New School Reviews

Updated May 1, 2021

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New School President David E. Van Zandt
David E. Van Zandt
139 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good benefits, flexible work schedule(in 18 reviews)

  • "Amazing benefits and work life balance(in 15 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low pay, scrappy, doesn't practice what they teach(in 20 reviews)

  • "86% of the institution is part time faculty, so the institution runs on the backs of low paid faculty(in 12 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Mar 16, 2021 - Graduate Teaching Assistant in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great community, good money, nice buildings.

      Cons

      Might be hard to get a job in the first year of attending the school.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great school , wonderful students

      Apr 30, 2021 - Instructor, Music 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great students to work with, Lots of engaging colleagues who make work fun

      Cons

      Pay could be better, sometimes admin is slow to change

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Loved

      May 1, 2021 - Teaching Assistant in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      flexible schedule, amazing staff, great work

      Cons

      cant speak of cons, loved the company!

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Opportunity to grow

      May 1, 2021 - Administrative Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I think pay could be better

      Cons

      They are lacking in proper representation and diversity

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Boss

      Apr 27, 2021 - Retail Store Associate in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of Opportunities for Creativity

      Cons

      Not many hours each week. Little space.

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      good place to work

      Apr 23, 2021 - Dy Marketing Manager in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      collaborative, visionary, forward thinking nice

      Cons

      understaffed but thats usual for higher ed

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good Teaching Experience

      Apr 21, 2021 - Teaching Assistant in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Teaching Experience, Relatively Flexible Work Hours, Decent Pay, Interesting Topics

      Cons

      Lack of Structure, Difficulties with Students

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      New School

      Apr 17, 2021 - Cello Teacher in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A progressive that forges ahead with progress.

      Cons

      An unusually high amount of bureaucracy.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Thankful for my union

      Apr 13, 2021 - Part Time Faculty in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Able to maintain healthcare benefits for relatively little course load

      Cons

      Last minute cancellation of courses

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great and Supportive staff

      Apr 13, 2021 - Student Ambassador in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The superiors and staff are super friendly and understanding Flexible hours

      Cons

      Can’t think of many cons

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