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Roy White 5/31 First time reviewed on ISR
International College Hong Kong
International College Hong Kong 5/31 First time reviewed on ISR
Ruamrudee International School Bangkok Thailand 5/31 evaluation 47 
An awesome gig with low expectations, a guaranteed contract, low pressure, and a decent salary… 
Greengates School Mexico City 5/31 evaluation 22 
A wonderful, renowned learning environment that has amazing teaching staff and long waiting lists… 
Denise McKenzie 5/30 First time reviewed on ISR
Rowad Al Khaleej Saudi Arabia
Tan Li Ping 5/30 First time reviewed on ISR 
Singapore International School Hong Kong
Al Yasmina School UAE 5/30 evaluation 9 
School day extended by 1 hour to allow more curriculum time for the kids, but without a pay increase… 
British School of Egypt 5/30 evaluation 8
It is a pure profit machine, and nothing else matter. The inmates run the asylum…
Gretchen DePoint 5/27 (report 4)
Ruamrudee International School Thailand
 
Harrow International School Beijing China 5/27 First time reviewed on ISR
International School Azerbaijan 5/27 evaluation 15 Rubric Only   
Dasman Bilingual School Kuwait 5/27 evaluation 48
This school had a great future and it is sad that it has come to a point that teachers are leaving…
Final Okullari Cekmekoy Turkey 5/26 First time reviewed on ISR
Kang Chiao International School China 5/26 First time reviewed on ISR
Oxford International School Kyrgyzstan 5/26 First time reviewed on ISR
The American School in Switzerland 5/26 evaluation 4
I don’t have any regrets working here, but I am ready to move on now that I have put in a few years… 
Earl Chamberlin 5/25 First time reviewed on ISR
American Internat’l School Jeddah Saudi Arabia
Columbia International College Taiwan 5/25 First time reviewed on ISR
International School Vietnam Hanoi 5/25 evaluation 8 
The school boasts small class sizes but the small classes are due to the school having very few students… 
Shanghai United International School China 5/25 evaluation 10 
Due to recent events I felt I should update my review to enlighten anyone considering coming to the school…
Rain Jones 5/24 (report 3)
International British School Alexandria Egypt
Lara Manasfi 5/24 (report 4)
American Internat’l School Dhaka Bangladesh
Dasman Bilingual School Kuwait 5/24 evaluation 47 
The school is nose diving at a fast speed… 
Ruamrudee International School Bangkok Thailand 5/24 evaluation 46 
Extreme favoritism, plain meanness, and bullying tactics are common at RIS… 
Samantha Newbon 5/23
Garden International School Kuantan Malaysia .
American International School West 5/23 evaluation 11 
Teaching is taxing & draining. Many students fell privileged. Admin leans towards pleasing clients..
Dipont Education China 5/23 evaluation 21
I was terminated by a “consultant” so the individual had no legal standing. The termination was illegal…
Wallace Ting 5/20 (report 3)
American International School Abuja
Terry Gamble 5/20 (report 3)
GEMS American Academy Qatar
Shanghai Jincai International School China 5/20 First time reviewed on ISR
American International School Abuja Nigeria 5/20 evaluation 8 
AISA can be a great school in a not-so-nice location with a horrible head of school… 
GEMS American Academy Qatar 5/20 evaluation 2 
The school, though it has only being open for less than two years, is in a decrepit condition… 
Jeff Shaw 5/19 (report 5)
Guangdong Country Garden School China
 
Dasman Bilingual School Kuwait 5/19 evaluation 46
A school more concerned with pleasing wealthy students than making sure quality education is provided…
Emirates National School Abu Dhabi UAE 5/19 evaluation 28 
It is truly an insane place to work… 
Luanda International School Angola 5/19 evaluation 35 
The school is also suffering financial difficulties and there have been cut backs in staffing… 
Graeme Chisholm 5/18 (report 2)
Riverside School Czech Republic
International School Vietnam Hanoi 5/18 evaluation 7 
The school building is spacious and well done and resources are adequate… 
Berlin Metropolitan School Germany 5/18 evaluation 3 Rubric Only  
Affiliated High School Peking University China 5/17 First time reviewed on ISR
Cambridge English School Mangaf Kuwait 5/17 evaluation 5 
No resources are provided (beyond the basics) and you will be expected to provide your own… 
Al Maha Academy for Girls Qatar 5/17 evaluation 16 
This school still haunts my professional experience… 
American International School Guangzhou China 5/17 evaluation 16
I’ve grown professionally and would recommend the school to others…
Jeff Shaw 5/16 (report 4)
Guangdong Country Garden School China
Escuela Las Morochas Venezuela 5/16 evaluation 2 
I suggest you think very carefully before coming here in this period of the country’s history…
Mont’ Kiara International School Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 5/16 evaluation 16 
Kids are the best!!! It is a true international school, too. You are made to feel welcome… 
Guangdong Country Garden School China 5/16 evaluation 10 
Air conditioners in every classroom… 
Stacy Rosie 5/16 First time reviewed on ISR
Escuela Bella Vista Maracaibo Venezuela
James Pilton 5/16 (report 3)
QSI International School of Chengdu China
Wee Haur Pek 5/13 (report 7)
Singapore International School Hong Kong
Andy Kai Fong 5/13 (report 5)
Discovery College Hong Kong
Mark Beach 5/13 (report 2)
Discovery College Hong Kong
Singapore International School Hong Kong 5/13 evaluation 17 
The school is known for its exorbitant fees yet paying the teaching staff so little… 
Discovery College Hong Kong 5/13 evaluation 8 
Underneath the school is a disaster and I am very very happy I never have to work there again… 
Jeff Farrington 5/12 (report 3)
International School Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
British School Kathmandu Nepal 5/12 evaluation 2 
The package is very good with a good salary, housing allowance, healthcare and annual flights home.
Miras International School Almaty Kazakhstan 5/12 evaluation 11 Rubric Only 
World Academy Tirana Albania 5/12 evaluation 2 Rubric Only
GEMS Sheikh Zayed Private Academy UAE 5/11 evaluation 6
It is the nicest place you will probably ever live on a single salary as a teacher…
St. Austin’s Academy Nairobi Kenya 5/11 evaluation 2 Rubric Only
Guangdong Country Garden School China 5/11 evaluation 9 
A community of only around one hundred foreigners should not have rates of tumors that are this high… 
Margaret Kaloo 5/10 (report 3)
Excellence Loyalty Commitment School Malaysia
Excellence Loyalty Commitment School Malaysia 5/10 evaluation 4 
On arrival, you are left to fend for Yourself. Classrooms stupidly small & lack resources… 
Guangzhou Nanfang International School China 5/10 evaluation 16 
As a parent, I feel a moral responsibility to share firsthand information about GNIS…
BO AI International High School Programme Xi’an China 5/9 evaluation 6 
You will be asked to work evenings and weekends – despite what they say at interview… 
International British School Alexandria Egypt 5/9 evaluation 14 
The packages differ wildly depending on your nationality, gender, experience and age…
Elian’s British School La Nucia Spain 5/9 evaluation 2 
I recommend Elian’s as a place to work but Spain is probably one of the worst in Europe… 
Bavarian International School Germany 5/9 evaluation 11
Many staff (not all ) are complacent and literally hide under the radar doing the bare minimum…
Francesco Massetti 5/6 First time reviewed on ISR 
Xi’an Hanova International School China
Demetra Gargasoulas 5/6 First time reviewed on ISR 
International Creativity Academy Kuwait
Helen Stanton 5/6 First time reviewed on ISR
Bali International School Indonesia
African Leadership Academy South Africa 5/6 First time reviewed on ISR
St. Gilgen International School Austria 5/6 evaluation 2 
Working here is more like an act of charity, instead of an actual job… 
Iain MacFarlane 5/5 First time reviewed on ISR
American School Kuwait
Ana Allen 5/5 (report 2)
American School Kuwait
 
British School Kathmandu Nepal 5/5 First time reviewed on ISR
Day-Star School Honduras 5/5 evaluation 2 
It’s an experience and it will add value to your character but not to your resume or bank account…
Wendy Teo 5/4 First time reviewed on ISR 
Eaton International School Malaysia
Felician Teo 5/4 First time reviewed on ISR 
Eaton International School Malaysia
Eaton International School Malaysia 5/4 evaluation 2 
My time at this school was consistently disappointing from day one… 
Haileybury Almaty Kazakhstan 5/4 evaluation 2 
The school doesn’t seem to see a problem with continually increasing hours and burdens on teachers…
Richard Dyer 5/3 (report 2)
British International School Budapest Hungary
Kimberly Tomlinson 5/3 First time reviewed on ISR 
Bahrain Bayan School Bahrain
British International School Budapest Hungary 5/3 evaluation 4 
The school and the individual leaders over-promise and under-deliver at every turn…
Gretchen DePoint 5/2 (report 3)
Ruamrudee International School Thailand
Peter Coles 5/2 First time reviewed on ISR 
Al Sahwa Schools Oman
Wuxi Taihu International School China 5/2 evaluation 4 
After almost 2 months of no salary, teachers & staff were preparing to strike… 
American International School Abuja Nigeria 5/2 evaluation 7 
He had the audacity to revoke security at teacher compounds without informing them… 
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