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by robbotochina
30 Nov 2015, 20:06
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: Worried about a dangerous teacher
Replies: 5
Views: 3865

Re: Worried about a dangerous teacher

The kids come first.
I suggest a word to the nearest consulate of this teacher's home country. They are likely to operate under a privacy law so a wrong accusation has less chance of causing damage.
by robbotochina
30 Nov 2015, 20:00
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: NZ teacher looking to work in South-east Asia 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 2453

Re: NZ teacher looking to work in South-east Asia 2016

If you are currently registered in NZ you should be looking at the legit International schools, not what's known as an FT. These pay 2.5/3 times the FT scale. It also looks halfway decent on your CV when you return home. South China (Guangdong) has a few of these internationals - many teaching bacca...
by robbotochina
30 Nov 2015, 19:52
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: Just had 1st China job Skype interview
Replies: 1
Views: 2102

Re: Just had 1st China job Skype interview

I would add a wrinkle.
When they ask about how long? bring up the question of paid holidays over summer - that's if it is a state tertiary.
by robbotochina
16 Feb 2013, 07:53
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: Teaching in a Chinese university - Questions
Replies: 1
Views: 3524

Re: Teaching in a Chinese university - Questions

Being Chinese is a big problem and as its an irrational attitude on the part of schools in China, it is not easily overcome - even by impeccable qualifications. You'll get a better reception in the public schools than the private language schools as the white face is part of the 'sell' to gullible p...
by robbotochina
03 Feb 2013, 17:57
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: Taking holiday?
Replies: 1
Views: 4658

Re: Taking holiday?

Don't quite understand.
You are joining a profession that serves students.
You could possibly take leave outside of the normal periods by organising a fellow teacher to cover. This is unlikely.
by robbotochina
02 Feb 2013, 23:19
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: Qingdao Hotel Management College
Replies: 2
Views: 4962

Re: Qingdao Hotel Management College

Couple or more things about gatsby's post. 1. I've worked at 3 unis and colleges now and the condition of my apartment on arrival at QHMC was no worse than the others. At my second uni the mess had been left by the previous FT occupier - filthy. 2. I assume the RMB2000 insurance was the standard PIC...