Teach For India Reviews

Updated 6 Aug 2020

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Teach For India CEO Shaheen Mistri
Shaheen Mistri
161 Ratings
Pros
  • "Offers a chance to engage with issues in public school systems first hand, great work culture and kind staff(in 17 reviews)

  • "great work environment and culture(in 17 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "TFI"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Fellow 

    I worked at Teach For India full-time

    Pros

    It was a great experience.

    Cons

    Wish there was more support

  2. "Learnt so much!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Fellowship in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Teach For India full-time

    Pros

    Learned a lot, developed soft skills

    Cons

    A lot of experimentation in the organization where they are unsure about what works and what doesnt


  3. "Teacher"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Fellow in Mumbai

    I worked at Teach For India full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work, impactful.

    Cons

    Nothing, for me at least.

  4. "Good place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Fellowship in New Delhi

    I worked at Teach For India full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    work environment and learning is good

    Cons

    nothing I can think of

  5. "Great place to explore education."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Fellow in New Delhi
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Teach For India full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    1. Flexibility with projects that you want to lead 2. Varying puzzle pieces to explore, from ed tech to teacher training, curriculum etc. 3. Lot of support structures in place 4. Extremely strong alumni network

    Cons

    1. Experience at school level is fellow driven, lacking proper structures 2. Limited post fellowship opportunities if one plans to transition away from education 3. Lacking focus on hard skills

  6. "Amazing"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Fellow in Mumbai

    I worked at Teach For India full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lots of Learning, Brand Value

    Cons

    Post fellowship career support poor

  7. "Great experience as a TFI fellow"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teaching Fellow in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Teach For India full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great structure Beautiful experience Amazing people strong teaching practices

    Cons

    Little difficult work-life balance Very challenging atmosphere Everyday is different

  8. "The work was satifying and challenging"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Fellow in Pune

    I worked at Teach For India full-time

    Pros

    Personal growth, Challenging, Personal learning

    Cons

    Lack of relevant support structures at times

  9. "A learning experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Fellow in Pune

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

    Pros

    Offers a chance to engage with issues in public school systems first hand, great work culture and kind staff

    Cons

    It's a two year commitment so applicants must be sure they are ready to dedicate their resources for this time period at least.

  10. "Amazing place"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Fellow in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Teach For India full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Amazing work environment. Fulfilling work

    Cons

    Not enough salary for a starter

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