Mission: Teach For America’s mission is to find, develop, and support a diverse network of leaders who expand opportunity for children from classrooms, schools, and every sector that shapes the broader systems in which schools operate.
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CHANGE STARTS WITH YOU
Teach For America is a diverse network of leaders who confront educational inequity through teaching. We’re a force of advocates, entrepreneurs, policymakers, and community members committed to profound systemic change, because we know opportunity begins with education.
During the two years that you teach with TFA, you’re called a corps member. You’ll work in partnership with students and families in one of 53 communities.
As a corps member, you’ll have a profound impact on students, and they’ll have a profound impact on you. You’ll also have access to a resource and support network that will accelerate your pace of change. You’ll gain context, clarity, and conviction to fuel your entire career.
Change of this magnitude begins with you. A more equitable future starts now.
I have been working at Teach for America full-time (More than 10 years)
Mission driven organization that is working to solve for one of the most pressing social justice issues in our time. Inclusive organization and is reflective and seeks to continuously improve.
Undergoing quite a bit of change in recent years which can cause unrest and lack of clarity for employees.
I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Teach for America.
Online application, letters of recommendation, essay questions, group interview, in person interview. During the interview they only asked me about one leadership position on my resume. I could tell the interview was following a template of questions and inserting one of the interviewee's given leadership positions. Questions such as: "tell me about a time you failed in (insert leadership position) and what you did afterwards?" "tell me about a time you didn't get a long with someone in (insert leadership position) and what the affect was" etc.