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getting out of a contract

Discussion in 'Teaching overseas' started by bubbles40, Dec 26, 2010.

  1. bubbles40

    bubbles40 New commenter

    here goes . signed a contract for a teaching post abroad with every intention of going ; however , i have now been told i need to sort out my visa and possibly , book my own flight - this i was not told at interview or in the contract . i am thinking , if this what they are like now , what will happen when i am working ? any thoughts .



















     
  2. Karvol

    Karvol Occasional commenter

    When I first went to the Middle East I had to sort out a temporary work permit as the employer - so I was told - could not do so from within the country. Once I got there, the employer sorted out a proper work permit for me.
    I have also had jobs where I had to pay for my flights and I was reimbursed once I started working.
    If, however, the employer is not willing to reimburse the costs of either, then I would really think long and hard whether or not it is worth it.
     

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