Durham District School Board Reviews

Updated Sep 4, 2022

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Durham District School Board Director of Education Martyn Beckett
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26 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great staff enjoyable community to work with(in 4 reviews)

  • "Getting to go to different schools everyday and meeting new faces(in 3 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Lack of support when really needed by Union and board(in 3 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Strong work culture

      Jul 11, 2022 - Elementary School Principal 
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      Pros

      EDI is a focus with Human Rights at the centre

      Cons

      Recruitment and remuneration for administrators needs to be augmented.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great staff

      Sep 4, 2022 - Teacher 
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      Pros

      Talented dedicated teachers who are willing to go above and beyond for the kids.

      Cons

      Top-down organization, needs transparent communication from sr leadership.

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      EA Review

      Aug 16, 2022 - Educational Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Busy! Lots of work to be done

      Cons

      Not adequate compensation. Most EA's need a second job. There is no opportunity for growth in the position.

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Hate it

      Aug 14, 2022 - French Teacher in Whitby, ON
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      Pros

      Noone knows more than you about your subject

      Cons

      No support. No classroom. Have to attend in-service for other courses and staff meetings that have nothing to do with you

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Small Board

      Jul 11, 2022 - Teacher 
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      Pros

      The size of the board allows for the easy maintenance of multiple meaningful connections

      Cons

      I suppose the small size also makes every relationship more important, and closing a door can lock you out of a number of opportunities

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Nice place to work

      Jul 4, 2022 - Admin Assistant 
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      Pros

      Good pay, benefits and overall job security

      Cons

      None that I could see

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Educator

      Jun 10, 2022 - Early Childhood Educator in Whitby, ON
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      Pros

      If you love working with young children great place to work.

      Cons

      You don’t have much of a voice in this position. No room for Job growth

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Occasional Teacher

      May 18, 2022 - Occasional Teacher 
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      Pros

      Great Support Good Resources Nice People great work environment new classrooms

      Cons

      Lack of Diversity A lot of new programs, no full understanding

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great School Board

      May 1, 2022 - Assistant Professor 
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      Pros

      Very Open and Friendly Work Environment

      Cons

      Large school Board, can be difficult to reach some staff.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good Part Time Job

      Apr 22, 2022 - Lunchroom Supervisor in Whitby, ON
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      Pros

      Job is very easy, you just have to monitor kids during lunch hour.

      Cons

      It's only part time with no benefits.

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    Durham District School Board has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 125 reviews left anonymously by employees. 69% of employees would recommend working at Durham District School Board to a friend and 56% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -4% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Durham District School Board employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.4 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Durham District School Board. This rating has decreased by -9% over the last 12 months.

    69% of Durham District School Board employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Durham District School Board 3.3 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.5 for culture and values and 3.4 for career opportunities.

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