Ottawa-Carleton District School Board Reviews

Updated Sep 30, 2022

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Ottawa-Carleton District School Board Director of Education Jennifer Adams
Jennifer Adams
33 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good Vacation, good benefits, salary(in 6 reviews)

  • "Large school board with many schools and opportunities(in 5 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "no benefits, takes a significant amount of time to get a full time contract(in 3 reviews)

  • "Would love to have full time work in the school board as an EA(in 3 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Sep 25, 2022 - Occasional Teacher (Supply) in Ottawa, ON
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      Pros

      Love working here. Great atmosphere

      Cons

      Not as much. Haven’t experienced yet

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Awesome

      Sep 25, 2022 - Substitute Teacher 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Easy to find job right now.

      Cons

      Things h Getting tougher in terms of permanent jobs

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work, low pay range

      Sep 30, 2022 - Administrative Assistant in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      lovely employees, work life balance

      Cons

      low pay and very little opportunities for growth

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      teacher

      Sep 12, 2022 - Teacher in Gatineau, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good and friendly environment also provides excellent job training

      Cons

      Not much i personally didn't experience anything negative

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      SALARY

      Aug 25, 2022 - ocassional teacher in Ottawa, ON
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      Pros

      flexible, kind, welcoming, great staff

      Cons

      busy, quick thinking, high-stress, fast paced,

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Getting to be a confrontational workplace.

      Sep 2, 2022 - Electrician in Stittsville, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits, OMERS pension, used to be a more friendly place to work.

      Cons

      Newer Assistant Supervisors are attempting to assert a new "disciplinary management " style that is failing badly.

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Disillusioned

      Aug 26, 2022 - Teacher 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I am struggling to find something to write.

      Cons

      Be more supportive of teachers. Trust in teachers professionalism. Stop passing students that aren’t able to fulfill the expectations.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Good

      Aug 4, 2022 - Teacher in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It is an enriching place to work

      Cons

      It can be challenging at times

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great employer

      Aug 4, 2022 - Registered Early Childhood Educator in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Sick days, summers off, excellent principals, mostly good supervisors from early learning department, good teams in schools

      Cons

      Pay is low for support staff, late finish for pm ECEs

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good job

      Aug 17, 2022 - Lunchroom Supervisor in Ottawa, ON
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      Pros

      Good environment, good management, excellent to learn

      Cons

      No contract and no benefits

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    Ottawa-Carleton District School Board has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 158 reviews left anonymously by employees. 90% of employees would recommend working at Ottawa-Carleton District School Board to a friend and 77% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -7% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Ottawa-Carleton District School Board employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.0 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Ottawa-Carleton District School Board. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

    90% of Ottawa-Carleton District School Board employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Ottawa-Carleton District School Board 3.8 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.9 for culture and values and 3.8 for career opportunities.

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