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Irving Independent School District Reviews

Updated November 16, 2017
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  • Class sizes can vary, but they work with teachers (in 3 reviews)

  • Many hands are tied when it comes to doing what is best for kids (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Teacher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Irving Independent School District full-time

    Pros

    Great starting salary, staff positive, easy commute, lot's of Professional development

    Cons

    a lot to learn in a short period of time


  2. "Psychological catastrophe"

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    Former Employee - High School Science Teacher in Irving, TX
    Former Employee - High School Science Teacher in Irving, TX

    I worked at Irving Independent School District (More than a year)

    Pros

    The PD is well-coordinated. Supply rooms are well-stocked.

    Cons

    They will allow absolutely anyone into Pre-AP, even those highschoolers who have not memorized their timetables yet.

    Advice to Management

    Stop misplacing the kids.

  3. "Not For Me"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Irving Independent School District part-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule. You get to set up your schedule and choose where you want to work.

    Cons

    Some coworkers are rude. They don't even try to help you when you ask for help.


  4. "Guest educator's observation"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Irving Independent School District part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Opportunities to grow and move forward in career

    Cons

    Turn around time of forms or documents submitted for other vendor sponsorship


  5. "Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irving, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irving, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Irving Independent School District full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Long vacations, salary is okay.

    Cons

    Stressful situations, parents sometimes are stressful.


  6. "It's what you make it"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Irving Independent School District full-time

    Pros

    Good Family Atmosphere between colleagues

    Cons

    Limited growth compared to corporate life


  7. "I enjoyed teaching here"

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    Former Employee - High School English Teacher in Irving, TX
    Former Employee - High School English Teacher in Irving, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Irving Independent School District full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great salary
    Well maintained schools
    Great professional development

    Cons

    Limited room for growth outside of the classroom

    Advice to Management

    This district needs more diversity in administrative positions.

  8. "Teacher"

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

    I have been working at Irving Independent School District full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    A lot of hard work, but worth it for the students

    Cons

    If you don't like working hard, teaching isn't for you.


  9. "High-Tech District"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Irving Independent School District full-time

    Pros

    They offer a great compensation package!

    Cons

    Human Resources could use an overhaul.

    Advice to Management

    Professional development on ethical behavior, as well as attending to emotional needs of staff, is highly recommended.


  10. "Ok district as far as they go..."

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    Former Employee - High School Teacher
    Former Employee - High School Teacher
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Irving Independent School District full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very tech oriented. Comps in every class
    Decent starting salary

    Cons

    Same cons as all ISD's (red tape, pointless PD'S)
    Expect you to work more than contract hours


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