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by TeacherWNoRoots
Thu Jun 22, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: DODDS Hiring Question
Replies: 289
Views: 344490

Re: DODDS Hiring Question

All I'm saying about guarantees is that a transfer absolutely can't be guaranteed. To quote Mr. Brady, "DoDEA is not a travel agency. If you don't like where you are, you are free to resign."
by TeacherWNoRoots
Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: DODDS Hiring Question
Replies: 289
Views: 344490

Re: DODDS Hiring Question

Transfers are not guaranteed, no matter what the admin says. They are certainly possible, but they can't be counted on. If you go to the International school in Korea and are hired for DoDEA, there is also no guarantee that you will get housing, etc. Many will say that it's guaranteed as long as you...
by TeacherWNoRoots
Mon May 08, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: DODEA Contract Problem
Replies: 24
Views: 23937

Re: DODEA Contract Problem

@PsyGuy - You're not right - LQA is a recruitment incentive and eligibility does not mean it's an entitlement. The language of the statute includes the term "may grant" which is a legal term meaning there is discretion. It's not something you're entitled to. Entitlement and Benefit, Incentive and Gr...
by TeacherWNoRoots
Mon May 08, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: DODEA Contract Problem
Replies: 24
Views: 23937

Re: DODEA Contract Problem

If you are granted LQA and as a local hire, be aware that they could, down the road, make a call that you were not actually eligible for those benefits and could stop providing them - and even demand repayment. It's something I saw happen to someone, to the tune of over 100K. The individual left the...
by TeacherWNoRoots
Sun May 07, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: DODEA Contract Problem
Replies: 24
Views: 23937

Re: DODEA Contract Problem

Congratulations on being a sought-after educator! DoD has recently started to tighten up with LQA. It's not an entitlement - it's a benefit for which eligibility is outlined in the JTR, most recently updated May 1, 2017. The rule is that except in particular circumstances, a civilian is not eligible...