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New York City Department of Education Reviews

Updated July 24, 2017
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  1. "Crisis management paraprofessional"

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    Current Employee - Paraprofessional in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Paraprofessional in New York, NY

    I have been working at New York City Department of Education full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and can grow a lot.

    Cons

    Not enough trainning and at times really confusing.


  2. "Department of Education Technology Assistant"

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    Former Employee - IT Intern in Bronx, NY
    Former Employee - IT Intern in Bronx, NY
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at New York City Department of Education (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great way to start your Career in the Field Of Information Technology.
    The Pay is great at 12 dollars and hour going to 14 in the next upcoming years.
    If your a student looking for a way to start in Information technology don't look any further

    Cons

    It Has no Cons , The pay it great

  3. "Deputy Director of Digital Engagement"

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

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

    Pros

    As the largest school district in the United States, we get to work with some of the best and brightest in the field.

    Cons

    Our size can be problematic at times. We have 1,800 schools and over 1.1 million students.


  4. "Assistant teachers - PS 56"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Teacher in Richmond Hill, NY
    Current Employee - Assistant Teacher in Richmond Hill, NY
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    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    At ps 56 my first but best experience in my life lovely coworkers helpful staff best principal and assistant principal helpful people

    Cons

    Nothing to say anything bad they all are amazing and working over there wonderful experience

    Advice to Management

    wonderful experience no advice for anyone


  5. "Tenured Teacher"

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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

    Supportive Teacher's Union and Leadership

    Cons

    Mixed feelings among taxpayers in public vs charter


  6. "teacher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    diverse student body; great pay and benefits; state and federal holidays; summer vacation pay

    Cons

    too many students in one class; not enough supplies available; old buildings

    Advice to Management

    update buildings


  7. "CUNY IT Specialist"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at New York City Department of Education as an intern

    Pros

    I got this internship through CUNY IT Internship program. They were very flexible on the location where I would like to work. I choose a location close to my house and learned a lot by working under the supervision of a great mentor at the school.

    Cons

    I believe they should pay more for this position.

  8. "Filing, Faxing, customer service"

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

    I worked at New York City Department of Education as an intern

    Pros

    A very flexible schedule for interns.

    Cons

    Not enough pay, wish they would increase pay rate


  9. "substitute paraprofessional"

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    Current Contractor - Substitute Paraprofessional in Staten Island, NY
    Current Contractor - Substitute Paraprofessional in Staten Island, NY
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    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    working with children with special needs is life changing and rewarding.

    Cons

    there are no cons to this job.


  10. "Substitute teacher"

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    Former Employee - New York in Queens Village, NY
    Former Employee - New York in Queens Village, NY

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

    Pros

    Good hrs good pay I loved counseling the children

    Cons

    Can't work the 3 months out of school like every job nobody is really your friend

    Advice to Management

    They knew I was a great people person go getter for the children an the staff the principal could have fought for me


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