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  • Otapo
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    18 March, 2016 at 9:07
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    I received an email from Phil Negus at ESL starter for a job in Colombia. I shall paste it here please let me know if it is legitimate or not? Has anyone heard of this recruitment company?
    Thanks a mill.

    “Dear Shiuomeunjo, Many thanks for your mail and interest in the ETF Program Colombia. This program is an initiative of the Colombian government with the aim to make Colombia bilingual by 2020. You are highly encouraged to visit this link to read more information about the initiative. Our program works with Colombian public institutions, with students from disadvantaged backgrounds, in order to attempt to raise their English levels and proficiency.

    In order to apply, please send: copy of CV scan of diploma 1 recommendation letter from a former employer or university lecturer biography (attached) scan of passport Upon receipt of these documents, one of our team will contact you to schedule an interview.

    Benefits include: Monthly stipend of 1,500,000 Colombian Pesos* Placements offered throughout 19 regions of Colombia Airport pick up Full 2 week orientation in Bogota 1 week orientation in your placement location Domestic flight from Bogota to placement city (baggage fees not covered) Accommodation during orientation & first month of placement Completion bonus Colombian national health insurance In country local support Free Lonely Planet E Guide to Colombia FREE teacher blog to share your experiences Go further! More TEFL job assistance after your Colombian adventure! * This is double the average wage in Colombia Requirements Bachelors degree (any field) Fluent English speaker TEFL certificate preferred Willingness to adapt to a new culture Community minded Start dates April & June Limited places are available so apply early to avoid disappointment! Please note – it is strongly preferred for applicants to commit to 2 semesters. Those who commit to 2 semesters will be given priority over 1 semester applicants.

    I look forward to hearing from you.

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