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Kiddie Academy Reviews

Updated April 25, 2017
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  • Low pay(but that's normal in childcare) (in 8 reviews)

  • We had to clean the building ourselves, high turnover (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "job conditions"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Kiddie Academy full-time

    Pros

    adorable kids and good job experience

    Cons

    poor hours and low salary


  2. "daycare"

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    Former Employee - Infant Teacher in Abingdon, MD
    Former Employee - Infant Teacher in Abingdon, MD

    I worked at Kiddie Academy (More than a year)

    Pros

    friendly staff,fun kids close to home

    Cons

    not much of a break,long hours


  3. "Floater/Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Kiddie Academy full-time

    Pros

    The kids and co workers

    Cons

    Unprofessional
    Doesn't care about employees well being
    Plays Favorite
    Chaotic
    Low Staff
    Staff quitting or getting fired constantly

    Advice to Management

    Care about the employees not the money


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  5. "Lead Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Lead Toddler Teacher in Florham Park, NJ
    Current Employee - Lead Toddler Teacher in Florham Park, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Kiddie Academy full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Colorful place, organized, children are always put first in everything.

    Cons

    Cliques cliques cliques... So sad. Immaturity amongst teachers. High expectations for teachers, little assistance. Extremely high turn over.

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to the needs of your teachers.


  6. "Teacher's Aide"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Kiddie Academy full-time

    Pros

    Good work environment
    Supportive Staff

    Cons

    Under staffed
    Inconsistent shifts


  7. "Assistant teacher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Kiddie Academy part-time

    Pros

    Great employers, open communication and flexibility with scheduling.

    Cons

    Long hours, sometimes difficult parents.


  8. "Lead Teacher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Kiddie Academy full-time

    Pros

    Relationships with the kids in your class

    Cons

    Low salary and poor communication among staff


  9. "Not the best"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Nice staff, clean building, cute kids

    Cons

    We had to clean the building ourselves, high turnover


  10. "Stay away"

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    Former Employee - Teacher Assistant in Bolingbrook, IL
    Former Employee - Teacher Assistant in Bolingbrook, IL
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Kiddie Academy full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The kids are great to work with. Most of the parents are also great to work with.

    Cons

    Horrible management, understaffed, expensive or nonexistent Healthcare coverage. They claim to offer things in their ads for hiring people that don't exist.

    Advice to Management

    Hire a few more people. Get better Healthcare coverage. Offer dental and optical insurance not just AFLAC.


  11. "Lead Teacher"

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    Former Employee - Lead Teacher in Coral Springs, FL
    Former Employee - Lead Teacher in Coral Springs, FL
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Kiddie Academy full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Parents are nice and show a lot of appreciation throughout the year.

    Cons

    Low paying job even with many years of experience and certifications.

    Advice to Management

    Show loyalty and appreciation to the people who have helped make the school grow over the years.


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