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Jeff Shaw 12/31 (report 2)
Guangdong Country Garden School China
Nile Valley School Sudan 12/31 First time reviewed on ISR
Jumeria Baccalaureate School UAE 12/31 evaluation 2 
This is a school where good teachers are overworked and unappreciated…
Access International Academy Ningbo China 12/31 evaluation 31 
Some parents do read your good and useful ISR as we need information that is only found here…
Michael Urquhart 12/30 (report 2)
Guangzhou Nanhu International School China
Rex Hattle 12/30 First time reviewed on ISR
Guangzhou Nanhu International School China
Guangzhou Nanhu International School China 12/30 evaluation 14 
Issues were more often dealt with on a favouritism basis rather than on policies & procedures…
El Alsson British American International School Egypt 12/29 evaluation 2 
It’s only in hindsight that I realise what a fantastic place Alsson was to work at…
Franconian International School Germany 12/29 First time reviewed on ISR
Dan Waterman 12/28 (report 4)
Access International Academy Ningbo China
Shenyang Pacific International Academy China 12/28 evaluation 8
I am so glad to be out of that situation…
Jeff Shaw 12/23 (report 2)
Guangdong Country Garden School China 
Lara Manasfi 12/23 (report 2)
American International School Dhaka Bangladesh
Discovery College Hong Kong 12/23 evaluation 7
People stay for the money, but it costs you your integrity…
Albanian College Durres Albania 12/23 evaluation 7 
I’m guessing that Albanian College Durres and AC Tirana will be coming to a recruiting fair near you soon…
Geroen Gakes 12/22 First time reviewed on ISR 
Yew Chung International School Qingdao China
Paul Unwin 12/22 First time reviewed on ISR
English Modern School Doha Qatar
Ralph Maurer 12/22 (report 2)
Nido de Aguilas International School Chile
International School Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 12/22 evaluation 9 
So not a bad school, but not as great as they would have you believe…
British International School Ukraine 12/22 evaluation 19
I attest to the fact that I stayed for 90 days, and regret I stayed even that long…
Australian International School Malaysia 12/21 evaluation 5 
It is not a nice place to work and will not improve until there are changes in the Administration… 
Britannica International School Budapest Hungary 12/21 evaluation 4 
Really it should be an English speaking Hungarian school…
Ajial Bilingual School Kuwait 12/21 evaluation 7
It is not easy to gain parent support and harder than that to get admin support at this school…
American School of Brasilia Brazil 12/21 evaluation 9
Bottom line, if you want to live in Brazil, this is a good school to work at…
Bavarian International School Germany 12/21 evaluation 5 
I urge anyone to be circumspect about other reviews, they lack perspective on what workplaces can be like…
Rowad Al Khaleej Saudi Arabia 12/18 evaluation 3 
This is the only place I have ever worked where teachers are yelled at by supervisors in front of children…
Kingston International School Hong Kong 12/17 First time reviewed on ISR
Jeff Shaw 12/17 First time reviewed on ISR 
Guangdong Country Garden School China
North London Collegiate School Korea 12/17 evaluation 9 
Classrooms vary in size and depending what department you work in, you may get lucky or not…
El Gouna International School Egypt 12/17 evaluation 12 
While the location of the school is great, work conditions are very poor…
Busan Foreign School Korea 12/17 evaluation 14 
The school is always improving but the support for curriculum in terms of mentorship is lacking…
Polyglot Institute Oman 12/17 First time reviewed on ISR
Alan Raymond Jones 12/16 First time reviewed on ISR 
British International School Ukraine
Nansha College Preparatory Academy China 12/16 evaluation 8 
NCPA is a growing and ambitious school only a few years into it’s development…
Escuela Campo Alegre Venezuela 12/16 evaluation 6
The school is very well-resourced and supplies are substantial…
Aoba Japan International School Japan 12/16 evaluation 3 
The school is an old school but is undergoing major renovation this summer…
Michael Chapman 12/15 First time reviewed on ISR
Anglo Colombiano Colombia
Lesley Ann Wallace 12/15 First time reviewed on ISR 
Nord Anglia International School Shanghai Pudong China
Nord Anglia International School Shanghai Pudong China 12/15 evaluation 9
I am writing this because these are things I wish I’d known about before going to work for NAIS…
Colegio Menor San Francisco de Quito Ecuador 12/15 evaluation 3
I was very disappointed in my teaching experience with Menor…
International School Ulaanbaatar Mongolia 12/15 evaluation 22 
This is a really good package, but can be hard if you aren’t prepared for realities…
Michael Roberts 12/14 (report 9)
International School Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam
Dan Waterman 12/14 (report 3)
Access International Academy Ningbo China
Munich International School Germany 12/14 evaluation 7 
My experience at MIS was not an overly positive one…
EtonHouse International School Suzhou China 12/14 evaluation 5 
The curriculum is a mix match from other countries which changes yearly…
British School Caracas Venezuela 12/14 evaluation 8 
The school is beautiful and is situated in a nice part of the city, at the foot of the Avila mountain…
Ralph Maurer 12/11 First time reviewed on ISR
Nido de Aguilas International School Chile
David Perry 12/11 First time reviewed on ISR
Nido de Aguilas International School Chile
Garden International School Thailand 12/11 evaluation 8
If you know you want money over lifestyle, apply elsewhere…
Amman Baccalaureate School Jordan 12/11 evaluation 5
This is not an international school, I am not really sure that it is even a billingual school…
Nido de Aguilas International School Chile 12/11 evaluation 8 
The faculty is a nice blending of expats and locals, and the locals are quite welcoming…
Terry Factor 12/10  (report 2)
Vision International School Qatar
Canadian International School of Guangxi Gaojie China 12/10 First time reviewed on ISR
Heritage International School Egypt 12/10 evaluation 6 
HIS falls short in almost every way. And that is due to the leadership…
Shenyang Pacific International Academy China 12/10 evaluation 7
Things have improved, but it’s not great yet… 
Yongsan International School Seoul Korea 12/10 evaluation 6 
Unfortunately, YISS is not a place where you can freely say what you think…
Dylan Hughes 12/9 First time reviewed on ISR
Canadian International School Hong Kong
Jarlath Madine 12/9 First time reviewed on ISR 
Australian International School Saigon Vietnam
American Collegiate Institute Turkey 12/9 evaluation 9 
When I came to the school my contract said 180 days, which became 204 days, without compensation…
British School Bahrain 12/9 evaluation 10
I understood my contract was only for 2 years but most teachers who perform well expect to be…
British School Ulaanbaatar Mongolia 12/9 evaluation 4
I am very happy that I gained a teaching post at the BSU…
Vision International School Qatar 12/8 evaluation 4
I’m not sure why there’s so much hostility in the previous reviews…
Greengates School Mexico City 12/8 evaluation 20
If you think you’ll escape the marking and grading hell of schools in the UK by coming to Greengates…
Qatar Academy Al Wakra Qatar 12/8 evaluation 6
The main thing is that I am really enjoying working here…
Yongsan International School Seoul Korea 12/8 evaluation 5 
Pays less supposedly because of its missionary school status…
Nansha College Preparatory Academy China 12/8 evaluation 7 
No families welcome due to lack of elementary school & poor access to health care…
Barry Dequanne 12/7 First time reviewed on ISR
American School of Brasilia Brazil
Dan Waterman 12/7 (report 2)
Access International Academy Ningbo China
John Kennedy 12/7 First time reviewed on ISR 
International Community School Singapore
Learning Jungle International School Cambodia 12/7 First time reviewed on ISR
International Community School Singapore 12/7 First time reviewed on ISR
Bavarian International School Germany 12/7 evaluation 4 
As other reviewers wrote before, to arrive here you need tones of patience…
Aoba Japan International School Japan 12/7 evaluation 2 
Will not provide you with house, air tickets, or any other benefit, & will not help you with any process…
International Community School Addis Ababa 12/7 evaluation 12 
Ethiopians are the kindest, most sensitive people who will welcome you into their country…
Colegio Madison Mexico 12/4 evaluation 2 
The school had some problems with noise passing from one classroom to the other but the new director…
St. Gilgen International School Austria 12/4 First time reviewed on ISR 
Asia Pacific International School Korea 12/4 evaluation 7 
Since the most recent review, four years ago, there have been many changes to APIS… 
Shanghai Singapore International School China 12/3 evaluation 18
I don’t know if I will have a contract with this school again but I have decided to move on… 
Singapore International School Hong Kong 12/3 evaluation 15 
I am new to this site but wish I had seen it earlier to avoid making a huge professional mistake… 
Shanghai United International School China 12/3 evaluation 5 
Most rooms have interactive whiteboards and visualizes and most schools have been re furbished…
Busan International Foreign School Korea 12/3 evaluation 12
The board have an unacceptable influence on the day to day running of the school…
Neil Cooke 12/2 First time reviewed on ISR 
Hokkaido International School Japan
Ontario International Canadian School UAE 12/2 First time reviewed on ISR
Canadian International School Kunshan China 12/2 evaluation 13 
Consider this a rebuttal to the posting of the CISK principal…
American Community Schools Athens Greece 12/2 evaluation 3
If you are considering working for this school, I would recommend it. The school is truly innovative…
Vision International School Qatar 12/2 evaluation 3 
Know that this is a corporation, and VIS is a business… 
Andy Kai Fong 12/1 (report 4)
Discovery College Hong Kong
British School Bahrain 12/1 evaluation 9 
Several of us think that if we had seen this site before arriving, we would not have come… 
Rowad Al Khaleej Saudi Arabia 12/1 evaluation 2 
Pictures are taken to avoid showing the bomb-shelled area that teachers live and work in each day…
British School Ulaanbaatar Mongolia 12/1 evaluation 3 
A school with amazing kids, and pretty amazing teachers, led by an unpredictable Principal…
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