Teach for America

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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 an 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.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Transformational

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Teach for America

    Pros

    Surrounded by smart, passionate, entrepreneurial young professionals. Continuous professional development and support.

    Cons

    Working in a broken/non-existent public school system.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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