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Los Angeles USD Reviews

Updated January 15, 2018
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  • There are no benefits for part-time employees (in 18 reviews)

  • Part time position for this job (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Computer Lab/T.A"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Los Angeles USD part-time

    Pros

    Friendly Staff.
    Good Hours.
    Steady Work.
    Working with children can be rewarding.

    Cons

    Can sometimes be overwhelming dealing with teachers and students.

    Advice to Management

    Be more considerate of TA's as we are sometimes asked to do too much.


  2. "Teacher's Aide"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sherman Oaks, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sherman Oaks, CA

    I have been working at Los Angeles USD full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Working with children, teaching useful skills

    Cons

    dealing with bureaucracy, politics in the workplace

  3. "TA"

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

    I have been working at Los Angeles USD part-time

    Pros

    work environment is good. Flexible hours. Benefits we just got some if you were a 6 hours TA

    Cons

    Summers off and all holidays not paid.


  4. "Great district"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Los Angeles USD part-time

    Pros

    very flexible with my school schedule

    Cons

    some principals can micromanage, but overall great communication


  5. "Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Specialist in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Specialist in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Los Angeles USD full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great working environment and benefits!

    Cons

    During peak times, the workload is unbelievable.


  6. "Substitute teacher LAUSD"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Freelancer - President/Chief Executive Officer in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Freelancer - President/Chief Executive Officer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Los Angeles USD (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    C level experience running my own custom design and fabrication company for 14 years.

    Cons

    Not the youngest applicant you’ll find, but perhaps the most energetic and motivated.

    Advice to Management

    Find good people and lprovide fertile ground for them to be better!


  7. "LAUSD is doing a good job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Los Angeles USD full-time

    Pros

    This place is too big, I can't think of a general set of "pros" that would be useful to read.

    Cons

    As with any large organization, bureaucracy.

    Advice to Management

    Once again, this is far too general of a question.

  8. "One Big Operation"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher, Elementary School in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Teacher, Elementary School in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Los Angeles USD full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity to impact students, many of whom are low-income, ELLs and/or students of color

    Cons

    Big bureaucracy, very political, up-down management style

    Advice to Management

    Focus on student success


  9. "Instructional Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Los Angeles USD part-time

    Pros

    Experience: teaching, CCSS documentation, instructional design, adult learning theory versus developmental theory

    Cons

    Helicopter school parents, attitudes towards Instructional Assistants

    Advice to Management

    Treat Instructional Assistants like professionals, not gophers.


  10. "SPECIAL ED ASSISTANT"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Los Angeles USD full-time

    Pros

    6 hour days
    off when school is out

    Cons

    Union Sucks
    district sucks at answering phone calls when you need their help
    you can either have a good principal or bad one


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