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    Post [Tdol's Blog] Beneath Contempt

    I saw a job advert today for a teaching post in Spain that was quite possibly the worst job I have ever seen advertised in ESL: Are you interested in teaching English in Spain? We need one person who can...

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    Re: [Tdol's Blog] Beneath Contempt

    Good for you Tdol. Though I think bankruptcy may be too good for them. The word 'plague' came into my mind on reading your blog.

    Send them some frogs and tell them one is a fully ESL qualified prince.

    Happy New Year to everyone (except some unnamed folk in Spain).

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    Re: [Tdol's Blog] Beneath Contempt

    Happy New Year, Dr H.

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    I can't believe my eyes. Maybe it's a joke. One must have a huge amount of money in the bank before taking that job.

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    It's a classic- I think it is the worst advert I have come across for a teaching 'job'.

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    It would be perfect for someone who is hiding from the police. They would never think of looking for an educated person in that situation.

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    Only if they have successfully stolen a suitcase full of cash.

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    Re: [Tdol's Blog] Beneath Contempt

    Teaching English is still a profession that you can get into shortly after getting off the plane. Perhaps they'll find an "English professional" with a backback at the local information centre? Though, since they also withhold wages for two month, they might have trouble for even that.

    There are a lot of scummy English schools to work for in Japan, too.

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