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Los Angeles USD Superintendent John Deasy
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    Making a difference at HS Level.

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    Former Employee - Teacher Assistant in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Teacher Assistant in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I worked at Los Angeles USD part-time (more than 8 years)


    The best reason to work here is that you have the ability to make a difference in a students life. You as a Teacher's Assistant are more closer of age to these high school students and they may see you as a confidant, counselor, tutor, and sometimes a role model. The most rewarding feeling is watching them walk across the stage and move on to bigger and better things.

    Another reason is that once you finish with your schooling you have the ability to move up the ladder.


    When working as a TA you are required to assist the teacher but at times you may end up doing their job and not get paid for it.

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    Unfortunately, I was one of those TA's that got stuck with a teacher that did not do much of their work. So please make sure that you will hire someone who will work with their TA and not take advantage of them.

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Los Angeles USD Interviews

Updated 15 Sep 2014
Updated 15 Sep 2014

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    The process took a dayinterviewed at Los Angeles USD.

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    I had one interview for an elementary school teaching position. I was asked several questions, from the standard "Why do you want to work here?" to "Delve into your experience working with children." I am bilingual (Spanish), and the area where the school was located had a majority of Latino students, so that came in handy when explaining my ability to communicate with Spanish-speaking parents if necessary.

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    I was straight out of undergrad so there was no negotiation. My salary was set.
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Best Employers for Latinos to Work for, Latinos for Hire, 2008

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Website www.lausd.net
Headquarters Los Angeles, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1961
Type School/School District
Industry Education
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (AUD) per year
Competitors Unknown

We are LAUSD. We are at the forefront of innovation in public schools, with the serious work of tailoring the learning environment to better serve our community. Here, you will have the opportunity to exercise your potential in the business of education. We are technical professionals, skilled workers, support staff, executives, and community champions. We do our jobs with a... More

Mission: The teachers, administrators and staff of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) believe in the equal worth and dignity of all students and are committed to... More

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