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Montgomery County Public Schools (Maryland) Reviews

Updated June 8, 2018
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Montgomery County Public Schools (Maryland) Interim Superintendent Larry A. Bowers
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  • "high class sizes, not paid for overtime, very small raise increases with more and more responsibilities each year," (in 6 reviews)

  • "politics, long hours, no overtime, can't set hours, I've exceeded the 5 word minimum" (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Paraeducator"

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    Current Employee - Paraeducator in Potomac, MD
    Current Employee - Paraeducator in Potomac, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Montgomery County Public Schools (Maryland) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Positive reinforcement to employees. Very supportive.

    Cons

    I have not found any cons.


  2. "Substitute teache"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Montgomery County Public Schools (Maryland) part-time

    Pros

    - Very straight forward process

    Cons

    - Can be quiet

  3. "Corrdinator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rockville, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rockville, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Montgomery County Public Schools (Maryland) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Secure position, offered flexibility and creativity

    Cons

    No where to go, ceiling was reached on merit and needed friends in other places to move up


  4. "Depends Where You Are"

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    Current Employee - Teacher
    Current Employee - Teacher

    I have been working at Montgomery County Public Schools (Maryland) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, ample time off, competitive salary

    Cons

    Experience can be greatly affected by leadership in a building. I've worked under two different principal and had drastically different experiences with each.


  5. "Great place to work but..."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Montgomery County Public Schools (Maryland) part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people, great pay and benefits

    Cons

    Hard to switch career paths due to labor union rules


  6. "paraeducator"

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

    I have been working at Montgomery County Public Schools (Maryland) part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    friendly co-workers, positive environment

    Cons

    no pay for paraeducator during winter break and spring break


  7. "Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Teacher
    Current Employee - Teacher
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Montgomery County Public Schools (Maryland) full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Progressive, cultural work environment. Good Salaries

    Cons

    Large school district. communication lacking in some areas.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate with teachers and include their information in decisions

  8. "4th grade teacher"

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    Current Employee - 4th Grade Teacher in Silver Spring, MD
    Current Employee - 4th Grade Teacher in Silver Spring, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Montgomery County Public Schools (Maryland) full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    good salary, great benefits, hard-working coworkers, rewarding work

    Cons

    high class sizes, not paid for overtime, very small raise increases with more and more responsibilities each year,


  9. "middle school english teacher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Montgomery County Public Schools (Maryland) full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great resources, helpful atmosphere, knowledgeable staff, opportunities for upper level positions

    Cons

    summers are entirely too long


  10. "Lots of support and a lot of work"

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    Current Employee - Speech Language Pathologist
    Current Employee - Speech Language Pathologist

    I have been working at Montgomery County Public Schools (Maryland) full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of support from supervisors and district, free trainings and professional development, great benefits

    Cons

    High workload, low pay, teachers and staff often take work home


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