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Birmingham City Council job reviews

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  • Best thing

    Watching children learn and progress

    Worst thing

    Paperwork. Targets.

    4.4

    Employee, April 2021

    • £28.00 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
  • Best thing

    Working with children

    Worst thing

    Stress pressure long hours

    5.1

    Employee, April 2021

    • £32,000 per year, working a 70 hour week
    • 45–54 years old
  • Best thing

    working with people, work colleagues

    Worst thing

    changes to practice
    Senior management don't know what we have to put up with.

    7.4

    Employee, March 2021

    • £10,000 per year, working a 20 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Holidays, independence

    Worst thing

    Workload is massive some parents are vile and children’s behaviours challenges

    5.5

    Employee, March 2021

    • Manages people
    • £41,400 per year, working a 60 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Friends and just the general work

    Worst thing

    Weather

    8.4

    Employee, March 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    My team

    Worst thing

    Pressure to do everything to make children catch up missed time but still do regular lessons, no extra time or resources given

    5.9

    Employee, February 2021

    • £21,500 per year, working a 33 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Working with children seeing them blossom.
    Wonderful work colleagues who are supportive and have got each other's backs.

    Worst thing

    Not enough resources and staff to support children with SEN.

    7.4

    Teaching assistant, February 2021

    • £19,000 per year, working a 36 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Making a difference

    Worst thing

    Not enough staff

    6.1

    Employee, February 2021

    • £22,000 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Helping children to learn new skills for life

    Worst thing

    Long hour working at home

    6.8

    Employee, February 2021

    • £36,000 per year, working a 60 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    WFH
    I organize my own calendar

    Worst thing

    Stress

    7.0

    Employee, February 2021

    • £35,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Job security

    Worst thing

    Holidays only limited to school holidays

    8.9

    Site manager, January 2021

    • £18.25 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Working e we it’s numbers

    Worst thing

    Pressure

    8.5

    Finance officer, December 2020

    • £12.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Educating children

    Worst thing

    Working extra at home

    4.5

    Teacher, December 2020

    • £34,000 per year, working a 55 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Hildren

    Worst thing

    Red tape and ofstead

    4.5

    Teacher, October 2020

    • £29,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Flexibility, easy going nature of management.

    Worst thing

    Sometimes lack of training .

    9.4

    Driver team leader, April 2020

    • Manages people
    • £16.48 per hour
    • 25 or older