ESL Jobs - ESL, EFL, TEFL, TESOL Teaching Jobs
  • FREE Weekly ESL Jobs
  • ESL, EFL, TESL, TEFL -- Get weekly updates of the Hottest New Jobs direct to your inbox as well as easily apply to new openings!
  • Enter your Email:

ESL Jobs Forum
"Where New and Seasoned ESL Professionals Come Together To Network . . . Share. Listen. Learn."

 FAQIndex    FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups      RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

Teaching ESL & TEFL in China - Top 10 Lies You WILL Hear

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    ESL Jobs Forum Forum Index -> Getting the ESL Job...
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
More Or Less



Joined: 18 May 2013
Posts: 47

PostPosted: Sun Apr 02, 2017 12:31 am    Post subject: Teaching ESL & TEFL in China - Top 10 Lies You WILL Hear Reply with quote



My colleague who has been teaching at a private international school in China for 2 years just sent this to me and it is so true... (I was wooed by over a dozen China job recruiters last year)

For anyone even thinking about teaching in China, prepare for the following lies and then read the links at the bottom so your wallet will not go on a sudden diet...

1.) You MUST have a TEFL certificate to teach English in China.

2.) You do not need a Z visa to teach in China for your first 90 day probationary period

3.) Foreigners have no employee rights in China for one year after arrival

4.) You really don't need a university degree to teach English in China

5.) Everyone works 6 days a week

6.) Marketing & Sales is part of every China foreign teacher's job

7.) The air and water pollution is not as bad as they say.

8.) You will save at least $20,000 a year working in China

9.) You cannot get a good job in China without a recruiter like me and TEFL certificate

10.) Once you sign a contract you are stuck in that crappy job for at least a year and if you quit you will be blacklisted and have your visa revoked
.

Now here is the truth...

http://www.opnlttr.com/letter/foreign-english-esl-teachers-tricked-buying-tefl-certificate-courses-fake-china-requirement

http://chinascampatrol.wordpress.com

http://chinascamwatch.org

http://reddit.com/r/chinascamcentral

http://www.chinascambusters.com


P.S. But even more important than the lies, is what a China job recruiter will never ever tell you: https://www.scam.com/showthread.php?704467-UPDATED-China-Liars-List-ESL-TEFL-Teacher-Job-Scams-Internships-Exporters-etc-BLACKLIST&p=1944475#post1944475[/code]

.
.
.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
CFTU



Joined: 09 Dec 2012
Posts: 63

PostPosted: Thu Feb 25, 2021 9:37 pm    Post subject: 2021 TEFL Job Scam UPDATE for China Foreign Teachers Reply with quote

2021 SCAM UPDATE: Friends these lies are still being told today with many others. We urge everyone to visit https://reddit.com/r/TEFLscams at least once a month to get current on how and who is targeting YOU as their next fraud victim.
_________________
The CFTU is China's first and only private labor union representing the 25,000+ foreign teachers now working in China. Visit our platform at https://reddit.com/r/cftu for details and join our cause if you agree with it!
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Shannon



Joined: 28 Jan 2015
Posts: 48

PostPosted: Fri Mar 05, 2021 8:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote



You know, if the recruiters and job agents were forced to tell the truth, their income would drop by 50%. Lies = sales. So they care most about money and least about their clients. I get my own jobs by using the employer contact list at https://reddit.com/r/cftu.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    ESL Jobs Forum Forum Index -> Getting the ESL Job... All times are GMT + 1 Hour
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum

Protected by Anti-Spam ACP


Contact Us | About Us | ESL Jobs Newsletter | ESL Lesson Plan | ESL Online