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Cambridge School Doha

Evaluation 1)
Academic integrity of Cambridge School Doha
Effectiveness of administration at Cambridge School Doha
Academic and disciplinary support provided at Cambridge School Doha
Director's involvement in academics at Cambridge School Doha
Fair and equitable treatment by board and director at Cambridge School Doha
Cambridge School Doha has adequate educational materials on hand
Attitude of local community towards foreigners at Cambridge School Doha
Cost of living in relation to salary at Cambridge School Doha
Satisfaction with housing at Cambridge School Doha
Community offers a variety of activities at Cambridge School Doha
Availability and quality of local health care at Cambridge School Doha
Satisfaction with school health insurance policy at Cambridge School Doha
Family friendly / child friendly school and community at Cambridge School Doha
Assistance with visas, shipping and air travel at Cambridge School Doha
Extra curricular load is reasonable at Cambridge School Doha
Security and personal safety at Cambridge School Doha

In regard to breaches of contract...this particularly relates to establishing visas and accommodation at The Cambridge School...

Like so many others, on application for a position with The Cambridge School and at interview (usually by phone) you are promised the world, all made to sound very glamorous. Well, your crown of glamour will soon lose its gloss when you are faced with the reality...

For example, the 'accommodations' for The Cambridge School are a Housing Rental Allowance that is...

Lack of support... in doing your job the resources are absolutely minimal, very old and out-of-date while teaching at The Cambridge School, Doha. In the main, teachers provide their own materials at huge expense... Variety or availability in Doha are both as scarce as green grass.

Libraries and labs would be considered unfit for use in any Anglo Saxon type school, but the name of the school, “The Cambridge School, Doha” again proclaimes a clever marketing tool, a good cover for the lack of support in...

Cambridge School Doha is a poorly run institute with very little to offer in the way of... 

Poor executive decisions at the very top of Cambridge School Doha are made in line with maximising profit and the director is fortunate to have a principal to then carry out his bidding... 

The result of such decisions by management form the tragic state of the junior school of Cambridge School Doha where students are seated in rooms too small for purpose for the entirety of the day whilst teachers struggle to move around due to the squashed nature of this...

Accommodation is poor, fault-ridden and unsafe also. Administration are slow to fix issues as, once more, this involves spending money. In my tenure at Cambridge School Doha, the Filipino support staff were all moved into a warehouse for a period of time where they were sleeping on mattresses on the floor... 

Overall, by working at Cambridge School Doha, you will exclude yourself from all other opportunities in Qatar for at least two years beyond your contract...

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