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"Huge bureaucratic monster"

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Current Employee - Teacher in Los Angeles, CA
Current Employee - Teacher in Los Angeles, CA
Recommends
Negative Outlook

I have been working at Los Angeles USD full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

1) Great place to work with kids.
2) All benefits are taken care of.
3) My school culture was great when I taught there.

Cons

1) As title says, very difficult to get an answer sometimes.
2) Way too many offices. I'm not sure what all of them do.
3) A "us vs. district" mentality at school sites.

Advice to Management

I really think LAUSD needs to just break up into smaller districts in order for students, teachers, and families to be better served.

Other Employee Reviews for Los Angeles USD

  1. "Pretty chill place work at if you have another job"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Playground Supervisor in San Fernando, CA
    Current Employee - Playground Supervisor in San Fernando, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Los Angeles USD part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Get along with the kids, and start to love them.
    great environment, if you have good co workers.
    sporting events are fun for everyone, so try to get involved in that

    Cons

    Personal days are not usually accepted,
    and TPS could be jerks sometimes.
    favoritism can occur so beware

    Advice to Management

    relax a bit, we are standing for almost four hours, we are bound to sit down when we get tired


  2. "try to avoid"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teacher in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Teacher in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    o some good principals
    o some dedicated teachers and other staff
    o decent benefits, though they've been decreasing
    0 can work minimum hours at many schools

    Cons

    Unbelievable incompetence at many levels. Many administrators are petty and vengeful. It seems to be true that people progress to their level of incompetence here. Teachers are never allowed to just teach.

    Advice to Management

    Leave teachers alone and let them teach! Get rid of principals who are micro-managing bean counters. We need inspirational leaders, not people who measure the borders on bulletin boards.

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