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"Substitute Happiness"

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Current Contractor - Substitute Teacher in Charlotte, NC
Current Contractor - Substitute Teacher in Charlotte, NC
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools as a contractor (More than 3 years)

Pros

I love being a substitute for CMS. I work when I want and where I want.

Cons

The pay is not fantastic but it is enough for a mother/wife.

Other Employee Reviews for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Too much bureaucracy and too little faith in teachers"

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    Former Employee - Teacher in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Teacher in Charlotte, NC
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Competitive salary compared to other districts
    More job opportunities than other districts
    Lots of cultural diversity within district and schools

    Cons

    Required to follow strict pacing guides for lesson plans
    Administration puts a lot of silly requirements on teachers (down to which posters must be on your classroom walls) leaving little time for "real teaching"
    Huge focus on teaching to the test

    Advice to Management

    Let your teachers do their job and don;t micromanage


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Used to be a decent school district to work for"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Teacher in Charlotte, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Working with students, seeing growth over time, colleagues

    Cons

    New evaluation system, strenous workload without compensation.
    I have worked for CMS for over 5 years, but the extended school day, with less classroom assistants is a recipe for overworked and underpayed teacher. Not to mention the amount of documentation that you must have for the new evaluation system.

    Advice to Management

    Give quality teacher's a reason to stay.

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