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by jw34
26 Oct 2018, 08:56
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: Police Check in Russia
Replies: 1
Views: 3723

Police Check in Russia

For applying to jobs in teaching in the UK you nowadays get asked to provide a police check / Certificate of Good Conduct from abroad if your last employment was abroad.

Does anyone know what I would need to do in Russia? Has anyone done this? What would I ask for?

by jw34
21 Oct 2018, 09:54
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Teaching phonemics
Replies: 2
Views: 4815

Teaching phonemics

Does anyone ever teach the phonemic sounds in the English language directly? - As in we sit down and practice all the sounds - and learn their inscription? Is this more suitable for some nationalities esp. those with a different phoneme set? So far I only ever focus on a phonemic sound when it comes...
by jw34
05 Oct 2018, 11:04
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: I really need some guidance
Replies: 5
Views: 7150

Re: I really need some guidance

This school in Russia is looking for a teacher right now:

(Not recommending it either way - I just know they have a vacancy).

I agree with the other posters - the CELTA may be a better qualification for the UK.
by jw34
05 Oct 2018, 11:00
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: Is there a way to quit graciously with short notice?
Replies: 2
Views: 3842

Re: Is there a way to quit graciously with short notice?

Yes; refer to the contract for notice period. As to email or verbally - you probably need to put it in an email at some point so that is one way. If you're not looking forward to the conversation this can be one way of making it easier of course. Why do you want to leave with short notice? Can you n...
by jw34
05 Oct 2018, 10:54
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: Using TEFL and an IT diploma
Replies: 2
Views: 3722

Re: Using TEFL and an IT diploma

Sam - my experience is that a degree is not required. However; in my case I have been able to point to a long professional career (in IT) and I think that helps. I would therefore emphasise any professional experience you have when you make applications. But, basically, Joe is correct many employers...