Teach for America
3.8 of 5 302 reviews
www.teachforamerica.org New York, NY 150 to 499 Employees

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Corp Member, DFW region

Teacher (Current Employee)
Dallas, TX (US)

I have been working at Teach for America full-time for 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.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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

2011 Corps Member (Current Employee)
Baltimore, MD (US)

I have been working at Teach for America full-time for more than a year


Pros: Gain great experience with organization and leadership, work with like… Cons: Straining work, little managerial support, have separate expectations with local… Advice to Senior Management: The teachers need more support and guidance in the classroom… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Great experience as long as you know what you are getting into

Teacher (Current Employee)
Atlanta, GA (US)

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… Cons: - Expectations seem daunting at first - Not great a communication - Training… Advice to Senior Management: Continue to be genuinely reflective and react to how corps members are feeling and doing - also, continue to… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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