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George Washington Academy Morocco 12/31 evaluation 8 
This is the right fit for you if you want work in your classroom, do your job, and never be observed…
International School Panama 12/31 evaluation 7
I have worked in the high school for the past three years, and have been happy with my experience there… 
Wroclaw International School Poland 12/31 evaluation 5
I-Shou International School Taiwan 12/30 evaluation 7
I enjoy working & living here. I-Shou is a good place to teach. Well resourced, campus is attractive…
British School Nanjing China 12/30 evaluation 7 
The Director is another big problem at the school…
British School Nanjing China 12/30 evaluation 6 
The Director has been a fair and kind Director…
Discovery International School Honduras 12/30 evaluation 9 
Discovery School is looking better every day…
QSI International School of Chengdu China 12/30 evaluation 4 
I was dismissed after two months for reasons that would never fly in Canada…. There is no safety net.
Universal American School Kuwait 12/29 evaluation 40 
I could not control my class & discipline is one of my strong suits. This led to my dismissal…
UCSI International School Malaysia 12/29 evaluation 5 
Students are fantastic and the staff I worked with were some of the very best – working with literally nothing…
Confucius International School China 12/29 evaluation 2 
No lack of funding & you’ll get what you need to teach. Biggest frustration was slow & unreliable internet…
International School Benghazi Libya 12/29 evaluation 7 
Hired security would have no effect if bad guys came calling, which would only have been a matter of time…
CfBT Project Brunei Darussalam 12/29 evaluation 4
They rule with an iron fist and treat their employed teachers like school children…
Mike Hooley 12/24 (report 2)
British School of Egypt
Heather Naro 12/24 First time reviewed on ISR
International School Eastern Seaboard Thailand
American School Bilbao Spain 12/24 evaluation 3
One cannot save much money here but the life is good and the food is fantastic…
Anglo-American School Moscow Russia 12/24 evaluation 20 
Horrified at the administration’s lack of response to locally paid staff when the ruble more than halved…
Xiamen International School China 12/23 evaluation 5
Living costs low. You’ll save if you don’t travel much. Housing nice & so is the clean air living in this coastal city…
Instituto San Roberto Monterrey Mexico 12/23 evaluation 3
What a disappointing experience it was for me and many of the other teachers I worked with…
Yangon International School Myanmar 12/22 evaluation 8 
if you want an adventure come to Myanmar, it is an exciting place. But if you want to be supported & valued…
ACS Cobham Campus Great Britian 12/22 evaluation 4 
The facilities are impressive…
International School Monagas Venezuela 12/19 evaluation 2 
I was promised many things that were not fulfilled. I anticipated challenges in Venezuela, but… 
Mont’ Kiara International School Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 12/19 evaluation 15
I thought it was time for someone to tell the truth about what is happening here… 
Tokyo International School Japan 12/19 evaluation 7
If you’re lucky enough to be offered a position here you will find it to be a very rewarding experience…
American International School Abu Dhabi UAE 12/18 evaluation 21 
He calls himself a “problem solver” but in all reality…
Saint Andrew’s International High School Malawi 12/18 evaluation 7 
Fair & equitable treatment by board and director…
Yew Chung International School Qingdao China 12/18 evaluation 7 
As a teacher, I was very well supported by both the management team as well as my fellow colleagues..
American International School Johannesburg South Africa 12/17 evaluation 7 
A really great school. If you are happy doing what you’ve always done, don’t come here…
Regent’s School Pattaya Thailand 12/17 evaluation 16 
Resources are non existent, you have to buy your own, and then photocopy them…
John Jalsevac 12/15 (report 4)
Canadian International School Hong Kong
Keith Jackson 12/15 (report 3)
British International School Ukraine
Pan American School Bahia Salavador 12/16 evaluation 6 
Safety is one ofo the main reason I’m leaving. Many eachers mugged or robbed – myself included…
Kevin Skeoch 12/15 First time reviewed on ISR
Dwight School Seoul Korea
British School Caracas Venezuela 12/15 evaluation 6 
TBSC has a bright and exciting future ahead!…
American International School Jeddah Saudi Arabia 12/15 evaluation 30 
We feel like we were duped when we were recruited…
International School Berne Switzerland 12/15 evaluation 3 
A new director nearly every year…
Damien Hehir 12/12 First time reviewed on ISR
Yew Chung International School Shanghai China
Maggie Wright 12/12 (report 2)
Al Mizhar American Academy UAE
Marijana Munro 12/12 First time reviewed on ISR
Marist Brothers International School Japan
Marist Brothers International School Japan 12/12 evaluation 3 
Current head worked and is still working extremely hard to ensure long term success of school…
Mark Bell 12/11 First time reviewed on ISR
Canadian International School Vietnam
British International School Ukraine 12/11 evaluation 16 
Admittedly, I worked at this school many years ago, but reading many of the reviews…
Kristine Reichert de Salgado 12/10 First time reviewed on ISR 
Colegio Marymount Cuernavaca Mexico
Steve Paterson 12/10 (report 2)
Northbridge International School Cambodia
British Council School Madrid Spain 12/10 evaluation 3 
Reactive as opposed to proactive…
St. Fatima Language School Egypt 12/10 evaluation 2 
Comparing this school to the reality of Egypt, I really think it is a supportive and safe environment…
Dwight School Seoul Korea 12/10 evaluation 9
Smile and nod and pretend everything is peachy, and hopefully you can remain under the radar…
Al Ghanim Bilingual School Kuwait 12/10 evaluation 6 
If you want more of a local experience, this is it…
Esbjerg International School Denmark 12/10 evaluation 3 
EIS would welcome the opportunity to challenge these fictitious, criminal allegations in a court of law…
British International School Ukraine 12/9 evaluation 15 
I, for one, felt proud to be a member of our teaching team and proud of the program we offered…
TEDA International School China 12/9 evaluation 26
Students well-behaved & hardworking. Class sizes small & teachers generally skilled/qualified & trusted…
Early Learning Centre Thailand 12/9 evaluation 7
Meetings have no scheduled time limit. Owner’s husband can speak 2 hours, often on a Friday afternoon…
Shenyang Pacific International Academy China 12/9 evaluation 5 
Supposed to be a “tech school,” but internet never works. Student waste bandwidth playing video games..
Al Danah Universal School Kuwait 12/9 evaluation 2
They are awful at getting you legal to live and work in Kuwait… 
Patricia SallehMatta 12/8 First time reviewed on ISR 
International School Kenya
British International School Phuket Thailand 12/8 evaluation 10 
Package pretty strong- pay good, benefits solid. Thailand is as cheap or as expensive as you make it…
Dulwich International High School China 12/8 First time reviewed on ISR  
Pechersk School International Ukraine 12/8 evaluation 3
A friendly school who’s motto is “A place where we belong”. I would generally agree that this is the case…
American International School Jeddah Saudi Arabia 12/8 evaluation 29 
I understand that all schools have issues, but if people just took time to ask others for input…
Alice Smith School Malaysia 12/8 evaluation 5
Package is excellent. I won’t find something better to move to without a promotion! I recommend joining us…
Shanghai Singapore International School China 12/8 evaluation 16
Teaching load is great. You’re not overworked & admin will not bother you on a day to day basis…
British School Nanjing China 12/8 evaluation 5
All in all, there are many good things about the school…
Guangzhou Nanhu International School China 12/8 evaluation 10 
It’s all sad because the kids are great and parents support the school…
Tenby Schools Setia Eco Park Malaysia 12/8 First time reviewed on ISR
SEV Izmir Turkey 12/8 evaluation 10 
If you’re not happy with a teacher’s performance & don’t want them to work for you, at least have the dignity…
TEDA International School 12/8 evaluation 25
Salary in relation to cost of living allows for considerable savings & travel. Life here is easy if not exhilarating…
Kyra Gailis 12/5 First time reviewed on ISR 
Surabaya International School Indonesia
Melanie Vrba 12/5 (report 3)
Western Academy Beijing China
Glendyr Leslie 12/5 (report 2)
Acacia International School Malawi
John Herbert 12/5 First time reviewed on ISR
Braeburn Garden Estate, Kenya
Elizabeth Courtois 12/5 First time reviewed on ISR
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 Songkhla International School Thailand
Pan American School Bahia in Salvador 12/5 evaluation 5 
Many feel the low salary, dangerous city & high prices of Brazil aren’t worth the sun, beaches & culture…
Tim Waley 12/4 First time reviewed on ISR
Uptown School Dubai UAE
Songkhla International School Thailand 12/4 First time reviewed on ISR
Rick Elya 12/3 First time reviewed on ISR
International School Ulaanbaatar Mongolia
British School Muscat Oman 12/3 evaluation 6
The only good point for me is the place, Oman is beautiful, people friendly & welcoming, students are good…
Yew Chung International School Shanghai 12/3 evaluation 33 
I can say that I am a very proud teacher of this school…
Oberoi International School India 12/3 First time reviewed on ISR
James Pilton 12/2 First time reviewed on ISR
QSI International School of Chengdu China
Tescha Bailly 12/2 (report 3)
Shenyang Pacific International Academy China
Braeburn School Kenya 12/2 evaluation 6 
I have enjoyed my time here & mostly everyone is very friendly & there is generally a pleasant atmosphere…
American School Bombay India 12/2 evaluation 9
The positives are very true! ASB has been a fantastic place to work so far…
SSFBC On Course Schools 12/2 evaluation 2
Facilities are pretty basic with only a few lecture rooms containing projectors and IT facilities…  
Hyundai Foreign School Korea 12/2 First time reviewed on ISR
Utahloy International School Zeng Cheng China 12/2 evaluation 10 
Students pay very high fees to attend, we would love to know where the money is going?…
Acacia International School Malawi 12/2 evaluation 3
8 weeks with no hot water & pressure so low would not reach the shower head for even a cold shower…
Glendyr Leslie 12/1 First time reviewed on ISR 
Acacia International School Malawi
Acacia International School Malawi 12/1 evaluation 2
Work visas not provided. We left the country to extend tourist visas. Costs covered by us not the school…
Chengdu Meishi International School China 12/1 evaluation 2 
Students are great. Facilities are nice…
British School Nanjing China 12/1 evaluation 4
At your first meeting and are told admin can no longer help you with anything because it isn’t their ‘job’…
Orchlon International School Mongolia 12/1 First time reviewed on ISR 
Shanghai Singapore International School China 12/1 evaluation 15
People worked tirelessly for the students because they were the only light in this dreary dreaded place…
British School Caracas Venezuela 12/1 evaluation 5
Violent robberies are common place and there is little to do as it is very unsafe to venture out after 6pm… 
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