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• Nishimachi International School Japan 12/2 review 13
Admin are too busy & overworked. So is everyone else… [396 words]

• American International School Vietnam 12/2 review 43
There is truth to the other posts on ISR… [204 words]

• Miras International School Almaty Kazakhstan 12/2 review 18
There are hardly any resources… [653 words]

• International Trilingual School Poland 12/1
First time reviewed on ISR [450 words]

• Swiss International Scientific School Dubai UAE 12/1 review 9
ISR is under representative of the toxic feeling here… [432 words]

• BASIS International School Shenzhen China 12/1 review 18
Please, do not go to China at this time… [731 words]

• Singapore International School Hong Kong 11/30 review 20
Decisions are made impromptu & subject to change… [78 words]

• Regent School Abuja Nigeria 11/30 review 11
The school’s attitude must be improved… [131 words]

• American International School Vietnam 11/30 review 42
Lack of transparency with finances & contracts… [269 words]

• Canadian International School Beijing China 11/29 review 11
This proves that the ISR reviews are accurate… [174 words]

• Springboard International Bilingual School China 11/29 review 9
On average 15 teachers leave each year… [224 words]

• Heritage International School Moscow Russia 11/29 review 2
Consider if it you aren’t too interested in the profession… [1,160 words]

• International School Kazan Russia 11/28 review 14
Think carefully about your personal priorities & comforts… [152 words]

• School of Research Science UAE 11/28 review 5
Staff are treated as fundamentally replaceable… [333 words]

• Panaga School Brunei Darussalam 11/28 review 25
Shouldn’t have staff work & live in such conditions… [376 words]

• Heritage International School Russia 11/22
First time reviewed on ISR [1,096 words]

• ISA Science City International School Guangzhou China 11/22
First time reviewed on ISR [615 words]

• QSI International School Haiphong Vietnam 11/22
First time reviewed on ISR [184 words]

• Harrow Beijing China 11/22 review 28
This is NOT an int’l school. It is a Chinese school… [566 words]

• International School Ulaanbaatar Mongolia 11/22 review 31
This may be an OK school to start your journey… [1,440 words]

• Kaiwen Academy Haidian China 11/21 review 26
Typical chaos associated with mid-tier schools in China… [641 words]

• English Nursery and Primary School Moscow Russia 11/21 review 7
I am ever so glad that I subscribed to ISR… [643 words]

• Hong Kong International School Hong Kong 11/21 review 18
Longevity is not valued, nor is institutional memory… [429 words]

• HD Schools Ningbo China 11/21 review 9
I feel I have to post this to protect people… [775 words]

• International School Hyderabad India 11/21 review 4
Aug 2021 most of the positive & unique aspects started to erode… [1,198 words]

• American School of Brazzaville Republic of Congo 11/18 review 2
A comfortable & rewarding place to work… [226 words]

• Ayeyarwaddy International School Myanmar 11/18 review 22
There are too many meetings on worthless items… [530 words]

• The American School Kinshasa DR Congo 11/18 review 21
I had many doubts but it has been a good experience… [297 words]

• Mont’ Kiara International School Malaysia 11/18 review 22
It has had a tough few years… [200 words]

• Regent School Abuja Nigeria 11/18 review 10
A strong focus on academic standards & achievement… [276 words]

• Harrow International School Shenzhen Qianhai China 11/18 review 18
I wish I’d known about ISR before I decided to accept this job… [522 words]

• ABC International Vietnam 11/18 review 7
I saw they’re hiring again & felt compelled to review… [158 words]

• British School Algiers Algeria 11/17 review 5
I felt very lucky during my time at the school… [277 words]

• English Schools Foundation Hong Kong 11/17 review 3
School seems to have no institutional memory… [1,441 words]

• VinSchool Vietnam 11/17 review 8
People often pull a midnight run… [544 words]

• Amnuay Silpa Bilingual School Bangkok Thailand 11/16 review 11
Questioning anything is simply not an option… [803 words]

• Haileybury Almaty Kazakhstan 11/16 review 40
The best thing about the school is the free food… [343 words]

• Osaka YMCA International School Japan 11/15 review 5
The school has a real commitment to inclusion… [505 words]

• Canadian International School Beijing China 11/15 review 10
I am happy that I left the school… [578 words]

• Manor Hall International School UAE 11/15 review 8
Your pay depends on nationality… [120 words]

• Canadian International School Singapore 11/14 review 26
Expects tier 1 quality while paying at a tier2/3 level… [160 words]

• Harrow Beijing China 11/14 review 27
Cold & uncaring, & the situation in China is awful… [455 words]

• American International School Vietnam 11/14 review 41
A colleague asked about the school. I said ‘don’t do it’… [155 words]

• King Henry VIII College Malaysia 11/11 review 5
I wanted to ensure I wasn’t reviewing based on emotion… [578 words]

• The American School Kinshasa Democratic Republic of Congo 11/11 review 20
Be careful who you talk to, it will go all the way up… [569 words]

• Heritage International School Egypt 11/10 review 8
Scare, bully & fire philosophy… [81 words]

• Regent School Abuja Nigeria 11/10 review 9
Out of 8 reviews, 1 suddenly glowing… [168 words]

• Al Sahwa Schools Oman 11/10 review 42
I disregarded reviews as disgruntled staff. I was wrong… [743 words]

• Nagoya International School Japan 11/9 review 12
I’ve not had a horrible experience at this school… [549 words]

• Colegio Bolivar Colombia 11/9 review 7
Wonderful opportunities to travel… [27 words]

• Garden International School Rayong Thailand 11/9 review 11
Only down side, the salary isn’t competitive… [317 words]

• Shekou International School China 11/8 review 12
Context is crucial to understand when applying to SIS… [901 words]

• Shenzhen College of International Education China 11/8 review 7
The staff accommodations are infested with rats… [461 words]

• Western International School Honduras 11/7 review 3
Very safe town, lots of fun things to do & great place to live… [149 words]

• Nagoya International High School Japan 11/7 review 4
Overall, a very difficult environment to work in… [573 words]

• HD Shanghai Bilingual School China 11/7 review 2
Finance & HR department ruined my entire experience… [2,000 words]

• Kazakhstan International School Kazakhstan 11/4 review 17
Speak to someone who is currently on the staff… [456 words]

• American School El Salvador 11/4 review 9
The pay’s lower- but it’s Central America… [87 words]

• Shanghai DTD Academy China 11/3
First time reviewed on ISR [195 words]

• British School Monaco 11/3
First time reviewed on ISR [545 words]

• Hanoi Toronto School Vietnam 11/2
First time reviewed on ISR [729 words]

• American International School Bucharest Romania 11/2 review 25
Could be great but sadly an uninspiring place to work… [124 words]

• Whittle School & Studios Shenzhen China 11/2 review 2
It’s an ok job but the golden days are over… [262 words]

• Brighton College Bangkok Thailand 11/1 review 2
They nickel & dime all parts of school life for pupils & staff… [674 words]

• American International School Muscat Oman 11/1 review 8
I can’t even say that it was good while it lasted… [288 words]

Director & Principal Reports

• Lynn Pendleton 12/1 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Shanghai Community International School China

• Matthew Ashton 11/29 (Principal Report 2)
Heritage International School Moscow Russia

• Jon Gargan 11/29 (Principal Report 2)
Hay Al Sharooq International School Oman

• John Randolph 11/29 (Director Report 6)
Casablanca American School Morocco

• Flynn Boyle 11/28 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Canadian International School Beijing China

• Glen Woodburn 11/28 (Principal Report 2)
Canadian International School Beijing China

• Jon Mudd 11/22 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
QSI International School Haiphong Vietnam

• Jennifer Osbourne 11/22 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
QSI International School Haiphong Vietnam

• Benjamin Felton 11/21 (Principal Report 3)
HD Schools Ningbo China

• Linda LaPine 11/21 (Director Report 2)
International School Hyderabad India

• Stephen Loggie 11/17 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
English Schools Foundation Hong Kong

• Craig Williamson 11/16 (Director Report 4)
ABA Oman International School Oman

• Matthew Conn 11/16 (Principal Report 2)
Dulwich College Zhuhai China

• David Butcher 11/14 (Director Report 4)
British School Jakarta Indonesia

• Molly Burger 11/11 (Principal Report 5)
Saigon South International School Vietnam

• Bill Parent 11/10 (Principal Report 3)
Heritage International School Egypt

• Tom Nolan 11/9 (Director Report 7)
Harrow Beijing China

• Thomas Garside 11/8 (Principal Report 4)
British International School Tunis Tunisia 

• Polly Parker 11/4 (Director Report 4)
American School El Salvador 

• Jacinth Gurdon 11/4 (Principal Report 2)
Dulwich College Beijing China

• Luke Sullivan 11/3 (Director Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
British School Monaco

• Dan Mullen 11/1 (Director Report 6)
The American School of Kinshasa Democratic Republic of Congo