The Menta Group

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Former Employee - Teacher  in  Bellingham, WA (US)
Former Employee - Teacher in Bellingham, WA (US)

Pros

You are able to serve kids who need mentors and advocates. There are many opportunities to work with at risk youth.

Cons

Management is arbitrary and capricious. There is little recognition and the working conditions are poor. The non profits are run by a for profit which is a bad situation. Raises are arbitrary, salary is about half that of other teachers or adminstrators and poor leaders are often left in charge because competant ones leave. Coorporate staff are out of the loop when it comes to day to day issue on the job and job performance of specific employees (good and bad)

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be aware of your employes strengths and value them.

Doesn't Recommend

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    Former Employee - Special Education Teacher  in  North Aurora, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Special Education Teacher in North Aurora, IL (US)

    Pros

    Teaching children to behave better and improve their academic ability and progress.

    Cons

    The administration is poor, not competent and holds double standards to their "preferred staff." The working conditions are not tolerable after a length of time. Teachers are expected to stay in classroom contact with students for the whole day and even eat lunch with the students. No scheduled breaks and very little if no planning time. Expectations are not followed and preferred staff disregard and do what they want. Others get reprimanded and/or fired for doing the same exact things that preferred staff do. Admin are hypocrites!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Show your staff what they need to be like by being a role model and helping out with the students. Don't expect from your staff what you will not do yourself. Help out with the teachers and substitute when was is needed. Train your staff and give them scheduled breaks to improve morale throughout the buildings. Reduce your gossip because it gets back to the workers. The workers are watching you as admin and are very frustrated by what they see.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great experience working with LD/BD students.

    Cons

    Staff is over worked and under appreciated. Morale among staff is low due to lack of any kind of staff recognition for working hard. Management does not train new staff.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Appreciate the staff you have that work hard for the well being of the students. Train staff in the beginning rather than be demoralizing after the fact.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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