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Reviews for Cobb County Public Schools

Review factors

Feel-Good Factor

Company Culture
4.14
Support from management
3.84
Teamwork
4.14
Freedom to work independently
3.89
Internal Communication
3.76
Office / Work Environment
3.97
Environmental Friendliness
3.84
Work-Life Balance
3.32
Challenging Work
4.22
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00

Career factor

Gender Equality
4.32
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.14
Career Development
3.92
Overall compensation for your work
2.89
Company Image
4.30
Job Security
4.43
Handicapped Accessibility
4.68
Workplace Safety
4.27
Benefits

The following benefits are offered

Flex. working hours in 2 of 37 reviews Parking in 16 of 37 reviews Easy access to public transportation in 2 of 37 reviews Stock or equity options in 1 of 37 reviews 401(k) in 10 of 37 reviews No onsite daycare facility No reimbursed daycare Ability to work remotely in 3 of 37 reviews Desirable office location in 5 of 37 reviews Tuition assistance in 2 of 37 reviews Paid Parental Leave in 7 of 37 reviews 401(k) Match in 3 of 37 reviews Flexible spending account in 6 of 37 reviews Paid time off in 16 of 37 reviews Healthcare (including vision and dental) in 21 of 37 reviews No relocation allowance Life insurance in 17 of 37 reviews

The following perks are offered

On site cafeteria in 14 of 37 reviews Free (company provided) Meals in 1 of 37 reviews Health and wellness programs in 6 of 37 reviews Employee discounts in 11 of 37 reviews Vehicle allowance in 1 of 37 reviews Employee events in 8 of 37 reviews Pet friendly/Pets allowed in 2 of 37 reviews No fitness center on site Free Snacks/Drinks in 2 of 37 reviews
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Suggestions for improvement

  • I do not have any recommendations at this time.

What I like about the company

I have found this school system offers many opportunities for professional development.

What I dislike about the company

Technology and system upgrades are needed

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
3.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
2.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Cobb County Public Schools
  • City
    Smyrna
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered Employee events is offered
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  • 05.Apr 2019
  • Employee

Company Culture

I worked with toxic and homophobic teammates

Suggestions for improvement

  • Better training for cultural competency, better salaries

What I like about the company

great district support in my field

What I dislike about the company

There are poor systems within buildings

Company Culture
2.00
Support from management
2.00
Teamwork
1.00
Freedom to work independently
2.00
Internal Communication
2.00
Gender Equality
2.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
2.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
2.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
2.00
Job Security
2.00
Handicapped Accessibility
3.00
Workplace Safety
3.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
2.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered Flexible spending account is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    Cobb County Public Schools
  • City
    Marietta
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Health and wellness programs is offered
  • 05.Feb 2019
  • Employee

Company Culture

Amazing

Freedom to work independently

I do trust

Internal Communication

Great

Overall compensation for your work

Deserve more pay

Work-Life Balance

Yea

Challenging Work

Challenging at times

Suggestions for improvement

  • I cld see a state wide raise for all educators. Because we deserve it

What I like about the company

It has made me happy evwryday. Leaders show you how and what to do and instill positive behaviors

What I dislike about the company

The amount of pay we receive with little compensation for what we do.

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered 401(k) Match is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Cobb county public schools
  • City
    Acworth
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Employee discounts is offered

Company Culture

Very positive work environment.

Support from management

Very positive work environment.

Challenging Work

Definitely a lot of work.

Suggestions for improvement

  • It is hard for schools, but more benefits would be nice.

What I like about the company

Overall positive feedback and encouraging co-workers.

What I dislike about the company

Continued pay increase would be great!

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
3.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
3.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Cobb County Public Schools
  • City
    Marietta
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • There should be more communication, organization and consistency across different departments and schools.

What I like about the company

Teaching is a tough job no matter where you work. Cobb County Schools is making efforts to help teachers, students and parents enjoy their experiences by putting a variety of new resources in place.

What I dislike about the company

There should be more organization across departments.

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
4.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
2.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
3.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Cobb County Public Schools
  • City
    Marietta
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Employee discounts is offered
  • 20.Jan 2019
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • I wouldn’t make any right now I think it’s pretty okay

What I like about the company

It’s fine I like working in a school it’s so much fun

What I dislike about the company

Some of the people I work with need to get their lives together

Company Culture
3.00
Support from management
4.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
3.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    Cobb County Public Schools
  • City
    Smyrna
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Vehicle allowance is offered
  • 20.Jan 2019
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • More accountability for employees that travel from one location to another.

What I like about the company

I have a boss that encourages all employees to be their best but to also remember to take care of ourselves and family first.

What I dislike about the company

Sometimes the support from the county level is lacking due to supervisors having too much work to get to everyone in a timely manner.

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Desirable office location is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Cobb County Public Schools
  • City
    Atlanta
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered Employee events is offered

Suggestions for improvement

  • When reporting conflict to administrators, getting feedback from all parties concerned. Better hourly pay rates

What I like about the company

Some teachers took a interest in making sure all students received the attention they needed, specifically, special ed kids. Most were well-organized.

What I dislike about the company

Some teachers burned out & classroom management suffered

Company Culture
3.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
2.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
2.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
3.00
Company Image
3.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
3.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
3.00
  • Company
    Cobb County Public Schools
  • City
    Kennesaw
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    Not specified

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered
  • 12.Nov 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Let teachers do whst they thinknis bestvand intervene only when teachers arent doing well

What I like about the company

The building is nicevand the ither treachers are friendly and hardworking

What I dislike about the company

Administration talking down to employees

Company Culture
3.00
Support from management
4.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
3.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
3.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
3.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
3.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Cobb County Public Schools
  • City
    Marietta
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Place trust in your employees - less assessment

What I like about the company

Love my school and colleagues. My personal children were educated in this system.

What I dislike about the company

Improve pay if possible! Provide more mentoring support for new teachers and more incentives to keep experienced ones

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
4.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
3.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Cobb County Public Schools
  • City
    Acworth
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    Employee