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Found 175 reviews

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Kiddie Academy CEO Renee Thompson
Renee Thompson
15 Ratings
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  • "Low pay for the amount of work that we do(in 11 reviews)

  • "Long hours, sometimes difficult parents(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "3 yr old toddlers preschool teacher"

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    Current Employee - Preschool Teacher 

    I have been working at Kiddie Academy full-time

    Pros

    Great management and staff open door policy

    Cons

    The pay is Low and high ratios for what can be handled but the follow the law

  2. "Eh"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant 

    I have been working at Kiddie Academy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good workers Pay Families Hours No weekends

    Cons

    Managment Life balance Benefits Gossip Drama

  3. "Management Issues"

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    Former Employee - Teacher Assistant in Park Ridge, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Kiddie Academy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great Program Great Teachers Nice Classroom

    Cons

    Management needs a lot of help

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Daycare"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Pflugerville, TX
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Kiddie Academy full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    -supportive parents -the kids

    Cons

    -Low pay -Management -Owners are constantly there complaining and disrespecting employees -teacher turnover is High

  5. "Great culture + growing company"

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    Current Employee - Marketing 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kiddie Academy full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Best of both worlds in that it is a larger, growing company but maintains the friendliness and culture of a smaller company.

    Cons

    Somewhat traditional company rules and handbook.

    Advice to Management

    Just continue to engage with your employees and keep changing for the better.

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Poor leadership skills"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mason, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Kiddie Academy full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Low child care expenses for employees

    Cons

    Director does not care about employees only the money the students bring in.

    Advice to Management

    Show more compassion to your employees they might last longer.

  7. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Kiddie Academy full-time

    Pros

    - Mobility within center - Excellent management - Corporate really cares - Curriculum that works

    Cons

    - None. Was given every resource I needed

  8. "assistant teacher"

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    Current Employee - Teacher Assistant in Bryan, TX

    I have been working at Kiddie Academy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good management, mostly friendly parents and cute kids

    Cons

    Low starting pay with little opportunity for raises, stressful job

    Advice to Management

    Pay your employees more

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Lead Teacher in Park Ridge, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kiddie Academy full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Great pay, flexiable with schedule, friendly community

    Cons

    None, only reason I left was because of my husbands job locating

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work with staff, you listen help and guide. Thank you for making us all feel like family!

  10. "It’s ok"

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    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Eatontown, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Kiddie Academy full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Kids are cute and fun to be around, you get close with your coworkers

    Cons

    Manager is not the best, very hard to get a raise

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