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"Great Company To Work For"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Corps Member - Charter School in Memphis, TN
Current Employee - Corps Member - Charter School in Memphis, TN
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

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

Other Employee Reviews for Teach for America

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

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teacher in Jefferson, LA
    Former Employee - Teacher in Jefferson, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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 Management

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


  2. "Coordinator"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Coordinator in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Coordinator in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    driven people, talented staff. some of the brightest colleagues I've ever worked with were at TFA. everyone is deeply committed to and passionate about the organization's mission and goals.

    Cons

    talent and results are often recognized, not always rewarded with promotions or raises. decisions occasionally felt like they were made in a top-down fashion rather than in a collaborative one.

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