1. "Avoid if all Possible"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Cork
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at EF Education First

    Pros

    Fellow teachers, lovely students and possibly the chance to learn new skills, like leadership, organisation, etc.

    Cons

    The Senior staff were disorganised and condescending to the teachers. The student welfare coordinator was not qualified for their job, and it was well known to the teachers that there were inappropriate relationships going on at the managerial level. Many promises were broken about my contract, as well as a good many other things with the other teachers. The centre was understaffed, under resourced, and very profit driven. This made my job as a teacher a lot more difficult than it needed to be.

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  1. COVID-19

    "Amazing team"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at EF Education First full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Amazing team and work life balance. Insurance is best I’ve ever had.

    Cons

    School had to close down due to covid19

    EF Education First Response

    May 20, 2020Vice President of Recruitment and Employee Development

    So glad to hear you enjoyed the team and work/life balance - our people are most certainly our best asset, and work/life balance is very important to our culture. We wish you all the best in your future endeavors.

  2. "Great staff, everyone's helpful & friendly. Demanding job."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ESL Teacher 

    I have been working at EF Education First full-time

    Pros

    They're totally legit when it comes to visas, pay & helping you whenever you need it.

    Cons

    The schedules can be hectic, the summer courses are really tough.

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    EF Education First Response

    July 8, 2020Teacher Welfare Director

    Thank you for your review. Your feedback is appreciated.

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