Edmonton Public Schools Teacher Reviews

Updated 11 May 2020

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4.2
73%
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84%
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Edmonton Public Schools Superintendent Darrel Robertson
Darrel Robertson
10 Ratings
  1. "Super"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Teacher in Edmonton, AB

    I have been working at Edmonton Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    Love the experience no complaints

    Cons

    Never sure about governmental changes

  2. "A rewarding career"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edmonton Public Schools full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Amazing community spirit, the kids are incredible, challenging but rewarding work, fantastic administrators

    Cons

    Work life balance is hard to achieve, public/current government perception of teachers can be rather negative

  3. "Teacher"

    4.0
    Current Freelancer - Teacher 

    I have been working at Edmonton Public Schools

    Pros

    Being a teacher is great

    Cons

    nothing, being a teacher is great

  4. "Great company to work for!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edmonton Public Schools part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Contribute to the enhancement of student education. Flexible hours and diverse teaching opportunities.

    Cons

    Sometimes there is no work. No benefits. Not knowing where you are assigned until the day before. Not paid for stat holidays.

  5. "Awesome board"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edmonton Public Schools full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Professional development is extensive and principals support the learning

    Cons

    Funding to schools is inadequate but that comes from this provincial government.

  6. "Very difficult to advance"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Substitute Teacher in Edmonton, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Edmonton Public Schools full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Working with the kids, and some of the staff are beyond amazing.

    Cons

    You are literally a cog in the machine. You get lost in the shuffle, and nobody cares about you in this organization.

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  7. "School Board"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teacher in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Edmonton Public Schools full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great salary, professional development, and benefits.

    Cons

    Job stress related to societal changes.

  8. "Great"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Freelancer - Substitute Teacher 

    I have been working at Edmonton Public Schools

    Pros

    Great collaboration with other teachers

    Cons

    Long interview process with no choice in positions

  9. "Professional?"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher in Edmonton, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Edmonton Public Schools full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great working with kids. Awesome opportunity to grow

    Cons

    Too big. Nobody knows or cares about you. Very quick to judge.

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  10. "Teacher"

    3.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Teacher, Elementary School in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Edmonton Public Schools full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    It pays well, the children are wonderful, good benifits

    Cons

    The staff are very difficult to work with

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