Camelot Education Employee Reviews

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Hard working place
Full time math instructor (Former Employee) –  Excel Academy of Englewood.September 20, 2018
I had worked very hard producing many worksheets, quizzes and exams, I was grading a lot of classwork material and I was giving precise grades, but the boss did not recognize all this work which I had done for the students. I was solving many math examples to students who were astonished from my great help to them, but the boss did not see all the work which I had given to the students.
Pros
Is easy to be accepted to work for this company.
Cons
But, the boss will say lies against you as the teacher of classes.
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High stress environment
teacher (Current Employee) –  Richmond, VASeptember 15, 2018
There is a great deal of paperwork involved with teaching here. Accountability and data driven actions are key to the program. Teaching and relating to the students and their unique needs seem to come second. Pay is extremely low and supplies and limited. I have spent too much of my personal money to be able to achieve the objectives of the school and academic system.
Cons
no breaks, low pay, stressful schedules and due dates. No substitutes when absences need to be filled.
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Was a great place to work and offered a multitude of professional development.
Director of Operations (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXJuly 23, 2018
Camelot Education was a great company to work for. You have opportunities to advance from with in. All stafg members receivef training amd professional development in many areas.
Pros
Opportunity for growth
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Unique Experience- High Turnover
Classroom Counselor (Current Employee) –  Naperville, ILJuly 9, 2018
The employee's are very friendly and it feels like a family. Everyone backs everyone else up. However, there is high turn over which creates stress and it can become chaotic. Very low pay.
Pros
Family like environment, supportive co-workers
Cons
High Stress, High Turnover
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Behavior Specialist (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXMay 9, 2018
behavior specialist for seventh grade population at beechnut academy

management was very helpful and open at all times.

the culture was very welcoming an comfortable.

I learned a lot from working with this company for the future.
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Joy to work
PRINCIPAL (Former Employee) –  Lancaster, PAMarch 29, 2018
Students and staff are great and it allows for you to grow as an educator. You gain a quality knowledge of classroom management and skills needed to do differentiation well
Pros
Great team and learning opportunity
Cons
More salary
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Great place to work! Proactive and productive company..
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXFebruary 27, 2018
Excellent vision for excellence in the academic community!! Willing to face the challenges of educating challenging youth. Making a tremendous change in many inner city academic communities nationally.
Pros
Opportunity for growth.
Cons
None.
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Get ready to have a lot of stress
Paraprofessional (Former Employee) –  Moline, ILJanuary 31, 2018
The supervisor would start drama with everyone and make everyone feel uncomfortable. They would make up stories and it is not hard to figure out they can’t keep any of their staff!! It’s not because of the children.
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Must be passionate
School Therapist (Current Employee) –  IllinoisNovember 29, 2017
It is a good stepping stone that will provide you with a lot of experience but if you are looking for quality supervision, you may not feel fulfilled. You also must be passionate about the population because it is difficult, at times dangerous, and frustrating.
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A great start up career
Executive Director (Former Employee) –  Camden, NJNovember 17, 2017
Excellent for someone new in the field of education. Can be great from young professionals who are looking to advance their career in education. Difficult to make a living with no bonuses or raise potential.
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Profit is the bottom line!
Teacher (Former Employee) –  New JerseyNovember 12, 2017
This company is very unprofessional and has an extremely high turnover rate. The pay is awful compared to public and charter school pay but the students are much worse. When a student assaults a teacher or staff member they will be right back at school a week later because Camelot does not want to miss out on those dollars. It costs a public school district approximately $100,000 to send a child to an APS. Why is it that the teachers or aids are paid so poorly?
Pros
It is a job
Cons
It is the worst teaching job in the world.
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Great opportunity to help kids
Program Manager (Current Employee) –  Philadelphia, PASeptember 6, 2017
Camelot offers a unique population of kids who are excited to work with staff. Camelot students can be challenging, but once they feel comfortable you will see them make a lot of progress. Camelot kids always come back to visit!
Pros
Staff support, chances for advancement
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Fun, exciting environment!
Academic Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Philadelphia, PAAugust 23, 2017
A great place to be a part of! Camelot is all about what is best for the kids. The students and staff really create a family atmosphere that makes you excited to come back everyday!
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A Challenge
Cashier (Current Employee) –  IllinoisAugust 22, 2017
This is a very challenging place to work at. If you are willing to make a difference and want to change the lives of others than this is the place for you.
Pros
Paid time off
Cons
Staff Drama Power Struggle
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Great Mission Statement
Welcome Center Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXAugust 7, 2017
Great atmosphere to work in. The students were very fortunate to have such great people working for them. To help them achieve their goals and give them a since of belonging and community.
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great
Math Teacher (Current Employee) –  Chicago, ILJuly 14, 2017
Great place to work if you have patience to work with troubled you but its very gratifying seeing them succeed. The staff is awesome and very understanding.
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Great place to work and grow
Special Education Paraprofessional (Current Employee) –  Hoffman Estates, ILJuly 12, 2017
Camelot of Hoffman Estates, IL is a great place for both new and experienced individuals working in the special education field. Camelot of Hoffman Estates, IL fosters a positive team and classroom environment. Everyone works together and truly cares about one another and for the students. All the staff want only the best for the students, and people truly give it their all day in and day out.
Pros
Administration is always willing to hear feedback, classrooms work with one another, lots of collaboration between staff, able to grow personally
Cons
Professionally locked into one position
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Great work Place
Behavioral Specialist (Former Employee) –  Camden, NJJune 28, 2017
Awesome place to work much needed service needed i the inner city schools Camelot answer the call on many social challenges that today's students are faced with.
Pros
Servicing the youth
Cons
Cities underestimate the Value of need service
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Great Company to work for. Fantastic people
Head of School/Executive Director (Current Employee) –  Camden, NJ / Philadelphia, PAJune 27, 2017
Great and upcoming company. The people are fantastic. They provide a great opportunity for job experience. The model works and is effective in helping youth navigate the experiences of life.
Pros
Great people
Cons
Contracts based on School District budgets
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Racist
Culinary Instructor (Former Employee) –  Philadelphia, PAMay 23, 2017
The company is based off of exploiting underprivileged youth. Most campuses are run like a detention center not a school. There's only room for improvement if you're friends with the higher ups.
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