Teacher"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DeKalb County School District full-time

    Pros

    Get to help and mentor.

    Cons

    Typical school system problems.

    DeKalb County School District2018-10-27
  10. "teacher"

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    Teacher 

    I have been working at DeKalb County School District

    Pros

    promote within, work environment, academic support

    Cons

    county office needs work. Many times there is no response to email and phone calls

    DeKalb County School District2018-10-22

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