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Great Company To Work For

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Current Employee - Corps Member - Charter School in Memphis, TN
Current Employee - Corps Member - Charter School in Memphis, TN

I have been working at Teach for America full-time (more than an year)

Pros

You get to meet professionals from all over and the managing team really care about their staff and how they can help.

Cons

As with any job in the education industry you definitely get attached to the students, especially when you see them growing and learning.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Management should consider putting a little more into their events and promote them better.

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Positive Outlook
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    I felt like the part of a community of peers working relentlessly towards a goal: student access to excellent education.

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    Former Employee - Teacher in Jefferson, LA
    Former Employee - Teacher in Jefferson, LA

    I worked at Teach for America full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    -You work with talented, driven individuals.
    -You see first-hand the challenges of low-income students and families.

    Cons

    -For my first year, I worked 12+ hour days every day. I never knew how much prep time was needed outside of school hours.
    -The stress of managing challenging students is emotionally demanding.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -continue improving ongoing support for corps members
    -continue making lasting relationships with communities and stakeholders

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    It was a good experience.

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    Current Employee - Program Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Program Director in New York, NY

    I have been working at Teach for America full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Happy people, great culture, productive.

    Cons

    Heavy workload and challenging environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pare down workload

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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