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68%
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62%
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Carmen Farina
486 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits; ability to build good collaborative relationships with colleagues; feel like you are making an impact on students' lives(in 88 reviews)

  • "Working with kids, always interesting(in 32 reviews)

Cons
  • "Depending on your position and if you allow it, you will have limited work life balance(in 26 reviews)

  • "political tape, little to no feedback from superivsor(in 15 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Not easy work, but not to difficult nether."

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    Current Employee - School Aide in Ozone Park, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at New York City Department of Education full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Plenty of vacation time plus paid summers off!

    Cons

    Working with children in not easy.

    Advice to Management

    Administrators need to make sure that the staff is doing what was agreed upon during staff meetings and do pop ups to see how things are running.

  2. "very good"

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    Former Employee - Teacher in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at New York City Department of Education full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    working with children and families

    Cons

    politics, limitations on curriculum creativity

  3. "Assist students with disabilities"

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    Former Employee - Paraprofessional in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at New York City Department of Education full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Steady schedule, good opportunity to advance education

    Cons

    Low pay, no work during summer months

  4. "Teacher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at New York City Department of Education full-time

    Pros

    You will work with a lot of strong and caring teachers

    Cons

    Students are very needy and require social services too.

  5. "Beneficial start to a career"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Maspeth, NY

      I have been working at New York City Department of Education full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Beneficial start to a career

      Cons

      Not enough pay, nowhere to move up the career ladder. Limited position to really make a difference.

    • "review"

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        Current Employee - Teacher 

        I have been working at New York City Department of Education full-time

        Pros

        exposure to many programs and trainings

        Cons

        limited parking and large class sizes

      • "Great Learning Opportunity, Large Workload"

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        Current Employee - Teacher Assigned in Brooklyn, NY
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I have been working at New York City Department of Education full-time for more than 6 years

        Pros

        There are a variety of opportunities in and outside of the classroom for teachers.

        Cons

        On the job training could be more structured.

      • "Broken system with tons of problems, but nontheless the public schools of NYC"

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        Former Employee - High School English Teacher in New York, NY
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I worked at New York City Department of Education full-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        Lots of job opportunities, decent salary for teachers (compared to other urban environments), working with kids

        Cons

        Terrible leadership in the schools I worked at, political corruption, teacher restriction, teacher turn over, lack of resources, etc.

      • "N/A"

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        Current Employee - Teacher in New York, NY
        Recommends
        No opinion of CEO

        I have been working at New York City Department of Education full-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        Good benefits from health to pension

        Cons

        Major changes in disciplinary codes and evaluation of teachers need to be made. Unfair treatment and student behaviors put teachers in danger with no protections.

        Advice to Management

        Major changes in disciplinary codes and evaluation of teachers need to be made.

      • "First year post CF"

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        Current Employee - Speech Language Pathologist in Bronx, NY
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at New York City Department of Education full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        - making a difference in NYC DOE schools with many underprivileged children - paid holidays - pension - union support & meetings to help new SLPS + mentor support - working in schools with other seasoned SLPS - school hours are excellent and pay raises each year

        Cons

        - high caseloads in high needs areas like the Bx - speech supervisor kind of moody at times

        Advice to Management

        more professional development courses for SLPS

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