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Great Staff, Great Students recent new management making changes and letting key people go.
School Security (Current Employee), McLean, VANovember 2, 2014
Pros: great pay, benefits decent
Cons: new head of school laying people off
Traffic management and Id check.
management to me has been better in the past
co-workers are super
dealing with the new head of school
the staff and students and parents
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Great students, great colleagues, weak leadership
Faculty (Current Employee), McLean, VAFebruary 25, 2014
The leadership in the Upper School, and until recently, in the highest positions of the school, Potomac values keeping one's head below the level of the foxhole; another analogy would be the 'ostrich in the sand' approach to management. If, however, you value working with smart and motivated students, even smarter colleagues (who sadly don't remain – more... at the school long enough because of said management philosophy) and are willing to avoid or ignore the managerial disasters, this is a great workplace. – less