Good news, an official from WDA gave a great deal more detail on the requirements for the background check. If we have made any factual errors, please let us know and we will correct them.
The new background check for foreign nationals only applies in the following circumstances:
Cram schools only, not other types of schools.
Teachers applying for cram schools for the first time, not teachers already working at cram schools.
Teachers who have applied since June 16 or have yet to complete their application process from an earlier date.
Cram school background check requirements for foreign nationals:
Generated within the past six months.
Proof that there is no record of criminal offenses.
Record for whole country of origin.
Paper version submitted by the relevant government agency on its official letterhead.
Verification by TECO only required for 25 listed countries.