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"Great way to enter the education sector."

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Former Employee - Pre-K Corps Member in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Pre-K Corps Member in Chicago, IL
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Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Job security, teaching experience, professional development, insight into education policy, opportunity to impact the achievement gap

Cons

Challenging work/life balance, high stress environment, TFA staff are resistant to alternative views on education reform

Advice to Management

Listen to Corps Member feedback on the importance of social & emotional development of students in addition to academic gains.

Other Employee Reviews for Teach for America

  1. "It is a very challenging and eye-opening experience."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Teach for America full-time

    Pros

    You get to open your eyes to the difficulties and tragedies of the American education system.

    Cons

    The education system seems to set you up for failure as a teacher.

    Advice to Management

    To be a positive and motivating outlet to each and every corps member.


  2. "One of the more challenging/exhausting/rewarding experiences you will ever embark on."

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    Current Employee - Teacher
    Current Employee - Teacher
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It's hard. Everyday is different. Intellectually stimulating. Nice to be part of similarly aged group of people committed to the same cause. It's nice to know that you're making a difference in people's lives.

    Cons

    It's hard. It's exhausting. You bring work home a lot. Sometime you may feel unappreciated and on your own.

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