Teach for America
3.8 of 5 340 reviews
www.teachforamerica.org New York, NY 150 to 499 Employees

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Great way to enter the education sector.

Pre-K Corps Member (Former Employee)
Chicago, IL

ProsJob security, teaching experience, professional development, insight into education policy, opportunity to impact the achievement gap

ConsChallenging work/life balance, high stress environment, TFA staff are resistant to alternative views on education reform

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to Corps Member feedback on the importance of social & emotional development of students in addition to academic gains.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Challenging, life-changing, rewarding experience

    Corps Member (Current Employee)
    Charlotte, NC

    I have been working at Teach for America full-time for more than a year


    Pros: A huge challenge. I will force you to grow and develop in so many ways. You are immediately put on the front… Cons: All corps members will work in school systems that are struggling in some way. Corps members… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    It is a very challenging and eye-opening experience.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Teach for America full-time


    Pros: You get to open your eyes to the difficulties and… Cons: The education system seems to set you up for failure… Advice to Senior Management: To be a positive and motivating outlet to each and… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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