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Updated Dec 1, 2021

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Found 3,624 of over 4K reviews
3.6
67% Recommend to a Friend
60% Approve of CEO

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3.6
67%
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60%
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New York City Department of Education Chancellor 	Carmen Farina (no image)
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942 Ratings

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Pros
  • "Great Benefits and automatically included in 401k(in 362 reviews)
  • "I have the ability to make a difference in the lives of special needs children also the pay is good.(in 133 reviews)
  • "Good salaries for a beginner(in 114 reviews)
  • "Good pension and union for educators(in 83 reviews)
  • "Great people everywhere in the organization who genuinely care about the work(in 75 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Great Career!

    Sep 21, 2021 - Physical Education Teacher in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Best reasons to work, becuase your work/life balance will be met.

    Cons

    Cons, this mandate vaccine that is going on this year.

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  2. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    It's a living.

    Dec 1, 2021 - Classroom Teacher in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Benefits. The ability to teach skills.

    Cons

    Thankless. Impossible work / Life balance. Grueling.

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good place for middle age people

    Nov 5, 2021 - Certified Applications Developer in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    freedom; work life balance; nice people around

    Cons

    slow to excel in cereer

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  4. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Hard

    Nov 7, 2021 - Special Education Teacher 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Work with some great kids. Have the support of great mentor veteran teachers who understand the system.

    Cons

    Poor work life balance and low pay.

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  5. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Working for the NYC DOE

    Oct 24, 2021 - Educator in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Summers off & great benefits package

    Cons

    Micromanagement, poor planning & execution of initiatives, little to no consequences for bad behavior, no work life balance.

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  6. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    You have to REALLY enjoy teaching to tolerate working here

    Oct 21, 2021 - Elementary Music Teacher in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    - Pretty good salary and benefits - Can be a great job if you're lucky enough to work for a school with supportive admin - Spiritually rewarding

    Cons

    - Complete lack of transparency from highest levels of management - Work-life balance is difficult to achieve - Professional bullying is unsettlingly common - Workload can be overwhelming and little support is given - Watching structural racism, classism, and ableism against students and staff in action is emotionally exhausting. Remember that this is the most segregated school district in the country...

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great Place to Work

    Sep 23, 2021 - Financial Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Pension, Unionized (if selected), Number of Days Off, and good overall environment to grow; Work Life Balance (7.5 Hrs a day for sure)

    Cons

    Very Political; Wish people would teach you more but they keep most of it to themselves

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  8. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Why work for this establishemtn

    Sep 30, 2021 - Customer Sale Representative in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    stability leisure community service corporate social responsibility doing something for the community harmony

    Cons

    low pay No tips Strict management poor work-life balance no tips

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  9. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Have integrity

    Sep 25, 2021 - Teacher 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Stability Consistent pay and benefits Meaningful connections with students

    Cons

    Poor work/life balance Overworked Sometimes not paid for doing extra activities

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great

    Sep 9, 2021 - Mathematics Teacher 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Excellent work life balance . Love it

    Cons

    No cons to mention here

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