Asia Articles

Search ESLwatch

Log in Register

Log in

Grey List: Beijing New Talent Academy (BJNTA) (Greylist) http://www.bjnewtalent.com/en/

Been about 2 years since I worked there. I was released due to the students disliking my teaching standards...strange, teachers are hated? Go figure. So anyways as an ESL teacher at this school you are not to really do anything but babysit these kids. You can try to teach them English but it's not really needed. If you keep the students happy then the admins won't care about what you do. For me because of trying to be a teacher the students complained to the school. This is not the first however for the school. In the past there have been numerous teachers that were released based on the students complaints. This is one of the "Make Money Schools" in China.

The other problem I had was the Friday schedule. So everybody would finish their lessons by noon on Fridays. Foreigners were required to stay for a meeting that started at 3 and ended whenever. Most of the time they weren't even meetings. They were just a hi and bye. WTF!!! Eventually I just didn't go. They did get on my ass for it but I got back at them for fulfilling my contractual obligations.

You're best friend at this school would be Dr. Lee in the Cambridge department. He runs the department and can help with mediation. I didn't ask him for help when I was having issues but he is your go to guy.

This school isn't the best job to work at nor is it the worse. If you can just stay quiet and not cause any trouble then you'll be fine. If they give you instruction on something just have it go in through one ear and out the other.

Pros
Easy work
Don't need to stay for office hours
Good Pay

Cons
Students are your boss
BFE...it's about 2 hours from SLT and you only hope to find a taxi that will take you there
Accommodations are crap. Dorm style no kitchen
Gay Meetings

 

Please do not review this article, review the school on the link below:

Beijing New Talent Academy (BJNTA) - Private School - China

Adding Your institution is Easy as 1-2-3

Simply add your institution, the form only takes a few minutes.

Register yourself on the website confirm that you are a human. Wait for confirmation via email.

Once you login to the website you can then review your chosen institution.

Recently Added

Ban Pong Sanook School (โรงเรียนบ้านปงสนุก) is a private school located in Lampang, Thailand. Address: 10 Thanon Jamathawee, Lampang, 52000, Thailand. Website:...
IH Arezzo - Accademia Britannica is a private school located in Arezzo, Italy. Address: Vicolo Pietro da Cortona 10, 52100 Arezzo...
Hangzhou Future Sci Tech Wickham Kindergarten is a private school located in Hangzhou, China. Address: No.968-8, Gaojiao Road, Wuchang Street,...
Thai-Singapore International School (TSIS) is a international school located in Samutprakarn, Thailand. Address: 1000 Moo 5, Srinakarin Road, Sumrongnua Muang,...
Nareerat School Phrae is a private school located in Phrae, Thailand. Address: 1 khum Doem Alley, Tambon Nai Wiang, Phrae,...
RefeKids is an online website located in Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro. Address: Naselje Mose 35 Serbia, Belgrade, 11000, Serbia and...
Mokpo International Christian School is an international school located in Mokpo, South Korea. Address: 982 Ogam Dong, Mokpo, Joellenam-do, 530420,...

Connect With Us Today

We believe it’s important to stay closely connected with the great individuals and organizations in the ESL/EFL industry, and what better way than through social media? We’re constantly posting updates online and participating in the buzz.

Please consider connecting with us on the following social media websites to stay up-to-date and connected!

 

Select a Country

Have you added your Institution!

Add your institution for review!

Thank for using ESLwatch, just one more thing before you go. Have you added your institution for review?

Does not matter if it is a school, college, university, recruiter, company, individual or online website that you have had dealings with in the past or present. The review form only takes a few minutes and you do not have to review the institution yourself.

 

Add Your Institution for Review

x