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  1. "Substitute Teacher"

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    Former Contractor - Substitute Teacher in San Jose, CA
    Former Contractor - Substitute Teacher in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Oak Grove School District as a contractor (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Staff at District Office are nice.
    Children in younger grades are very sweet.
    There is need for a lot of substitute teachers.

    Cons

    Middle School students are very disrespectful and defiant. There is some gang activity in the area so be careful with how you handle some of the classroom conflicts.

    Advice to Management

    Ask teachers to show more respect to the substitute teachers since if there is no substitute teacher when they are not in class the students will not get any education on that day.


  2. "Math Teacher for 12 years in this district"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Oak Grove School District full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits were always good and at one time a great sense of community. After our superintendent changed the entire culture did as well.

    Cons

    Lack of support for teachers. We as teachers no longer have a voice in this district.

    Advice to Management

    Start hearing out your employees. If you treat them well they will want to do great for you and will actually stick around.


  3. "Supportive of Staff Learning and Development"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher
    Current Employee - Teacher
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Oak Grove School District full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Willing to let staff take the lead at most recent math and technology staff development district wide days. Morale about those days have vastly improved.

    Cons

    Some top-down decisions are made, with only rubber-stamp attention to staff input.

    Advice to Management

    Don't give management raises during poorly-attended board meetings or at times of year when most staff are on break.


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  5. "Retirees treated unfairly"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Students and parents are great to work with

    Cons

    Admintrators do not fiscally support teachers

    Advice to Management

    Support teachers and do not dismiss retirees because they cost more than other substitute teachers.Value the retirees experience