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School District of Philadelphia Reviews

Updated May 16, 2017
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School District of Philadelphia Superintendent William R. Hite Jr
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  • Parents who have no idea about their child, no follow through on rules, lack of support from administration (in 5 reviews)

  • no support from administration or nursing supervisors (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "General Cleaner"

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    Current Employee - General Cleaner in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - General Cleaner in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at School District of Philadelphia full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule No weekends or hoildays

    Cons

    Bathroom vandalism alot of urine on floors


  2. "Where you work is more important than the central adminstration (I retired 5 years ago)"

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    Former Employee - Teacher and Roster Person in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Teacher and Roster Person in Philadelphia, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at School District of Philadelphia full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Depends on your school principal

    Cons

    Lower salary than most other districts in the area

    Advice to Management

    Treat Teachers fairly

  3. "store clerk"

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    Former Intern - Stock Clerk in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Intern - Stock Clerk in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at School District of Philadelphia as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    experience, friends, help under stressful situations

    Cons

    no pay, no further opportunities, hard to get in


  4. "Marketing INtern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible hours and friendly staff.

    Cons

    There is nothing negative.


  5. "Technical Assistant"

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    Former Intern - Data Analyst Intern in Boston, MA
    Former Intern - Data Analyst Intern in Boston, MA

    I worked at School District of Philadelphia as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great colleagues and supervisor, flexible hours and reasonable pay

    Cons

    The working environment could be better


  6. "Teacher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at School District of Philadelphia full-time

    Pros

    Great support system within staff.

    Cons

    Too many budget cuts are having to be made.

    Advice to Management

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  7. "Facilities & Operations Intern"

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    Current Intern - Facilities & Operations in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Intern - Facilities & Operations in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at School District of Philadelphia as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The work environment here is relaxed but professional. Everyone that works here will help whenever you ask. You are always asked for your input so be prepared to provide some insights. You will learn a lot very quickly.

    Cons

    Sometimes it can be too relaxed.

  8. "Sourcing"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at School District of Philadelphia as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The office had a nice work environment

    Cons

    The work consisted of repetitive tasks


  9. "School District"

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    Former Employee - Secretary in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Secretary in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at School District of Philadelphia (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    A good place to work

    Cons

    There really are no cons


  10. "hiring process"

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

    Pros

    After online submission of application, They get back to you in a timely manner, however

    Cons

    They hire process after that is almost a month to complete hire

    Advice to Management

    Restructuring the hiring process


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