Success Academy Charter Schools - Avoid At All Costs If You Value Your Self | Glassdoor
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    "Avoid At All Costs If You Value Your Self"

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    Former Employee - Lead Teacher in Bronx, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Success Academy Charter Schools full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The ability to connect with the children was truly amazing. They are all unique and talented in their own individual ways and to be able to cultivate and contribute to their social and academic development is truly a rewarding experience.

    Cons

    Where To Begin.. 1.) There is absolutely NO work life balance. Working here is committing yourself to LONG hours up 11hr work days, not accounting for the work you go home and have to do. 2.) NO Breaks. Your prep periods are used for work an meetings. If you are seen not working then it will be noted and later brought up to discredit your work ethic. Be prepared to eat and work, if you eat at all. 3.) No real support...

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    Advice to Management

    Invest in truly supporting your teachers and getting to know the community you serve.

    Success Academy Charter Schools2019-01-12

    Success Academy Charter Schools Response

    January 17, 2019Founder & CEO

    We’re very sorry to read that you had a negative experience working at SA. We are transparent about the fact that teachers work hard — in their first months in particular, they are learning many new skills and hours can be long; this is the case for brand-new teachers in any school ...

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  1. "Success Academy Team"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Principal in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Success Academy Charter Schools full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Being an assistant principal at Success Academy has allowed me to collaborate with talented individuals with varying related experiences and skillsets. There is a clear passion and common goal that drive the cohesive team that is Success Academy. Tackling challenges in education and best serving all students is at the core of our practice. I'm proud of the people I work with, what we are currently able to do for children,...

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    Cons

    More space is needed for SA to continue to do this great work and reach more children.

    Success Academy Charter Schools2019-07-19
  2. "True place for personal and professional growth"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Principal 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Success Academy Charter Schools full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Changing the lives of children everyday! Support from managers that are truly invested in your growth and your goals. Plenty of opportunities to advance your career and move up Camaraderie and trust among colleagues

    Cons

    Hard work but very rewarding

    Success Academy Charter Schools2019-07-18

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