Sunday, July 18, 2010
A "recruiting and placement firm" for teaching English in Chile at TEFL.com wants US$50 application fee and US$1,295 "placement fee" later.
Save your money for the flight to Santiago, research English language schools in Google, and hit the pavement with resume in hand and enough cash for a month to survive until the first paycheck is in hand.
Speaking Spanish is a plus and very helpful for private teaching.
In over two years teaching English in Latin America, I cannot think of any reason to pay a recruiter to find a position in the field.
Never would I consider paying over US$2,000 to a recruiter and neither should you in my humble opinion.
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