Teach for America

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Great organization with great opportunities

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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Teacher  in  Philadelphia, PA
Former Employee - Teacher in Philadelphia, PA

Pros

• Great personal growing experience
• Ability to develop a variety of skills beyond teaching

Cons

• Too data driven at times
• A lot of your experience depends on the school you are placed in and how well you mesh with your co-workers there

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1.  

    A life changing experience.

    Former Employee - Math Teacher  in  Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Math Teacher in Brooklyn, NY

    Pros

    This will give you the skills and life experience you need to be successful in any career path.

    Cons

    Do not go into this thinking you are just going to get by. It didn't work for me.

  2.  

    Better Open Door Policy

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Corps Member  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Corps Member in Los Angeles, CA

    Pros

    "Who you know" Benefits
    motivation to help the community

    Cons

    "what you know" ignorance and dedcation to saviour-complex
    be prepared to ignore their advice and just teach

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    listen to your corps members reviews

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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