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Orange County Schools Reviews

Updated May 16, 2018
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Barbara M. Jenkins, Ed.D
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  • Evaluation System very subjective (based off relationship with supervisor) (in 10 reviews)

  • there are no cons to working here (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "ELA Teacher"

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    Current Employee - ELA Teacher in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - ELA Teacher in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Orange County Schools full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I have the opportunity to be a positive influence on student's lives!

    Cons

    Unfortunately the curriculum is taught in quantity not quality...


  2. "Physical Education Teacher"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Physical Education Teacher in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Physical Education Teacher in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Orange County Schools full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits. Opportunity for advancement

    Cons

    Salaries could be a little better

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good Work

  3. "Math Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Orange County Schools full-time

    Pros

    Helping the future generation
    Summers off (no pay)

    Cons

    Evaluation System very subjective (based off relationship with supervisor)

    Advice to Management

    Find a better evaluation system where subjectivity is eliminated


  4. "Education First"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Orange County Schools full-time

    Pros

    Work environment for most of school is satisfactory

    Cons

    The district plan according to their needs, not to the students and or techers needs

    Advice to Management

    Listen to teachers and look after students needs


  5. "Educational Assistant"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Orange County Schools full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work if you enjoy working with children.

    Cons

    Very low pay. Little room for growth if you do not know the right people.

    Advice to Management

    Allow employees to seek and get interviewed for other positions within the organization based on employee reviews. If the employee is a great worker get them the opportunity to seek other positions without having to know someone to get it.


  6. "Great For Support Staff, Teachers are Challenged"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Orange County Schools full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    There is a great working environment in almost every department

    Cons

    The nature of the job of teaching now makes it difficult for teachers to thrive.

    Advice to Management

    Support your teachers


  7. "Experienced Teacher"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Orange County Schools full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pays well in comparison to poorly paid counties in the state of Florida

    Cons

    Antiquated system of hiring; poor treatment of teachers; district is too big to care about its employees

    Advice to Management

    Work closer with actual teachers.

  8. "Teacher"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Orange County Schools full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and training

    Cons

    Not many career opportunities


  9. "On You Own"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Teacher in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Orange County Schools full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Summers off. Holidays and weekends off.

    Cons

    Everything else. There is no support. You are on your own. The children rule.

    Advice to Management

    Manage the students. Teachers are leaving in droves.


  10. "Senior Administrator"

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

    I have been working at Orange County Schools full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, employees are great, flexibility in work

    Cons

    Leadership, leadership, leadership, leadership, leadership


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