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    "Avoid At All Costs - UNIONIZE Now"

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

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

      Pros

      Great Health Insurance, Listen to the Gimlet Media podcast about the state of Success Academy

      Cons

      If the choice was to work here or not work at all I would choose not work at all (and work hard at finding something you love), I was hired as an Associate Teacher (AT) last Summer and went through a 3 week 'training' at both the Upper West Side and then the Robeson center near Port Authority. I actually applied and went through the process while other 'teachers' were recruited via LinkedIn. It was strange people...

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      Advice to Management

      Stop ruining low income neighborhoods by taking their Public School funding away from them. Enough with the strict rules they are kids who can learn without all the non sense.

      Success Academy Charter Schools2019-01-31

      Success Academy Charter Schools Response

      February 8, 2019Founder & CEO

      We’re sorry you were unhappy at SA, but it’s not surprising from your comments. It sounds like a bad fit for you. You seem to look down on “hairdressers, grocery baggers and worked at CVS” as being “strange” and “a red flag” — whereas we have nothing but respect for those who have ...

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    1. "Success Academy Team"

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      • Work/Life Balance
      • Culture & Values
      • Career Opportunities
      • Compensation and Benefits
      • Senior Management
      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. "Excellent Opportunity For Growth"

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      • Work/Life Balance
      • Culture & Values
      • Career Opportunities
      • Compensation and Benefits
      • Senior Management
      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

      - Acknowledges talent and invests in potential - So many resources so that driven people are able to move up quickly - Huge amount of support from company leaders

      Cons

      - Work/life balance can be tough to manage

      Advice to Management

      Keep up the great work! The support you give is amazing!

      Success Academy Charter Schools2019-07-18

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