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Miami Dade Public Schools Miami Reviews

Updated November 7, 2017
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Miami Dade Public Schools Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho
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  • low pay, no benefits for part timers, only work 10 months a year, overworked sometimes (in 12 reviews)

  • There is not too much room for growth (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Substitute teacher experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Miami Dade Public Schools part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    work flexibility
    variety of schools and subjects
    variety of students

    Cons

    not enough daily calls
    non representation in union nor wage movement in decades
    lack of organization between schools to have substitutes known which schools are in demand
    some classes disrespect substitute teachers

    Advice to Management

    institute a way to pool all substitutes and schools


  2. "future employment"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Teacher in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Miami Dade Public Schools full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    retirement, experience, classroom, affiliates, location

    Cons

    Pay, school climate, lack of county support for mid career employees

  3. "Don't do this to yourself"

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    Current Employee - Community Liaison Specialist in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Community Liaison Specialist in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Miami Dade Public Schools part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Easy hours, easy job, free lunch if you become friends with the cafeteria lady.

    Cons

    low pay, no benefits for part timers, only work 10 months a year, overworked sometimes.

    Advice to Management

    Learn how to use a computer please.


  4. "Make it last forever and a day."

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    Former Employee - Teacher in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Teacher in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Miami Dade Public Schools full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    They do a great job in Professional development

    Cons

    Salary is too low to keep good teachers.

    Advice to Management

    Pay teachers more for them to want to stay.


  5. "English Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Teacher in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Miami Dade Public Schools full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The students are the best part of MDCPS. As tempting as it may be to stay in the more posh areas of town, do consider the lower tier schools. They need you!

    Cons

    The pay is not enough to live off of in Metropolitan Miami. After five years, my W2 is still under $40k.

    Advice to Management

    Increase pay to retain quality teachers.


  6. "Security monitor"

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    Former Employee - Security in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Security in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Miami Dade Public Schools full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I'm reliable, I've been on my last job for over 12 years. I'm stationary and I'm pretty punctual. I also know that I will be a great asset for this company.

    Cons

    My downsize is when I first get into the job I don't know much about the work. I will have to learn how to do it and it definitely doesn't take long it takes only one time to show me my duties.

    Advice to Management

    Hire me


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent organization"

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    Current Employee - Administrator in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Administrator in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Miami Dade Public Schools full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Stability, professionalism and good long term benefits.

    Cons

    Salary increases needed for the level of education required

  8. "Benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Miami Dade Public Schools full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    It's ok good benefits and opportunity

    Cons

    Not bad good opportunity to start


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Education"

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    Current Employee - Education in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Education in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Miami Dade Public Schools full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Children are our future. Amazing, loving, everyday is different. Coworkers are always willing to help most of the time.

    Cons

    Salary teachers don't get in it for the money, I need two jobs to feed my family. I don't think it's fair teachers need to be supported for all we do.

    Advice to Management

    Remember what it was like to be in the classroom? Stop and think is what I'm asking these children to do developmentally appropriate?


  10. "Salaries stagnant"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Teacher in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Miami Dade Public Schools full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Summers off, but most teachers I hear work.

    Cons

    Salaries are stagnant and need improvement.

    Advice to Management

    budget more for teachers salaries and supplies.


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