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New York City Department of Education Reviews

Updated August 21, 2017
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  1. "good job while on school"

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    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher in Bronx, NY
    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher in Bronx, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    pretty flexible schedule as it is per diem

    Cons

    No pay on the summer months


  2. "Department of Education"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    I forgot what is to work a 9 to 5

    Cons

    Did not care for having to be at work at 8:00 each morning.

  3. "love it"

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    Current Employee - Special Education Teacher in Flushing, NY
    Current Employee - Special Education Teacher in Flushing, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    strong union, decent salary increases, salary differentials for credits/degrees earned

    Cons

    almost never get a snow day, and find it hard to commute to the city and find parking on those days


  4. "Secretary"

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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

    Pros are the days off

    Cons

    Cons are wearing too many hats


  5. "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


  6. "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


  7. "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.

  8. "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


  9. "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


  10. "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.


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