Ideal English in the UAE
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Ideal English in the UAE
Has anyone had an email or responed to a school called Ideal English? Vacancy: Ideal English, Rus Al Khaimah, United arab Emerates.
A gentleman named Christopher Anderson is their international enlistment officer, which I seem to remember being the name of the HR man for the Kings Colledge Scam.
Also very much like this scam they are asking for documents saying I have a good chance for getting a position with Ideal English. Again their website look very good
here is the link: Ideal English School
If anyone has any info whether this is a scam or not please let me know.
Re: Ideal English in the UAE (views: 3208)Asia (India) - Thu, 28 Jul 2016
Posted by tom
I too got same mail. I think the sight itself is fake. because I sent clarification mail in the sight mail, and I got reply as if every thing is true and carry on processes. Nothing more about this.
Re: Re: Ideal English in the UAE (views: 3449)Asia (India) - Sat, 13 Aug 2016
Posted by Sobin philip
Me too got the appointment letter from Ideal English School. Asked to contact al sahara travels, al sahara travels demanding $1284 dor visa charges. I dont know what to do.plsease advice.....
Re: Ideal English in the UAE (views: 7081)Middle East (United Arab Emirates) - Wed, 20 Jul 2016
Posted by Julian
Hi, Please read all the info below, as I am really not sure about this, but I cannot find any bad info about them so any advice would be really appreciated. I wanted to post an update for Ideal English School, Ras Al Khaimah. So I recently received an email from the school saying they were interested in employing me and I should send all my documents and current resume to their careers and HR dept. I then received another email saying I was elegable for a position at their school. They also wanted me to complete their Online Questionnaire, which was just typed and pasted into the email. There was also information under the questionnaire with several mistakes I have pasted below just as I received it. I am not sure if I am allowed but I have posted the contact details also for investigations. I completed the questionnaire and a week later reseived a contract offer from them. The first thing I noticed was that there was no address but instead a PO.Box Number: IDEAL ENGLISH SCHOOL P.O. Box 12856,Al Nakheel, Ras Al Khaimah United Arab Emirate Tel : +971 521435808 Email : firstname.lastname@example.org Then it goes on to say about travel and from what I can tell they are asking me to pay for tickets. Once they have received receipts I will be re-imburced before I leave my current location. So now I have the contract offer I am to contact: Hassan saharatravels? I am now going to contact Saharatravels, which just sounds wrong to me and see what I am expected to do. I believe they will want me to pay $2000 for air tickets etc what do you thinK ? Hassan Adnan via Email: email@example.com TRAVEL PLANS/ RE-LOCATION Expenses made/incurred by the Employee related to job before commencement of duties or Expenses made during Travel Plans, Processing of Travel Particulars etc. will be substantiated with receipts and Employer will re-imburse the Employee not later than Five (5) working days after submission of Employee’s Expense Report and Receipts as proofs of such Expenses. On no account will Employer accept to shoulder costs for Travel Expenses of Employee before Work sign-on. This is to possibly evade losses that may be accrued to Employer should Employee decide to decline Job Offer or rather be delayed by her Current Employer after certain Expenses must have been made by Employer. The agreement hereby binds Employer and Employee in that re-imbursements will be made fully to Employees upon presentation of Expense Reports and Receipts of Expenses. Employer shall also take care of Employee’s Travel ticket including that of Employee’s family only on Employee’s early notification to Employer and as shall be requested by Employee. UPFRONT PAYMENT OF SALARIES: The two monthly salaries shall be paid in advance before Employees embark on journey to assume duty. This is to enable Employees settle all domestic needs before travel. As such no excuses will be entertained on assumption of duty relating to default. Employees are to note that 2-months upfront salaries are paid as soon as they procure and process the relevant Residence/Work Permit Documents through AL SAHARA TRAVEL & TOURS LLC – UAE and submit it to our Human Resources Department for Verification. Mistakes in Information with Questionnaire: Over the years, the best recruited Expatriates have been selected via The Internet and the selection has proven to be unbiased & based on Merit since our Clients require the best expertise in various fields to enable them deliver within specified frames of time and harness the Opportunities in the operating environment. All Completed Online Interview Questions should be submitted to us: firstname.lastname@example.org to enable us ascertains your eligibility for a Job Position with us. Sincerely Christopher Anderson Human Resource Manager Ideal English School Tel: +9715-2143-5808 Email : email@example.com Website : http://idealsch.com
Re: Ideal English in the UAE (views: 4709)Middle East (United Arab Emirates) - Wed, 13 Jul 2016
Posted by Michael
What kind of documents are they asking for that makes you think it might be a scam? Also, look at the offer. Is it a reasonable offer? Did they actually interview or just immediately ask for all your documents? Finally, you can ask to speak directly to some teachers that they currently employ.
Re: Re: Ideal English in the UAE (views: 2800)Asia (India) - Sat, 17 Dec 2016
Posted by Bipin Musale
Hello! I also have recieved appointment letter from the Ideal English School(without any formal face-to-face or skype/telephonic interview). The letter of appointment was erroneous. They ammended the errors after pointing them out. Now they are asking for USD 1300 for visa processing. This is not first time I am going out of my country for work. I was not asked for money by the employer organisation earlier. The matter is suspicious.....
Re: Re: Ideal English in the UAE (views: 6790)Middle East (United Arab Emirates) - Thu, 21 Jul 2016
Posted by Julian Dalton
Hi, So here is the final installment of yet another scam. Yesterday I visited the web site these guys have put together and I have to say it is very convincing. I decided to try and connect with other teachers and also tried admin and HR. But none of the links worked so I emailed Mr Christopher Anderson and asked for links to other teachers. I also asked him to supply info about himself online as there is no connection anywhere linking him with t....
Ideal English School in UAE is a Scam (views: 3759)Middle East (United Arab Emirates) - Sat, 10 Sep 2016
Posted by FAYAD JARADAT
Hi Julian, I have also been contacted by Ghristoper Anderson on behave of "Ideal English School" in Ras ALKAIMA, UAE. He offered me a handsome contract to teach English at Ideal English Schhool in Ras AL KAhaima, UAE. He refered me to Hassan Adnan at Sahara Travel , who in turn assked me to send 1380$ as the work permit and processing fees of my visa. I replied That I would send a friend of mine in Ras AlKhaima to pay the fees in perso....
Re: Re: Re: Ideal English in the UAE (views: 3275)Asia (India) - Wed, 31 Aug 2016
Posted by Mohammad Anas
hello. Exactly same mail I have got from Christopher Anderson. I have crosschecked and found it fake. I think so many people have got same mail. Genuine company never ask money in advance. Be careful. ....