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"Corp Member, DFW region"

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Current Employee - Teacher in Dallas, TX
Current Employee - Teacher in Dallas, TX
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Teach for America full-time (More than a year)

Pros

- You get to work with incredibly motivated and intelligent people with strong leadership qualities.
-If you are a recent college graduate, most people are in the same age group and at the same point in their lives.
-Extensive support and room for growth `

Cons

- Long hours, for me, due to learning how to teach during my first year teaching.
-Possibility to be placed in a part of the country you are not comfortable in or fit in easily with.

Other Employee Reviews for Teach for America

  1. "Great experience as long as you know what you are getting into"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Teacher in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Teach for America full-time

    Pros

    - Positive outlook and relentless dedication by staffers and organization to further their mission
    - Always people available to give support or help if requested
    - Very reflective organization that values feedback and improvement at almost every level

    Cons

    - Expectations seem daunting at first
    - Not great a communication
    - Training will not fully prepare you for teaching, but nothing really could

    Advice to Management

    Continue to be genuinely reflective and react to how corps members are feeling and doing - also, continue to try and connect the work of corps members so that the feeling of a movement can become more palpable


  2. "A place to grow and gain skills to be an educator ONLY!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - 2011 Corps Member in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - 2011 Corps Member in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Teach for America full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Gain great experience with organization and leadership, work with like minded peers, is a prestigious organization.

    Cons

    Straining work, little managerial support, have separate expectations with local district.

    Advice to Management

    The teachers need more support and guidance in the classroom with a lower faculty to corps member ratio.


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