Teach for America Operations Coordinator Interview Questions

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Operations Coordinator Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Accepted Offer

Application

I applied online – interviewed at Teach for America.

Interview

After completing an activity demonstrating our ability to plan and organize a typical day at the Institute, we discussed the plan I had submitted and the reasoning behind my decisions. Pretty basic. The interviewer then asked about my interest in Teach For America and my reasons for applying for the position. She asked what was one of the most challenging experiences I have encountered. Also, she asked for a time when I disagreed with a supervisor.

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Negotiation

The offer was straight forward - no negotiation took place.

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    Operations Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer

    Interview

    The interview process for this position is conducted by one main interviewer, a director-level worker, and a few director-level others may stand by to listen in on the interview. The interview was not stressful but was longer than other interviews for jobs. They seem to like extremely busy people who have a lot to talk about.

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    • They asked about previous leadership experience and difficulties. Most questions were straight-forward.   Answer Question
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    Operations Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at Teach for America (New York, NY) in November 2011.

    Interview

    Very long interview process. Questions specifically targeting organization/prioritization/project management skills. Interview probes for as specific of answers as possible that reveal a true thought process and detailed steps within your answer.

    Interview Questions

    • Many questions regarding a challenge you faced and how you prioritized, asked in many different ways - be prepared with multiple examples of how you have faced challenging workloads, communication issues, relationship issues, organizational challenges, etc.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No negotiations b/c it is a non profit. You accept or decline.

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