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Q: Any cautionary tales around working for Beijing Huijia Private School

I've been offered a job to teach at Beijing Huijia Private School. An online search reveals they weren't the most encouraging employers back in 2011. I wonder if negative employment practices still exist there, or if they're now above board. If anyone knows I would be grateful for the heads up. Thank you.

39 weeks 3 days ago in  Business & Jobs - Beijing

 
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If they were bad employers in 2011, there's a pretty good chance they still are.

 

A leopard doesn't tend to change it's spots in the ESL world.

 

 

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if you are unsure about a school, just ask some questions and see how they respond.

for example, ask for contact information of a current FT so you can talk to someone directly about their experiences.

Or ask about the work and living conditions.

 

a genuine place will have no problems answering.

 

 

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which province are you moving to?

you have posted previously about getting offers from several different provinces and moving large suitcases, so which is the (legit) work offer you are going for?

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If they were bad employers in 2011, there's a pretty good chance they still are.

 

A leopard doesn't tend to change it's spots in the ESL world.

 

 

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Ask them to speak with their current Foreign teachers on the phone, privately.

 

If they are withholding details from you or being vague about salary, number of teaching/working hours, benefits or teaching materials, walk away.

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To let you all know, my answer was deleted by admin once I assumed that this question looks similar to what C..U did. Seems admin is helping him.

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