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Harry Chaucer 6/29
Vermont International Academy China / USA
Vermont International Academy China/USA 6/29 First time reviewed on ISR 
If this is the way you conduct yourself, I am glad I will not be working for you…
Beijing World Youth Academy 6/29 evaluation 9 
The problem is, I think, that the authors of the negative reviews here do not understand this basic point…
Cambridge English School Kuwait 6/29 evaluation 10
Dasman Model School Kuwait 6/29 evaluation 26
I have been at Dasman through 4 superintendents. Dasman isnt the best or the worse place to work…
Gary Odom 6/28 First time reviewed on ISR
Daegu International School Korea
Busan Foreign School Korea 6/28 evaluation 10
I had no intentions on writing a review until I read evaluation 9 and I saw many inconsistencies and flat out lies…
Dasman Model School Kuwait 6/28 evaluation 25
The new administration has honestly done a great job to lift
the school to a much higher standard…
TASIS Dorado, Puerto Rico 6/28 First time reviewed on ISR
Established 10 years ago, it has a beautiful Campus with lots of technology and resources…
Sherborne Qatar 6/28 evaluation 4 
I am posting this as a parent. Having said that, I teach at another international school in Doha…
Diane Lund 6/27 (report 2)
Busan Foreign School Korea
Larry Molacek 6/27 First time reviewed on ISR
International School of Latvia
Busan Foreign School Korea 6/27 evaluation 9
The above reviews are from individuals with a grudge towards the administration. They were never well-liked…
Beijing World Youth Academy 6/27 evaluation 8 
The future’s bright at BWYA. Great students & staff who want to be here! Doesn’t get much better than that!…
Prince of Wales Island International School Malaysia 6/27 First time reviewed on ISR
Garden International School Thailand 6/27 evaluation 5 
School is housed in 2 large building well back from the road. Upper classrooms have a view of the sea…
Agape Christian Academy Honduras 6/27 First time reviewed on ISR
We entered on a tourist visa. One month later we were “caught’ by immigration and threatened…
Glenelg School of Abu Dhabi UAE 6/27 evaluation 14 
A group of us leaving this year are fighting via the Ad hoc legal office to get our rightful leaving payments.
Cambridge English School Kuwait 6/26 evaluation 9
Limited amount of recreation available and what is cost the price of the 5 star hotel resorts that provide them… 
Swiss International School Zurich North Switzerland 6/26 evaluation 6
“I will attempt to remain as non-biased as possible”…
American School of Dubai UAE 6/26 evaluation 7
The students are excellent, and the parent community very supportive unless you antagonize the wrong parent… 
Elians British School La Nucia Spain 6/26 First time reviewed on ISR
Robert Elser 6/25 First time reviewed on ISR
Colegio Americano del Sur Guatemala
Beijing World Youth Academy 6/25 evaluation 7
Firstly, as a teacher this is a dream school to work in, though it is not very educationally sound…. 
Busan Foreign School Korea 6/25 evaluation 8
On the plus side, the teaching staff at the school is very competent. Kids are great and well behaved… 
Yew Chung International School Shanghai China 6/25 evaluation 30 
An academically credible school in terms of of the classroom experience… 
Beijing World Youth Academy 6/25 evaluation 6
Students were fantastic. Facilities, not so good, but as far as resources, I was always able to order…
Glenelg School of Abu Dhabi UAE 6/25 evaluation 13 
Those who have been bullied into silence, are finally getting heard. Positive changes are being made… 
Inter-Community School Switzerland 6/25 evaluation 2 
Whether or not you like his style, there is no doubting his complete integrity and his passion…
Al Maha Academy Qatar 6/25 evaluation 12
Words fail me! With most schools, leaving was often tinged with sadness. With this school, it is one of relief…
Tony Luttrell 6/22 First time reviewed on ISR
Future Bilingual School, Kuwait
Beanstalk International Bilingual School China 6/22 evaluation 7
Three heads in 2 years. MS/HS has had 3 separate principals and now has only the vice-principal…
Khartoum International Community School Sudan 6/22 evaluation 7 
If you are a hard working professional who genuinely wants to contribute to the development of a school… 
Future Bilingual School Kuwait 6/22 evaluation 14
I liked the location and felt overall it would be a good move. I could not have been more wrong!..
Berlin Brandenburg International School 6/22 First time reviewed on ISR
Campus is outside Berlin, 45-50 minutes from the city center. It is fine for families…
Atlantic International School Russia 6/22 evaluation 5
The school’s various sites are very pretty, colourful and with nice outdoor playgrounds…
Howard Stribbel 6/21 (report 3)
The International School Macao, Macau China
Busan Foreign School Korea 6/21 evaluation 7
How Busan Foreign School ruined my life and the lives of others. Teachers fired, accused of posting to ISR …
English School Fahaheel Kuwait 6/21 evaluation 6
Problems with accommodatio. An attitude teachers are replaceable and should accept what they are given…
American School of Pachuca Mexico 6/21 evaluation 3 
An aging school with less than adequate supplies. I am not aware of any budgets…
Abdulla Fathulla 6/20 First time reviewed on ISR
Al Maha Academy for Boys Qatar
Alan Knobloch 6/20 (report 2)
Shanghai American School Puxi China
Amy Robertson 6/20 First time reviewed on ISR
Dubai American Scientific School UAE
Nick Bishop 6/20 First time reviewed on ISR
Bishop Mackenzie International School
Al Maha Academy Qatar 6/20 evaluation 11
I am ready to leave teaching! Never before have I been exposed to such dynamic levels of…
British School of Lome Togo 6/20 evaluation 4
I had the genuine pleasure of teaching at this gem of a school…
Beijing World Youth Academy 6/19 evaluation 5
If this isn’t the school for you then move on with your career and life…
Shuren-Ribet Private School Beijing China 6/19 evaluation 2 
They represented that taxes were 2-3% when in fact they are 14-25% depending on how much you make…
Beijing World Youth Academy 6/19 evaluation 4
Small community, small school, if you choose to embrace differences and respect them, you will only find…
Graeme Garrett 6/18 (report 2)
The Sultan’s School Oman
David Christenbury 6/18 (report 4)
Korea International School Koea
Diane Lund 6/18 First time reviewed on ISR
Busan Foreign School South Korea
Vietnam American International School Vietnam 6/18 evaluation 2
Real and caring people work here to make this school a success…
Busan Foreign School Korea 6/18evaluation 6
Every decision at BFS involves maximizing profits and minimizing expenses…
Shanghai Community International China 6/18 evaluation 22 
The students are fantastic…
Beijing World Youth Academy China 6/15 evaluation 3 
Between February and April this year, there were no less than 5 timetable changes. This is the norm…
Inter-Community School Switzerland 6/15 First time reviewed on ISR 
Bishop Mackenzie International School Malawi 6/15 evaluation 4 
The crime rate is extremely high, we were burgled twice…
American International School Vietnam 6/15 evaluation 14 
High turnover of leaders has resulted in chronic instability and confusion; every year is a new beginning…
Indianhead International School Korea 6/14 evaluation 22 
Housing is like dorms. Not best suited for living conditions due to close quarters…
American School Vietnam 6/14 evaluation 2 
The school has dire lack of resources. It has a fancy building but no resources…
Bishop Mackenzie International School Malawi 6/14 evaluation 3
It’s quite depressing that I still have one more year left on my contract….
Anglo American School of Sofia Bulgaria 6/13 evaluation 5
Bishop Mackenzie International School Malawi 6/13 evaluation 2 
We would like to express our sincere dissatisfaction with our experience at Bishop Mackenzie…
Connie Weiner 6/12 (report 2)
Sheikh Zayed Private Academy
Howard Stribbel 6/12 (report 2)
International School Macao
Jim Swetz 6/12 (report 4)
Bilkent Laboratory & International School Turkey
International School of Latvia 6/12 evaluation 5
After 5 years I am leaving. What a great experience. I wish I could stay longer but after 5 years local taxes…
Sultan’s School Oman 6/12 evaluation 4 
The Ideal Candidate will be a thoroughly engaging, self-motivated, enthusiastic and flexible with a desire…
Brian Tinker 6/11 First time reviewed on ISR
Trio World School Bangalore India
Trio World School Bangalore India 6/11 evaluation 4
This is the Premier British international school located in Bangalore…
Trio World School Bangalore India 6/11 evaluation 5
I have loved my time at Trio and am only leaving as my wife has been accepted for a position at a school…
British International School Jeddah Saudi Arabia 6/11 evaluation 2 
I am not sorry to be here & chose to stay a while longer; you need to think about why you are coming…
Beijing World Youth Academy 6/11 evaluation 2
School is a dream to work in for teachers. The kids are well behaved and motivated…
Al Maha Academy Qatar 6/11 evaluation 10
Just when I thought things could not get worse, they do…
Sir James Henderson School Italy 6/11 evaluation 4
We are leaving the school this year after a long spell…
Zhongshi Korean International School China 6/8 First time reviewed on ISR
Weiai is a beautiful city by the sea, with fresh air and blue skies; a real plus for China…
Cebu International School Philippines 6/8 evaluation 2 
If you are a flexible, strong character you will probably find it a very worthwhile experience…
Newton International School Qatar 6/8 evaluation 6
Numerous incidents of staff treated unfairly when they have little defense near the end of working at the school…
American School Barcelona Spain 6/7 evaluation 3
The better aspects of ASB are the students and families who are generally nice to work with. Good teachers…
Walworth Barbar American International School Israel 6/7 evaluation 4 
Beautiful campus, minutes from clean beaches, 300 days of sun. Great package…
Kuwait National English School 6/6 evaluation 11
Al Khor International School Qatar 6/6 evaluation 24
This makes sacking of the Upper School Principal laughable for revealing 35 had…
Colegio EuroAmericano Peru 6/6 evaluation 2
Teacher car jacked at gun point. Student’s home invaded by men with automatic weapons after they killed…
Terry Hamilton 6/5 First time reviewed on ISR
Hanoi International School Vietnam
American Cooperative School Tunisia 6/5 evaluation 18 
Good school, teachers and leadership.
British International School Riyadh Saudi Arabia 6/5 evaluation 8
It’s difficult to recruit people to a country with issues about gender equality , freedom of speech & religion…
Jim Gerhard 6/4 (report 4)
International School Yangon Myanmar
American International School Lagos Nigeria 6/4 evaluation 11 
School does a great job pairing new staff with veteran staff to personalize orientation…
Noblesse International School Philippines 6/4 evaluation 11
If you like drama and scandals this is the place for you…
Britannica International School Serbia 6/4 evaluation 4
I found the children wanted to learn. We had very supportive parents, most trusting us to do the right thing…
International School of Latvia 6/1 evaluation 4
I know I have grown as a teacher and would recommend this school…
International School of Kuala Lumpur Malasia 6/1 evaluation 6 
Some excellent teachers at the school and the technology is great…
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