West Des Moines Community Schools
3.0 of 5 2 reviews
www.wdm.k12.ia.us West Des Moines, IA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Tom Narak


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Great place to work!

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
West Des Moines, IA (US)

I worked at West Des Moines Community Schools for more than 3 years

ProsHigh quality of teachers, newer technology, most students motivated to learn.

ConsPublic school district...hands tied by bureaucracy sometimes...not able to always get rid of under-performing teachers. Sometimes it is "who you know" rather than "what you know".

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Job description does not even BEGIN to describe this job.

Level III Special Education Associate (Former Employee)
West Des Moines, IA (US)

I worked at West Des Moines Community Schools

ProsWonderful benefits package, time off, and breaks during the school year.

ConsVery little pay for the hazards of the job, too much negativity, incessant gossiping by teachers and staff. Very little real leadership from the teachers.

Advice to Senior ManagementGet a handle on the gossip and back stabbing and reprimand the teachers for allowing it to continue in their classrooms.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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