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La Petite Academy Reviews

Updated July 23, 2017
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La Petite Academy CEO Barbara J. Beck
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  1. "Teacher assistant"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Redmond, WA

    I have been working at La Petite Academy part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Easy to be hired. Close to my home.

    Cons

    Too many gossips around. Kids are not the most important. It is just business.


  2. "Work Ethics"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at La Petite Academy part-time

    Pros

    -flexible schedule
    -area to grow in career

    Cons

    -terrible communication between staff
    -once scheduled, you can't ever get a day off

  3. "Assistant Teacher"

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

    I have been working at La Petite Academy full-time

    Pros

    They are flexible
    Everyone is really nice
    Team work makes the dream work

    Cons

    Fast paced
    Self taught
    Hours vary depending on ratios


  4. "Na"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at La Petite Academy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexiable with schedules. Benefits chidcare

    Cons

    I don't have any complaints

    Advice to Management

    They are great listeners


  5. "Assistant teacher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at La Petite Academy full-time

    Pros

    flexible hours
    awesome kids
    convenient parking

    Cons

    confusing management
    unprofessional organization
    lack of excellence in staff

    Advice to Management

    work better with hiring teachers who are passionate about children
    check references from employees
    credential teachers


  6. "Great Place"

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

    I have been working at La Petite Academy full-time

    Pros

    If you have the drive & effort, you can succeed with this company!

    Cons

    Long hours when people call out sick, which is frequent.

    Advice to Management

    None


  7. "Program Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stockbridge, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stockbridge, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at La Petite Academy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    price,program, teachers, cook, parents

    Cons

    no loyalty to parents or staff

    Advice to Management

    not to hire people to create and enroll for a summer program only to have to refund all payments due to center closing.

  8. "4K Lead Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at La Petite Academy full-time

    Pros

    Good job opportunities for employees

    Cons

    Workflow can get overwhelming with not having enogh teachers

    Advice to Management

    Hire more dependable people


  9. "Not too bad."

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    Former Employee - Lead Two Yr Old Teacher in Pickerington, OH
    Former Employee - Lead Two Yr Old Teacher in Pickerington, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly staff and worked with my school schedule.

    Cons

    Management is in charge like should be with employees and a lot of building needs need updated bad.


  10. "Lead School Age Teacher"

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    Current Employee - School Age Teacher in Centreville, VA
    Current Employee - School Age Teacher in Centreville, VA

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

    Pros

    Able to create rewarding relationships with kids, attend fun field trips, flexibility with schedule

    Cons

    Curriculum activities tend to be either too advanced for the kids or not advanced enough, do not make enough money


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