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Stephen Rothkopf 7/30 (Secondary principal) First time reviewed on ISR
K. International School Japan
Jakarta International School Indonesia 7/30 evaluation 11 
If the challenges of living in a large Asian city aren’t too daunting for you I would recommend teaching here…
Sinarmas World Academy Indonesia 7/30 evaluation 4 
The facilities on campus are secure, impressive and beautiful and resources are improving all the time…
American School of Ulaanbaatar Mongolia 7/29 evaluation 8 
Should change name to Canadian School since it uses the Ontario curriculum and few American resources…
TED College Istanbul (TED Istanbul Koleji) 7/29 evaluation 6
My stress level was so high during the last two years that I have taken a break from international teaching…
Damascus Community School 729 evaluation 6
School has reopened after government shut down…
Amman Baccalaureate School Jordan 7/28 evaluation 4 
Some staff are taken away on trips with the wealthy families and as a result…
Steve Cathers 7/28 First time reviewed on ISR
Korea International School Korea
Future Bilingual School Kuwait 7/27 evaluation 13
My wife and I spent a school year at FBS. I left the VP Position for a Principal position at a much larger school…
American School of Ulaanbaatar Mongolia 7/27 evaluation 7
Wells International School Thailand 7/27 Evaluation 8
Where to start?
Ross Hall 7/26  First time reviewed on ISR
American Pacific International School Thailand
St. Petrus Kindergarten Germany 7/26 First time reviewed on ISR 
Lyford Cay International School Bahamas 7/26 evaluation 4
Get everything in writing!
Paul Sebastian 7/25 First time reviewed on ISR
Sinarmas World Academy Indonesia
American International School Kuwait 7/25 evaluation 54 
Package is adequate, average salary around 35K. If you tutor students on the side for a couple of hour$…
iCAN British International School Cambodia 7/25 evaluation 3
On occasions references were refused even though the teacher was professional and performed well…
Canadian International School Singapore 7/23 evaluation 9 
Things are certainly improving as alluded to in previous posts.The new campus will be ready in Oct 2011…
Nishimachi International School Japan 7/23 evaluation 9 
You’ll work long-hard hours, grow professionally, be compensated well, & live in an amazing city…
Iain Stirling 7/23 First time reviewed on ISR
Advanced Learning Schools Saudi Arabia
British School of Houston Texas USA 7/22 First time reviewed on ISR
American School Foundation of Monterrey Mexico evaluation 6 
Previous post about security seems alarmist. I don’t feel any less safe than I would in any major U.S. city…
Escuela Campo Alegre Venezuela 7/21 evaluation 5
I was robbed in the street, a colleague was kidnapped, another colleague’s 2 yr. old daughter held at gunpoint…
TED College Istanbul (TED Istanbul Koleji) 7/21 evaluation 5 
Many are blinded by the wonderful place that is Istanbul, but take away the city and…
Phillip Burgess 7/20 First time reviewed on ISR
Emirates International School UAE
British International School Cairo 7/20 evaluation 16 
My really horrible experiences unfolded AFTER I was evacuated from Cairo during the civil unrest…
Canadian Bilingual School Kuwait (formerly Gulf International ) 7/19 evaluation 2 
Teachers under iron fists of wealthy parents who see no wrong in their children’s…
Universal American School Kuwait 7/19 evaluation 38 
The Principal, a very experienced educator, tried to help, but couldn’t, and also left after 1 year…
Modern English School Egypt 7/18 evaluation 13
They treat their staff as numbers and EVERYONE is dispensable, even those that think they are important…
Emirates International School Jumeirah Dubai UAE 7/18 evaluation 7
School used to be international but now largely local/regional students…
City International Schools Egypt 7/16 First time reviewed on ISR 
American International School Kuwait 7/14 evaluation 53 
Local students strut through the school with carte blanche…
American International School Riyadh 7/14 evaluation 22
Perception is reality…
American School Foundation of Monterrey Mexico 7/14 evaluation 5
Monterrey is currently embroiled in a drug war that is spilling over into the everyday lives of all citizens…
Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Girls UAE 7/13 evaluation 2
I don’t really have a lot of positive things to say about the school other than great kids and great parents…
Berlin Cosmopolitan School Germany 7/13 First time reviewed on ISR 
Colegio Decroly Americano Guatemala 7/12 First time reviewed on ISR 
International Academy Amman Jordan 7/12 evaluation 17 
There are wonderful schools out there where you can have a happy life changing experience…
George Doelsch 7/11 (Elem Principal) (report 2)
Anglo American School of Moscow
Al Nibras International School Kuwait 7/11 First time reviewed on ISR 
I started with this school in its first year of operation with high hopes since admin had a vision…
Anglo-American School Moscow 7/11 evaluation 14 
Biggest challenge in elem. is working with a few outspoken, unhappy, teachers who have been there for years…
Anglo-American School of Moscow 7/9 evaluation 13
I was shocked to face the most difficult and negative year of my 20 year career…
ACS Singapore 7/9 First time reviewed on ISR
Large classes. Many kids have learning disabilities. They come to us bacause public ed. is strict on discipline…
American Community School of Beirut Lebanon 7/8 evaluation 4 
Due to construction sites, the ambient noise is unbearable and doesn’t look like it’s stopping any time soon…
George H. Damon 7/8 First time reviewed on ISR
American Community School at Beirut Lebanon 
George Doelsch 7/8 (Elem Principal) First time reviewed on ISR
Anglo American School of Moscow 
International School Singapore 7/7 evaluation 7
Singapore is comfortable and user-friendly for expats to live…
Noblesse International School Philippines 7/7 evaluation 6 
Western children are extremely rare to see, and the stares and begging got to the children very quickly…
International School Monterey California USA 7/7 evaluation 3
You’re living in one of the most beautiful areas of the world. The nearby attractions are extraordinary…
Advance Generations Schools Saudi Arabia 7/6 First time reviewed on ISR  
Russ Jones 7/6 First time reviewed on ISR
Colegio Roosevelet – American School of Lima Peru
Britannica International School Belgrade Serbia 7/6 First time reviewed on ISR 
Belgrade is a fun, young city to live in and is far more developed than expected…
Colegio Maya de Guatemala 7/5 evaluation 6 
I found the cost of living in Guatemala to be higher than what it was where I came from in the States…
Al Hekma School Bahrain 7/5 evaluation 5 
Changed health coverage mid-contract without notice. Went from coverage in US to only in Middle East…
English International School Prague 7/5 evaluation 2
School set challenges. Some find this too challenging. Staff/student/parent surveys extremely positive…
Hayat Universal Bilingual School Qatar 7/2 evaluation 3 
They took extra money from the teachers each month instead of absorbing the cost of their mistake…
Regent International School Dubai 7/2 evaluation 7
They make you pay if resources are taken from your room even though you cannot lock the classroom….
International School of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 7/1 evaluation 3 
If you try to teach your students any way except her way you soon are in disfavor…
Liceo Ingles Colombia 7/1 evaluation 4 
A government prosecutor who lived in my apartment building came as my lawyer to negotiate me leaving…
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