Teach For All Interview Questions

Updated Jul 23, 2015
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    No Offer

    Interview

    I was contacted by a recruiter via Linkedin, and we had a very productive informational interview! Then, it was the same person with whom I spoke for my official interview. It was very straightforward - questions about my experience, my interest in the job, and the opportunity for me to learn more about the position. I did not move forward, and I would have felt comfortable asking for feedback if I'd wanted

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    • The position was a step up in title but turned out to be very similar to what I'm doing now. I was asked about why I would want to make a lateral move, and I didn't have a very good answer.   Answer Question
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    Director Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Teach For All in August 2014.

    Interview

    Applied in April. In June, received a request for further written information in support of my app. Was on a contract at the time, so I didn't respond. Even still, a month later, received a request for a Skype interview with the UK-based recruiter. Conducted it Skype interview that week. 45 minutes. A preliminary screening call. Very broad questions.

    Interview Questions

    • "What about your prior experience do you feel makes you well suited for this position?"   1 Answer
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Teach For All (Washington, DC) in May 2014.

    Interview

    I applied online after finding TFAll on Idealist. I submitted my cover letter and resume, and then received an email from a would-be supervisor for a phone interview. We had a usual informational phone interview which also gauged my interest in education and international affairs. After this interview, I received an email with instructions for a skills assessment, which was timed. It was sent to me, I finished it in the allotted time, and then I received a phone call when time was up to review the exercise. After this, I had one more short phone interview, and then I was offered the internship. Three steps: -Informational screening intervew -Task-related timed assignment -Final Interview

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Teach For All (New York, NY) in February 2014.

    Interview

    There is an initial HR Screening process followed by a lengthy assignment and then is followed by interviews with at least three other people, all of whom you would be working with on your team.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a project that you led and drove all the way through?   Answer Question
    • What techniques did you use to communicate effectively across cultures? How do you overcome some basic value differences, such as attitudes towards women, to collaborate on projects and programs.   Answer Question
    • Describe your process for coming up with your answers for your assignment.   1 Answer
    • Where do you see yourself in 18 months? in five years?   1 Answer
    • What core value of the organization most resonates with you?   1 Answer
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    No Offer
    Negative Experience

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Teach For All.

    Interview

    I interviewed by phone with the human resources screener. Our phone connection wasn't good and he asked me to call him back in London. It really caught me off guard as I've never had an interviewer ask that I call long distance. I didn't get an additional interview and the interviewer didn't bother to send a rejection note.

    Interview Questions

    • He asked typical "HR" type questions like how I worked in a team and the accomplishment I'm most proud of.   Answer Question
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    Fellow Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Teach For All.

    Interview

    I applied for the fellowship position through the teachformalaysia.org website. I was placed through 3 rounds of interview (not including the application process which is very lengthy). The three rounds included a phone interview, a critical thinking web assessment and a whole day interview. The whole day interview is definitely the hardest. It is where you gather at an assessment centre and you'll be required to teach on a subject for a period of time. Then it is the final interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me of a time when you led something   1 Answer
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