I only moved to Taipei three months ago but I already am starting to hate my job due to a lot of unpaid work and a toxic environment. I realize there are thousands of similar threads, but I couldn’t find any that were helpful since the pandemic began.
I will also say that I have talked to enough friends and read several posts on here to know that most buxiban gigs are very flawed. With that being said, I want advice on a few things:
The best way to go about quitting and not be charged. It says I would owe 10000 for breaking the contract, but everyone tells me that they can’t legally do this.
I plan to maybe learn Chinese full-time next year so I’m not looking specifically for a career-advancing job. What are some less sketchy buxibans/prep-centers/whatever that require little to no unpaid work and pay a decent rate?
My job is one of those buxibans that claims to not be a cram school but it most certainly is. I work 10 hours less than I did at my hagwon in Korea and I feel as though I work twice as hard for no extra pay.Even though my younger kids love me, I am getting blamed for the poor test performance of students in my older class and the fact that a couple of them don’t like me (because I ask them to participate).
Of course, I could go on and on, but I will leave it at that for now. Any advice would be appreciated!
As long as I can find an honest school that pays around 700 and I can forget about work when I go home everyday, I will be happy.