Kumon Reviews

Updated May 7, 2021

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Pros
  • "good experience working with kids(in 187 reviews)

  • "It was an easy part-time job for high school students(in 175 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Minimum wage pay for part-time employees(in 158 reviews)

  • "Not many shifts available for part time(in 57 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great

      May 7, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Culture friends nice people vision

      Cons

      Low salary not able to move up

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    2. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Positive Environment, Terrible Treatment of Employees

      Apr 4, 2021 - Student Grader in Cranberry Township, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very positive and happy environment, educational

      Cons

      Treated employees unfairly, especially took advantage of minors

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Easy work, Not very interesting

      May 7, 2021 - Teaching Assistant/Grader in Union, NJ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Easy work once you get the hang of it -You can grade work often at your pace

      Cons

      -Boring: you grade work constantly. It's tedious

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Overall a good environment

      May 5, 2021 - Tutor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Not that many hours, the staff is really helpful and so is the manager

      Cons

      Kids can sometimes be frustrating to work with and some coworkers may be slower to help but that can easily be sorter out.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good community

      May 4, 2021 - Tutor/Grader 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Working at kumon allowed me to work with children and also enjoy the friends and coworkers who worked with me.

      Cons

      I wish I could have worked more hours.

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      It was alright

      May 3, 2021 - Academic Tutor in Huntersville, NC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Easy work, Flexible hours, Partially interactive

      Cons

      A lot of "busy" work, you couldn't be doing nothing, You had to still grade papers that would never make their way back to the student. No breaks.

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Dependent on Center

      May 5, 2021 - Math Tutor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly staff, easy to work with

      Cons

      Low pay, can be overwhelming during busy hours

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good place

      May 3, 2021 - Math Tutor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Easy to get hired and it was fun to work with children

      Cons

      The pay is not the best and you can make more doing in your own

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Loved working here as my first job!

      May 3, 2021 - Math Grader 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible manager, easy to manage working hours with school

      Cons

      Working with students of different levels all at once can be tough.

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Took care of all billing needs and was a tutor for mainly high levels

      Apr 20, 2021 - Primary Tutor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly staff. Just always keep a good relation with the center boss. Take some initiative and you’ll get raises as the quarters pass.

      Cons

      None. It’s a great starter job.

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