An advert was posted recently by someone claiming to be the Sekolah Sri Utama in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia:
We are seeking native English speakers teachers for Class room teaching position. Location of this job is Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Contract term: 12-24 Months
Minimum 25 teaching hours per week
Starting: January/February 2017 and recruitment
Take home salary: 14,700 MYR without bonus (bonus to be discussed)
Accommodation and Medical Insurance
Bachelor or above degree
Native English speakers; nationalities from UK, USA, Canada, Australia or New Zealand are preferred
For teaching young children and adults, good communication skills and patience would be required.
Be responsible and professional; be punctual and consistent in attendance.
Certifications in TEFL, EL, TESL, TESOL, CELTA or equivalent are a plus.
The act of teaching must have an outgoing personality, good interpersonal relations, patience, and have a genuine love for all students.
How to apply
Please send us your CV, certificate, cover letter and other related documents to: email@example.com
All your documents will be strictly on employment purpose.
1. A gmail address rather than an email address from the real school domain
2. An unrealistically high salary (about 3000 euros a month)
3. Several instances of questionable English