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A place to grow and gain skills to be an educator ONLY!

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - 2011 Corps Member in Baltimore, MD
Current Employee - 2011 Corps Member in Baltimore, MD
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Teach for America full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Gain great experience with organization and leadership, work with like minded peers, is a prestigious organization.

Cons

Straining work, little managerial support, have separate expectations with local district.

Advice to Management

The teachers need more support and guidance in the classroom with a lower faculty to corps member ratio.

Other Employee Reviews for Teach for America

  1. A great organization

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Corps Member in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Corps Member in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Teach for America full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    TFA colleagues are smart, fun, and dedicated. The job is highly challenging and rewarding. People respect the TFA brand. Teaching gives you excellent skills. It makes you more thoughtful and a better communicator.

    Cons

    Low pay, long hours, volatile school environment, little day-to-day appreciation at work. Not a long-term career. Quality of experience depends on your school placement more than TFA's efforts.


  2. High work, low pay, not family-friendly

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Teacher in Detroit, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Teach for America full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    They are helping me procure my teaching certificate. There are not many pros here, to be perfectly honest, not enough for a twenty word minimum! Not a great place to work.

    Cons

    Work 70 hours a week and it's still not enough, extra requirements through TFA and U of M, as if the requirements of teaching high school math were not enough. Expected to be available with no notice whatsoever.


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