Teach for America

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As a corps member I felt very supported as a new teacher.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Teach for America

Pros

Help children learn. Grow your own confidence and knowledge of the education system.

Cons

A lot of work. Also, teaching isn't for everyone.

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    I love this org

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Teach for America

    Pros

    The people who work here are awesome

    Cons

    Very email driven so not a lot of face time if you don't work in a region

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    Inspiring

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    Former Employee - Aed in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Aed in Miami, FL

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

    Pros

    TFA is a great organization. The salaries are outrageous. The time off is ridiculous. The amount of time and effort they put into developing each employee is amazing. "Most" people that work there are very nice folks. Everyone has at least a BA degree, they are huge on education. It's a great place to work if you value professional development, and life-work balance, some positions allow you to work from home

    Cons

    Everyone is underpaid. As they are a non-profit. Most of the folks in management have no prior work experience at all. This limits their capacity to manage fairly. Management sometimes acts like a cult, meaning if you don't fit because x, y, or z, they'll find a way to make you quit. Rarely they fire anyone.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please expose your most valuable talent to real corporate life experience. Management has a very limited vision on how to handle employees that are not your typical "star" employees.

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