Brightside Academy Reviews

Updated 3 Feb 2021

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Martin Handler
41 Ratings
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  • "Low pay for amount of things done(in 9 reviews)

  • "They pack classrooms to get the highest(in 8 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "really well done company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Brightside Academy

    Pros

    great work and amazing company

    Cons

    no cons for the company itself

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  2. "very welcoming company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Liaison 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Brightside Academy full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    welcoming attitude, the kids are so sweet, families are grateful for the help, builds relationships in the community

    Cons

    fast-paced, always changing and evolving, hard to keep up at first


  3. "Staff Great"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Head Start Teacher in Toledo, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Brightside Academy full-time

    Pros

    Staff work well together and collaborate often

    Cons

    Not a lot of room for pay increases

  4. "Horrible"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Teacher 

    I worked at Brightside Academy full-time

    Pros

    The pay was okay for the hours

    Cons

    The management and the environment

  5. "It's ok"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teacher 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Brightside Academy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Children, familes and Partners (Teachers)

    Cons

    Work environment bad, care for employees bad

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  6. Helpful (1)

    "Blind leading the Blind"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Group Supervisor in Pittsburgh, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Brightside Academy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Children, Breaks, Coworkers, Field Trips, Director

    Cons

    Pay, Unsupportive, Training, Benefits, Human Resources, Turn over

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  7. "Check out other daycares please avoid this one"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Childcare Worker in Philadelphia, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Brightside Academy full-time

    Pros

    The staff and children are the reason you want to work there.

    Cons

    The company itself along with corporate cares nothing about teachers. Low pay. No retirement. You leave with nothing no matter how long you’ve been there. Hires anyone.

  8. "happy"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Teacher 

    I worked at Brightside Academy full-time

    Pros

    location was very easy for me

    Cons

    there is always work for you

  9. "Smh"

    1.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Teacher Assistant in Philadelphia, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Brightside Academy full-time

    Pros

    Lunch breaks Learn a lot from the children

    Cons

    Don’t appreciate staff at all

  10. "Kitchen worker"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Prep Cook in Philadelphia, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Brightside Academy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    i worked there 20 yrs

    Cons

    to much work for one person mostly

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