This experience enhances my ability to advocate for the less advantage without a voice
Teacher (Former Employee) – Woodbury NY – December 15, 2014
Teaching children with special need; Teaching developmental skills/to become liberated from external imperatives, that is, "should, " "oughts, " and "must."Counseled and assess children and their parents before admission; Counseled children how to grow in self-acceptance and to explore hidden potentials and creativity; teaching the children how to express thoughts feelings, needs, and share their ideas to others; Teaching the children how to make direct requests for what they wants.
School Aide (Current Employee) – Bronx, NY – January 17, 2019
• Physical stress of carrying heavy items up and down 4 floors • Strategic racial segregation • Lack of promotional advancement • Underpaid, below minimum wage • Lack of work hours • Unrealistic expectations
Weekends and holidays off, no work past 3 P.M.
Short breaks and short hours, pay below minimum wage and lack of benefits for position, underlying racial segregation, corrupt hierarchy, excessive work load, work load outside of job description, poor supervisory team, unstable environment unrealistic expectations, among many other things.
New York State Certified Assistant Teacher (Former Employee) – Harlem, NY – January 17, 2019
As a paraprofessional you spend most of the day assisting students and teachers. The office staff ensures the school building runs smoothly. Needless to say, if the administration is ineffective the school community suffers.
Community Coordinator/Intervention Specialist (Former Employee) – NYC – January 13, 2019
The DOE was the best and secure job that I had. All school base jobs are tough when youre on the front line but, I wouldnt chanhe my experiences with anyone. I learned, I taught, and I empowered and I feel accomplished for that. My direct supervisors were clueless to the lack of working and learning our students suffered. Overall im please to have had my experiences and comfortable with where my legacy stands.
Substitute Teacher K-12 (Former Employee) – New York, NY – January 7, 2019
As a sub, there is no typical day, even if you are assigned to the same school I learned to speak up! Management depends on the school and principal. The culture is friendly among the paraprofessionals. the hardest part of the job is to gain respect from the students. I enjoy working with children.
Substitute Teacher (Former Employee) – New York, NY – January 7, 2019
First, a lot of the rating I gave were for a substitute teacher that worked on a contract basis. Therefore, things like insurance and vacation don't apply. Calls for subs were regular until reaching the maximum amount of allowed days. If you plan to be a teacher, it's a good job to have while searching.
Sr. Technical Program Director, CEO/COO (Current Employee) – New York, NY – January 7, 2019
The culture is different per division, some divisions placing different levels of emphasis on solutions delivery versus organizational politics. That may be the same in many organizations, but is most likely more apparent in government institutions.
Cleaner (Former Employee) – Brooklyn, NY – January 3, 2019
Even working part time as a Cleaner in the DOE, when you clean 40 rooms per floor the days seem exhausting. I have a great work ethic so I always made sure I got my job done but once I realized I can make the same money serving coffee rather then scrubbing toilets I decided to leave.
Event Planner (Former Employee) – 2 Lafayette St – January 1, 2019
Lots of bureaucracy, but good people. They are very fair and thoughtful at the DOE, and the benefits and job security are great. The facilities are nothing special, and the atmosphere is fairly corporate, but people are warm.
School Custodian Engineer (Former Employee) – New York, NY – December 31, 2018
A typical day included an inspection of all building and grounds and a review of the night crews work. Management was attentive and helpful as much as they could be. The work place inviorment was always friendly.
The hard part of the job was keeping the sidewalks, parking lots and school yards open during heavy snow falls.
The most enjoyable part of the job was the satisfaction one received when the job was completed.
Good location to work in.
Parking was difficult on certain days of the week.
School Psychologist (Former Employee) – Queens, NY – December 30, 2018
Working for the NYC Department of Education was fulfilling and memorable. It is a hard job but worth helping the wonderful children and families that I met along the way. The staff is caring and we work together to do the best we can.
Have couple minutes of conversations with teacher about life
Computer/Printer/ Apple machine/ Repair Technician (Current Employee) – Main Office/available classrooms/ – December 21, 2018
I'm not employ directly employed by NYC Department of Education. I'm serving NYC school's under contract Company's rate provided earlier was about the company i'm working for. The most enjoyable part of the job is to be prepare , make sure you know what you are there for. Follow the instructions and make all client happy about your knowledge. the hardest part is when you facing a device you have never work on, and quick solution is required to put the client back into his business.
Substitute Paraprofessional (Current Employee) – Brooklyn, NY – December 19, 2018
I love working with the DOE it is teaching me a lot and showing me a lot of things within my fields. I have met some wonderful people in my life working with them.The DOE is very family oriented and they care for they staff.