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• British School Alexandria Egypt 4/12 review 18
Resources are old, poor, dirty & minimal… [663 words]

• King’s College Doha Qatar 4/12 review 2
Told we’d have a max number of pupils, more were added each year… [256 words]

• K International School Tokyo 4/12 review 25
I suspect those that accepted a job at KIST were those who didn’t read ISR… [184 words]

• VinSchool Vietnam 4/9 review 5
Every horror story you’ve heard about Vinschools are true!… [2,200 words]

• Canadian International School Bangalore India 4/9 review 19
Poor pay in a difficult country, poor support during a global pandemic… [212 words]

• Chaoyang Kaiwen Academy China 4/9 review 19
How can the board not be aware and why haven’t they done something?… [1,270 words]

• NPS International School Singapore 4/8
First time reviewed on ISR [770 words]

• British International School Ukraine 4/8 review 62
I wish I’d known about ISR before accepting a job at BISU… [344 words]

• Albanian College Tirana Albania 4/8 review 27
Staff turnover is a problem. Handling of COVID has been poor… [199 words]

• American College Sofia Bulgaria 4/7 review 10
ACS can be a fun, creative place & has great potential to be amazing… [1,528 words]

• Help International School Malaysia 4/7 review 2
Terribly disappointed with the management of this school… [155 words]

• Panaga School Brunei Darussalam 4/7 review 19
Refused to pay my salary while I waited for my Visa to be approved… [853 words]

• British School Kuwait 4/6 review 16
I stayed as long as I did out of greed… [246 words]

• Confucius International School China 4/6 review 14
The staff & wider community were very friendly… [304 words]

• VinSchool Vietnam 4/5 review 4
A career enhancing choice in a vibrant country… [309 words]

• Myanmar International School Yangon Myanmar 4/5 review 4
I enjoyed my time & felt very supported in the primary school… [666 words]

• Aldar Academies UAE 4/2 review 10
From start to finish, I felt the school was lacking… [54 words]

• Yew Wah International Education School Shanghai Lingang China 4/2 review 4
Expected to find a long-term position, that’s no longer feasible… [638 words]

• Huamao International School China 4/2 review 13
The IB framework is well in place & the scope & sequences are building… [234 words]

• Global Indian International School Japan 4/1
First time reviewed on ISR [108 words]

• Colegio Canadiense Colombia 4/1
First time reviewed on ISR [259 words]

• Suzhou Industrial Park Foreign Language School China 4/1
First time reviewed on ISR [2,595 words]

• Chaoyang Kaiwen Academy China 3/31 review 18
I feel responsible to tell prospective teachers the truth to shield them… [747 words]

• St. Dominic’s International School Portugal 3/31 review 72
I worked there for two years & it was the worst experience of my career… [139 words]

• Singapore American School Singapore 3/31 review 13
My advice is to treat the school as a job & means to some end… [5,380 words]

• American School Dubai UAE 3/30 review 13
Hopefully, the future is brighter than the present for this huge school… [323 words]

• Canadian International School Vietnam 3/30 review 11
I wasn’t sure what to expect because of the older reviews… [1,010 words]

• Columbus School Medellin Colombia 3/30 review 9
For the region, the pay is good and the housing allowance is adequate… [122 words]

• British School Beijing Shunyi China 3/29 review 62
Full of adults from developing countries who’s first language is not English… [213 words]

• Kaohsiung American School Taiwan 3/29 review 13
KAS is an average school if you’re a single or couple & have no children… [645 words]

• Universal American School UAE 3/29 review 28
Each year the school’s atmosphere & culture have deteriorated… [237 words]

• New Cairo British International School Egypt 3/29 review 29
Wait until the current management are out & COVID numbers decrease… [384 words]

• Ras Al Khaimah Academy UAE 3/29 review 32
I hope my comments provide an insight into elements of my time here… [907 words]

• American International School Vietnam 3/29 review 40
Overall, a really great place to work… [178 words]

• BASIS International School Park Lane Harbour China 3/26 review 9
Only after leaving do I understand how stressful that company is… [119 words]

• Australian International School Phnom Penh Cambodia 3/26 review 4
They broke contract & left us stranded with no support… [1,083 words]

• St. Dominic’s International School Portugal 3/26 review 71
A fantastic country just look elsewhere for a school to work in… [56 words]

• International Community School Jordan 3/26 review 13
An IGSCE school with no organized curriculum… [109 words]

• Morogoro International School Tanzania 3/25
First time reviewed on ISR [263 words]

• British School New Delhi India 3/25
First time reviewed on ISR [612 words]

• Qatar Academy Sidra Qatar 3/25 review 11
The school has seen a few leadership changes in the last couple years… [357 words]

• International School of Curitiba Brazil 3/24 review 12
School pre COVID was doing well… [75 words]

• American Community School Beirut Lebanon 3/24 review 11
We’d planned to stay longer but it is impossible… [1,054 words]

• Yew Wah International Education School Shanghai Lingang China 3/24 review 3
Management is odd & students need more support… [677 words]

• Beijing No. 80 High School, International Department China 3/23 review 2
Students would ask for 80% & scared teachers would raise their grades… [167 words]

• Qingdao #1 International School Shandong China 3/23 review 13
The curriculum is not very organized at all… [628 words]

• Aquinas American School Spain 3/22
First time reviewed on ISR [406 words]

• American School Bangkok Thailand 3/22 review 28
Added clause to contracts to avoid labor law, specifically severance pay… [125 words]

• Seoul Foreign School Korea 3/22 review 16
It feels more like a corporation than a place where students can be kids… [718 words]

Director & Principal Reports

• Tim Larocco 4/12 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
East West International School Cambodia

• Cindy Bin Tahal 4/12 (Principal Report 14)
Panaga School Brunei Darussalam

• Christine Xu 4/9 (Director Report 2)
Chaoyang Kaiwen Academy China

• Lillian Zhao 4/9 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Chaoyang Kaiwen Academy China

• James Craig 4/9 (Principal Report 2)
Chaoyang Kaiwen Academy China

• Matthew Sullivan 4/8 (Director Report 4)
NPS International School Singapore

• David Cole 4/8 (Director Report 13)
British International School Ukraine 

• Andrew Leale 4/7 (Director Report 2)
Chaoyang Kaiwen Academy China

• Rebecca Carter 4/7 (Principal Report 2)
Qatar Academy Sidra Qatar

• Kristine Greenlaw 4/7 (Principal Report 2)
International School Belgrade Serbia

• Kyle Morgan Thomas 4/6 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Canadian International School Vietnam

• Eric Semler 4/6 (Principal Report 2)
Concordia International School Shanghai China

• Doruk Gurkan 4/5 (Principal Report 9)
Shanghai Singapore International School China

• David Cole 4/5 (Director Report 12)
British International School Ukraine 

• Malcolm Harrison 4/2 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
JKFZ Cambridge International School China

• Jeff Leppard 4/2 (Principal Report 2)
American International School Budapest Hungary

• Robert Burns 4/1 (Principal Report 2)
Think International School Hong Kong

• Doruk Gurkan 4/1 (Principal Report 8)
Shanghai Singapore International School China

• Greg Brunton 3/31 (Director Report 2)
Western International School Shanghai China

• Greg Brunton 3/31 (Director Report 3)
Western International School Shanghai China

• Michael Boots 3/30 (Director Report 2)
International School of Curitiba

• Ciara Johnson 3/30 (Principal Report 3)
International Programs School Saudi Arabia

• Alun Yorath 3/26 (Director Report 3)
International Community School Jordan

• David Cole 3/26 (Director Report 11)
British International School Ukraine 

• Tom Nolan 3/26 (Principal Report 2)
Harrow International School Beijing China

• Vanita Uppal 3/25 (Director Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
British School New Delhi India

• Mark Tait 3/25 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
British School New Delhi India

• Jeff Leppard 3/25 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
American International School Budapest Hungary

• Michael Boots 3/24 (Director Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
International School of Curitiba Brazil

• Peter Pelosi 3/24 (Director Report 3)
Karachi American School Pakistan

• Cheryl Klaver 3/24 (Principal Report 3)
APU International School Vietnam

• Jessica Lenhart 3/23 (Principal Report)
First time reviewed on ISR
Qingdao #1 International School Shandong China

• Michael Page 3/23 (Director Report 3)
Qingdao #1 International School Shandong China

• Damian Prest 3/23 (Principal Report 2)
Seoul Foreign School Korea

• Darlene Sullivan 3/22 (Principal Report 2)
Blyth Academy Qatar

• Saima Rana 3/22 (Principal Report 26)
GEMS World Academy Dubai UAE