HOLLAND PARK SCHOOL
3.6 out of 5 stars.
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HOLLAND PARK SCHOOL

HOLLAND PARK SCHOOL Employee Review

Demanding but rewarding place to work

 It is a fast-paced, professional environment. The students are wonderful and the leadership team are inspiring.  We all work hard but I am proud of what we achieve.

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5.0
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5.0
Salary/Benefits
5.0
Job security/advancement
5.0
Management
5.0
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Horrific place to work

Awful, toxic environment. I worked at least 70hrs a week to get by, nothing was good enough, I did not feel valued or respected. Having nice candles and expensive paint on the walls was more of a priority than providing teachers with sufficient printing credit, equipment, and LSAs for students with needs.

Pros

Students and colleagues are nice (except SLT)

Cons

Everything.
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Terrifying management

Unacceptable management style. Bullying management culture pupil are enjoyable and talented. Clear space to work and direction on what needs to be done

Pros

Professional environment

Cons

Poor management
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Lovely kids, unacceptable management

The management preyed on inexperienced teachers who know no better: the stress and expectations placed on staff here were neither normal nor necessary.NQTs who worked a minimum of 12 hours per day - plus weekends - were idolised rather than helped. Other staff were made to feel guilty for going to the gym or making half term plans.Lessons were theatrical, in that they were largely for show - as were many of the school’s burdensome, legalistic, and frankly excessive policies. I would not recommend working here.

Pros

Lovely kids

Cons

Long hours, culture of fear
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Overall rating

3.6

Based on 29 reviews

Ratings by category

3.3
Work/Life Balance
3.2
Salary/Benefits
3.4
Job security/advancement
3.3
Management
3.2
Culture

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