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New York City Department of Education Reviews

Updated August 18, 2017
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  1. "Spanish teacher"

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    Current Employee - High School Spanish Teacher in New York, NY
    Current Employee - High School Spanish Teacher in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at New York City Department of Education full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and good people to work with

    Cons

    Administration can be a pest

    Advice to Management

    Give teachers a chance to teach. Behavioral problems is out of control


  2. "Parent coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Awesome benefits good opportunities and holidays

    Cons

    Long hours, difficult situations sometimes, a lot of paper work

  3. "Paraprofessional"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    I have the ability to make a difference in the lives of special needs children also the pay is good.

    Cons

    Not many opportunities for growth or promotion.


  4. "Job"

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

    Pros

    A lot of opportunity for growth and network

    Cons

    Very competitive atmosphere and a little bit critical


  5. "Teacher"

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

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

    Pros

    Great administration and staff. Many different opportunities.

    Cons

    System requirements affect ability to effectively teach at times.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  6. "Meaningful work in an overly-political environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The work is very meaningful and there's a genuine opportunity to impact children's lives. Lots of smart, passionate people.

    Cons

    Can be a very frustrating environment because of the politics. It is unfortunate that fear of bad press drives a lot of the improvements. Lots of managers who do not prioritize being a good supervisor.


  7. "Tough but good"

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

    I worked at New York City Department of Education full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent colleagues, great students, lots of resources and support

    Cons

    Administration rules with an iron fist at times

  8. "Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Dean in Long Island City, NY
    Current Employee - Dean in Long Island City, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at New York City Department of Education full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Work with a diverse group of students and staff.

    Cons

    Way too much administrative tasks that have very little to do with teaching.

    Advice to Management

    Stay away from consultants who never worked in a classroom.


  9. "Please find review complete here"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at New York City Department of Education full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Experience , Role modeling, Summers off and progression of students over time.

    Cons

    Unreliable, takes a long time to process employee paperwork.


  10. "OT"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great schedule, short day. Nice place to work

    Cons

    Large caseload and limited time to do it

    Advice to Management

    I don't have any complaints for management


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