Edmonton Public Schools Reviews

Updated 18 May 2020

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4.2
86%
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92%
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Edmonton Public Schools Superintendent Darrel Robertson
Darrel Robertson
31 Ratings
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  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. "Job security"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Job security, decent salary and benefits.

    Cons

    District is a few years behind technology wise. It takes a while for changes to be made.


  3. "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

  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. "Great job. Little pay"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Educational Assistant 

    I have been working at Edmonton Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    Benefits are extremely good. Job is great.

    Cons

    Hard to get permanent position. Very little pay.

  6. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Curriculum Coordinator 
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Opportunity for professional development and good vacation time

    Cons

    Big organization so changes happen very slowly

  7. "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.

  8. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good People, working for the students is rewarding

    Cons

    long drive between some schools!

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  9. "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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  10. "Best company i have ever worked for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Journeyman Carpenter 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edmonton Public Schools full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent coworkers, great working conditions

    Cons

    There r really no cons at all

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