Virginia Beach CIty Public Schools Reviews

Updated Feb 24, 2021

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4.0
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Virginia Beach CIty Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Aaron C. Spence (no image)
Dr. Aaron C. Spence
56 Ratings
Pros
  • "It's a pleasure to share positive news about the school system(in 9 reviews)

  • "i love working for vbcps because of the close proximity to my home(in 6 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "as a substitute, jobs are not available every day(in 5 reviews)

  • "Difficult to get into, difficult to get long-term jobs, not much room for growth(in 4 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Place to Work!

      Feb 24, 2021 - Educator in Virginia Beach, VA
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      Pros

      The best part of the job is the people you work with and seeing students gain knowledge.

      Cons

      The pay isn't comparable to your educational experience or the amount of work required the design and deliver lessons.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Team and Student Minded Community

      Feb 8, 2021 - Educator in Chesapeake, VA
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      Pros

      Great support from admin and colleagues

      Cons

      Salary steps increases aren't guaranteed, Will miss the kids!

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great company

      Feb 3, 2021 - Office Associate 
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      Pros

      Opportunities all over the city, great people, COLA raises each year. Seems like they really care about their employees even with a pandemic going on. Great benefits

      Cons

      Honestly right now I can’t think of any

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Educator

      Jan 31, 2021 - First Grade Teacher in Virginia Beach, VA
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      Pros

      Working with great students and families

      Cons

      Being told how to do my job all the time by other people

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great

      Jan 27, 2021 - Teacher in Virginia Beach, VA
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      Pros

      Great great great great great

      Cons

      none none none none none

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      I love teaching kids!

      Feb 18, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Enjoy working with the staff.

      Cons

      Evaluations are given at the end of the year after school is out!

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Teacher

      Jan 24, 2021 - Pals teacher assistant in Virginia Beach, VA
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      Pros

      Work from home, flexibility, zoom meetings

      Cons

      Pay, COVID 19, organization, instruction

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great district

      Jan 24, 2021 - Spanish Teacher in Virginia Beach, VA
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      Pros

      Great support for the most part. Parents and students have been great. A lot of support for teachers.

      Cons

      Salaries are frozen. They don't count experience in previous districts.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Excellent Professional Support

      Jan 10, 2021 - Substitute Teacher in Virginia Beach, VA
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      Pros

      Administration will back you if you are in the right. Very flexible schedule

      Cons

      Low pays for minimal benefits

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great Location

      Jan 29, 2021 - English Teacher in Virginia Beach, VA
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      Pros

      Location; Students; Colleagues; Stability; Safe

      Cons

      Vision; Services; Pay; Access; Benefits

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