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Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School Reviews

Updated August 7, 2017
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  1. "A school that has a feeling of community"

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    Former Employee - Lead Teacher in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Lead Teacher in Washington, DC
    Recommends

    I worked at Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great parents, students and great teachers overall

    Cons

    Large work load, little planning time


  2. "Great experience working at Yu Ying"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School full-time

    Pros

    -Amazing community of passionate educators
    -Great having a co-teacher to collaborate with
    -Lots of attempts made to build community and provide fun events for staff
    -Small class sizes

    Cons

    -It is growing quickly so some changes were necessary

    Advice to Management

    -Keep building a strong community and supporting your educators!

  3. "Reef Employee"

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    Former Employee - Teacher/Coach in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Teacher/Coach in Washington, DC
    Recommends

    I worked at Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very flexible after school program.

    Cons

    Only 3 hours a day, so not a whole lot of money involved.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "REEF Teacher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School part-time

    Pros

    Great place to work! The kids are awesome to work with and the staff is fun and welcoming.

    Cons

    Lack of training and inconsistent scheduling in terms of which teacher goes to which class.

    Advice to Management

    Hold employees accountable for showing up when they are scheduled.


  5. "Substitute/Reef Teacher"

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    Former Employee - Substitute Teacher and Reef Teacher in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Substitute Teacher and Reef Teacher in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fun, Very Convenient, Amazing Leadership, Open Individuals to communicate with

    Cons

    The only issue is that there are no benefits.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work with the Leadership and finding wonderful people.


  6. "Warm and pleasant"

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

    I have been working at Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School full-time

    Pros

    Professional colleagues and great growth potential

    Cons

    High expectations for staff accomplishment


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Not a place for teachers who's not citizen"

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

    Pros

    Get the opportunities to be exposed to a diverse student population. A lot of PD. Learn from experienced teachers.

    Cons

    Harsh treatment to students. Nobody really cares about the teachers. Work too much and not even have free time during weekends

    Advice to Management

    Give some chances to speak English. More practice on writing and speaking skills of Mandarin systematically.

  8. Helpful (3)

    "Diverse environment, beautiful campus!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Yu Ying is entering it's seventh year and has grown. The employees are friendly and diverse and the students are a joy to work with.

    Cons

    There are limited lunch options, but the neighborhood has been growing and more are popping up daily.

    Advice to Management

    Clearer opportunities for growth.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Poor Leadership"

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

    Pros

    Teachers are young and energetic, hard-working and willing to share. Some parents are very supportive. Plenty of funds.

    Cons

    Poor management. Chinese team leader is mean. Principal only listens to her biased opinion.

    Advice to Management

    Better learn to be a leader before leading people.


  10. "Teacher"

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

    I worked at Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School full-time

    Pros

    It is a IB school. Always trying new teaching strategies. Considerable PD time for teachers to discuss curriculum and school environment.

    Cons

    Not very professional. Heavy workload. Teacher's personal time is not valued. Teachers try to work on weekends to show how hard they work.

    Advice to Management

    Value teacher's voice and time


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