West Contra Costa USD - Richmond - Filled with people tha range the whole gamut of competencies, skill sets, and professionalism - with tenure. | Glassdoor
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"Filled with people tha range the whole gamut of competencies, skill sets, and professionalism - with tenure."

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Current Employee - Teacher in Richmond, CA
Current Employee - Teacher in Richmond, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at West Contra Costa USD - Richmond full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

It is a great opportunity to work with the youth in Richmond, CA.
There are some people who really have a positive outlook and are doing their best to support the community's children.

Cons

The pay scale increments quite slowly and remains low.
Being a part of the union puts teachers in a bucket with the glimmer of hope and all the bad and the ugly.
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Other Employee Reviews for West Contra Costa USD - Richmond

  1. "Solid District"

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    Former Contractor - Long-term Substitute in Richmond, CA
    Former Contractor - Long-term Substitute in Richmond, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at West Contra Costa USD - Richmond as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Competitive salary range
    Great benefits package

    Cons

    Poorly behaved students
    Some schools located in questionable neighborhoods

    Advice to Management

    Sometime you have to implement tough love.


  2. "Great sense of community and serving the greater good."

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    Former Employee - Teacher
    Former Employee - Teacher
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    There was a great sense of community and staff worked well together.
    There were numerous opportunities to help others.
    There was an opportunity to be creative and connect with others.

    Cons

    The work environment was inconsistent, with competing priorities from many different factions.
    It was challenging to keep students motivated in the face of so many hardships and tragedies.

    Advice to Management

    Communication could be improved on many levels, so that newer employees have a better understanding of how to solve problems within the system. An organizational chart distributed during orientation would go a long way toward this.

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