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Jefferson County Schools Reviews

Updated October 5, 2017
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  1. "HS Teacher"

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    Current Employee - HS Teacher in Littleton, CO
    Current Employee - HS Teacher in Littleton, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good healthcare benefits and retirement benefits

    Cons

    Salary growth and opportunities for leadership


  2. "Meh."

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    Current Employee - Senior Tech Support in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - Senior Tech Support in Birmingham, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Jefferson County Schools full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and employees are easy to work with.

    Cons

    Administration treats employees as if they are disposable.

    Advice to Management

    Create a more family like environment for employees to embrace so they can enjoy going to work everyday.

  3. "Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Jefferson County Schools full-time

    Pros

    Large system with opportunity to change jobs

    Cons

    Too many management changes at the board and across the system


  4. "School counselor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great program for new employees

    Cons

    There was nothing I saw that was wrong

    Advice to Management

    Great job as always- administration


  5. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Decent benefits, time off, make a difference with kids.

    Cons

    low pay for similar education levels outside of education system.


  6. "Teacher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Jefferson County is a large diverse system.

    Cons

    Of late, the leadership of the system seems to change often.


  7. "5th grade teacher Oak Grove Elementary School"

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    Current Employee - Teacher, Elementary School in Hueytown, AL
    Current Employee - Teacher, Elementary School in Hueytown, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Jefferson County Schools full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    the students and parents and fellow teachers

    Cons

    not enough time in the day to get everything done that needs doing. need a lower student/teacher ratio to insure more students are successful.

  8. "Visual arts teacher"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - Teacher in Birmingham, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Jefferson County Schools (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    It's a tenured job and I have supportive coworkers and administration.

    Cons

    Main office micromanages teachers. Technology is so restricted it is hard to do my job.

    Advice to Management

    Spend time in actual classrooms so that your expectations are based on our students and not on a new study or "expert research". Your expectations don't fit our kids!


  9. "Teacher"

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    Former Employee - Middle School Teacher in Broomfield, CO
    Former Employee - Middle School Teacher in Broomfield, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Jefferson County Schools full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great students, great teachers, great community!

    Cons

    Pressure of high stakes testing

    Advice to Management

    Work actively to change the political atmosphere in Colorado which is pushing to change schools into corporations.


  10. "Counselor"

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    Former Employee - Retirement Education Specialist in Birmingham, AL
    Former Employee - Retirement Education Specialist in Birmingham, AL

    I worked at Jefferson County Schools (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Interesting to be able to work with misunderstood population

    Cons

    Impossible odds due to societal more`s

    Advice to Management

    Cut the crap. Hire honest people. Observe ethical guidelines. Do more public relations.


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