Calgary Board Of Education Employee Reviews

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Overall enjoyable to work there. Nice people to work with
Facility Operator (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB11 October 2016
Great place, co-workers were fun and upbeat, learned about boilers. Checked boilers, clear snow/cut grass, clean facility.
Hardest - stripping floors
Pros
Monday to Friday work
Cons
Working Nights
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Great School Board
Teacher (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB26 September 2016
Loved working with staff and students at all the school's that I taught at in Calgary, AB. Fabulous atmosphere and hard-working staff.
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Good atmosphere
Education/Administration Assistant (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB14 August 2016
Good place to work. Would be best if they offered more full time permanent positions. Overall not a bad place a lot of good staff.
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Great team, fun to work with
Secretary/Receptionist (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB9 August 2016
Day to day work load is great and easy to do, the staff is fun & we know how to laugh and get the job done. Management can be a challenge some times but tolerable. Hardest part of my job going from office to office. Most Enjoyable part of the job the people I work with.
Pros
Kept busy
Cons
Working in two different offices
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Fun and flexible
Substitute Teacher (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB30 June 2016
Love it, great support and lovely environment. Admin is helpful and lots of placement throughout the school year. Professional development is highly encouraged.
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Friendly workplace environment
Facility Operator (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB25 June 2016
It is a good place to work. Co-workers are very helpful and friendly at work. Work schedule is flexible. We can deal with package boilers, HVAC systems and other commercial mechanical equipment.
Pros
Employee benefits
Cons
Flexible shift.
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Convient working enviroment, break area, cafeteria, break time (must take)
Staff Accountant (Former Employee) –  Calgary AB CANADA2 March 2016
The manager and supervisor will monitor the employees to take break, there is no excuse not to take break.

on site cafeteria is convenient to buy breakfast and lunch without leave the building.
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Great Profession
Teacher (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB30 October 2015
Calgary Board of Education was wonderful to work for. Thoroughly enjoyed my 30+ years teaching. Great administration and colleagues.
Pros
Working with Kids
Cons
Could get stressful.
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Calgary Board of Education is great place to work and have funs as well. There is gym in the building where each an everyone can exercise. It's fun.
Diversity& Learning Support Advisor (Part-time) (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB26 October 2015
The beauty of Calgary Board of Education is flexiblity of work hours and the diversity of the team. CBE has many employees who came from rich cultural backgrounds and experiences.
Pros
Free coffee & cookies
Cons
Variable & flexible week hours
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Challenging and requiring great flexibility
Teacher (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB2 October 2015
The job was fulfilling in that it allowed the teacher time to develop life and academic skills for the students. The chemistry of the work cohort was paramount in both the enjoyment and cooperative nature of working with a student body
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Challenging workplace with lots of different opportunities
Resource and Classroom Teacher, Substitute Teacher (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB24 August 2015
- each school was very different
- each situation was very different
- schools adapted to their students
- school board did offer many opportunities
- too many different systems in charge of teacher hiring and placement, left some people out of the loop or forgotten about
Pros
Good benefit plan
Cons
Confusing comunication system
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A fun place to work
Substitute Teacher (Current Employee) –  Calgary27 July 2015
Although the commuting every day to a different school is challenging in Winter, learning every strategy from every teacher around Calgary makes the job rewarding.
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Excellent Place to BE!
Special Education Assistant (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB5 June 2015
I love the Board I have found my calling! Special Education Assistant march 2015 I get to play with children and have a excellent team. the hardest part is trying to keep up with youngsters! loll
Pros
excellent wage
Cons
not enough hours
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awesome place to work
Education Assistant, Special Education (Current Employee) –  calgary, alberta2 June 2015
*fulfilling and challenging in a way
*fun filled environment to work
*love helping students
* very supportive colleague
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tough but worthwhile career
Teacher (Former Employee) –  Various Calgary Schools2 June 2015
Extreme work load with moderate support. Working together with fellow teachers is the best way to survive. Students are great and are what keeps you coming back.
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Enjoyed working with teachers children and office staff
assistant, Casual lunchroom supervisor (Current Employee) –  cranston elementry24 April 2015
Working as a casual lunchroom supervisor has been fun but, there are not many hours and the shifts are far and few between.
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Fabulous company, I love my job!
Behavioural Counsellor/ Education Assistant (Current Employee) –  Calgary Alberta22 April 2015
Working for the CBE continues to be a fabulous experience. They are warm, welcoming and encourage me to use my skills and training, always pushing for growth and new challenges.
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Good place to work at
General Ledger Controller (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB20 April 2015
Prepared spreadsheets, account reconciliations, worked in Oracle, Excel, PeopleSoft, QuickBooks, Outlook. Prepared journal entries, uploaded accounting information into Oracle, prepared working papers for year end, etc. Trained accounting staff when required.
Pros
job security, good benefit package
Cons
none
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nice people good work environment
Facility operator (Former Employee) –  Calgary, Ab9 April 2015
Would clean school and do maintenance to outside areas. Would also be a mild version of a security guard for high school students.
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was okay for the time looking for other work
Facility Operator (Former Employee) –  calgary ab11 March 2015
lots of work shrt handed alot the people were nice every task was part of my job just had to be done

i learned to use certain eqiupment
managment had alot of politics
hardest part plunging the stuffed toilet
co workers some i liked some just couldnt win with
i liked dealing with people
Pros
inside work mostely
Cons
disrespectful students
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4.2
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