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Palm Beach County School District Reviews

Updated October 15, 2017
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Pros
  • There are many opportunities for Professional Development courses (in 10 reviews)

  • Good benefits, hours and holidays (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • No opportunity to excel and little to no appreciation for good talent (in 3 reviews)

  • Low pay, Low family involvement (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Palm Beach County Schools"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Port St Lucie, FL
    Current Employee - Teacher in Port St Lucie, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Palm Beach County School District full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Expanding opportunities for new and current employees

    Cons

    Salary schedule lower than neighboring states


  2. "Substitute"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Palm Beach County School District part-time

    Pros

    The staff at the school where I work most often.

    Cons

    On occasion communication can be challenging within the team.

  3. "teacher"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Greenacres, FL
    Current Employee - Teacher in Greenacres, FL
    Recommends

    I have been working at Palm Beach County School District full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good portal and helpful staff when trying to get help from district people.

    Cons

    Not easy to move up in this district, very difficult to change into different positon.


  4. "Sometimes it’s who you know not what you know that gets you the better job"

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    Former Employee - Middle School Teacher in Pahokee, FL
    Former Employee - Middle School Teacher in Pahokee, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Palm Beach County School District full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great pay for a new teacher. If you work in the glades you get a stipend, which helps boost your income.

    Cons

    None really. Working as a teacher can be very difficult if you don’t have the passion. Make sure teaching is something you really want to do.


  5. "curriculium implemented with no structure or materials"

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    Former Employee - Teacher, Elementary School in Palm Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Teacher, Elementary School in Palm Beach, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Palm Beach County School District full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Easy to apply application is easy and fast however application lost 4 times at district offices

    Cons

    Curriculum implementation is poorly planned and no support or materials available for instruction

    Advice to Management

    Hire professional curriculum specialists prior to implementing a curriculum with no research-based pros


  6. "SUbstitute Teacher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Palm Beach County School District full-time

    Pros

    Having an opportunity to make a difference in one's life, or daily living whether it's mentally, physically, emotionally, and even through learning education wise.

    Cons

    The lack of knowledge when it to comprehending one's behavior/ mental status.


  7. "Substitute"

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    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher in West Palm Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher in West Palm Beach, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Palm Beach County School District part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    You can chose when you want to work and when you can not

    Cons

    Rules change and to hard to stay at good schools. Not knowing where you will end up or if you will have a job the next day

  8. "teacher"

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    Current Employee - Teacher in West Palm Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Teacher in West Palm Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Palm Beach County School District full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    the hours aren't too bad

    Cons

    low pay, slow moving advancement


  9. "Teacher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Palm Beach County School District full-time

    Pros

    Working with the students can be rewarding. Benefits and time off are very good.

    Cons

    There is little to no support for students. Many are years behind level or have special needs. They do use appropriate curriculum to teach students at their level.

    Advice to Management

    Stop passing the buck and do what's right for student academic success.


  10. "Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Teacher
    Current Employee - Teacher
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Palm Beach County School District full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The dedication of some teacher that work at Title 1 schools.

    Cons

    Some Principals and Human Resource managers go by the "who you know" game when hiring.


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