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Q: Has anyone worked for (Or heard of) Satifirst Shenzhen?

Hey guys, first post on here-nice to be part of the community.

I have been offered a position at this school and the people we have been dealing with seem very nice.

Contract seems cool and we are about to start the Z Visa process.

However, after searching online I cannot seem to find out anything about their own site, no reviews or information anywhere else.

 

Anyone ever work there or perhaps heard of them even?

 

Any help is appreciated 

8 years 22 weeks ago in  Teaching & Learning - Shenzhen

 
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Welcome,
I might suggest if you want to be part of the community then creating a profile would be good so that you are not an anonymous user..

To your question.
To be fair, I dont think you have done too much research at all, as it took me 30 seconds to google satifirst shenzhen and find that it isnt a school at all. Its an agency, they will put you in a different school and collect a finders fee. So untill you get more information such as where you will actually be working then getting information and referals from other teachers will be difficult. Many people will swear to never use agencies as they are evil demon spawn.... because they are. But if you have any idea what your doing, then you can handle them well and everyone can win. You are definatly not there yet so you have to just hope you get put in a good situation. In the future, try to deal with schools directly. Do PROPER research and dont stop untill all of your questions have been answered. Good luck!

ciarawilson:

Cheers Mike-I'm not sure why my name is coming up as anonyous  - I realize they are an agency but I am not sure of the school(s) they represent so was hoping that maybe someone from here knew of them or the schools they work with? (I assumed they perhaps also had a Satifrst school chain)

Currently waiting on police checks/medical and all them things and then they will be getting the Z visa in order, the hours/pay/contract suits me fine so as long as I find out which school I will be placed and get to speak to one or two people that have worked for them to make sure they pay on time and its a decent place to work for then I think I will go with their offer.

Thanks so much for your help

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Welcome,
I might suggest if you want to be part of the community then creating a profile would be good so that you are not an anonymous user..

To your question.
To be fair, I dont think you have done too much research at all, as it took me 30 seconds to google satifirst shenzhen and find that it isnt a school at all. Its an agency, they will put you in a different school and collect a finders fee. So untill you get more information such as where you will actually be working then getting information and referals from other teachers will be difficult. Many people will swear to never use agencies as they are evil demon spawn.... because they are. But if you have any idea what your doing, then you can handle them well and everyone can win. You are definatly not there yet so you have to just hope you get put in a good situation. In the future, try to deal with schools directly. Do PROPER research and dont stop untill all of your questions have been answered. Good luck!

ciarawilson:

Cheers Mike-I'm not sure why my name is coming up as anonyous  - I realize they are an agency but I am not sure of the school(s) they represent so was hoping that maybe someone from here knew of them or the schools they work with? (I assumed they perhaps also had a Satifrst school chain)

Currently waiting on police checks/medical and all them things and then they will be getting the Z visa in order, the hours/pay/contract suits me fine so as long as I find out which school I will be placed and get to speak to one or two people that have worked for them to make sure they pay on time and its a decent place to work for then I think I will go with their offer.

Thanks so much for your help

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You could seek for help&advice at SAFEA. They helped me several times.

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can you please give me the phone number to SAFEA? I still have not been paid by satifirst and they have also made threats. 

icnif77:

Type 'Safea' in search above for address and contact no. in your city/Province. 

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