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Krista Zavits 6/28 First time reviewed on ISR
American International School of Budapest
Early Learning Centre Thailand 6/28 evaluation 3
If a member of staff arrive between 1 – 10 minutes later than their contractual starting time the following penalty…
Centro Escolar Concepcion de Maria Honduras 6/28 First time reviewed on ISR
Derek Luebbe 6/27 
American International School of Budapest
Jackie Alexander-Piazza 6/27
Early Learning Centre Thailand
Waseda International School Tokyo Japan 6/27 First time reviewed on ISR  
John Searle 6/26 First time reviewed on ISR
Osaka Intern’l School Kwanseu Gakuin Japan
Atlanta International School Georgia USA 6/26 evaluation 3 
This school is located in a busy international city and has the potential of becoming a great…
American School Marrakesh Morocco 6/26 evaluation 13 
You may not want to stay in Marrakech forever, but like us you may have an unforgettable experience…
Tim Tieman 6/25 First time reviewed on ISR
Academia Cotopaxi Ecuador
Shaysann Kaun 6/25 (report 3)
Colegio Nueva Granada Colombia
Asmara International Community School Eritrea 6/25 First time reviewed on ISR
International Community School Jordan 6/25 evaluation 3
Principal John Bastable responds to recent slander with the following memo to all staff…
Colegio Anglo Colombiano Colombia 6/25 evaluation 2 
Great school to work at in terms of benefits such as health care, housing and the like…
International Community School Jordan 6/25 evaluation 2 
One can only hope that this is merely one twisted individual trying to pull the school down even further…
Early Learning Centre Thailand 6/25 evaluation 2
MUST WORK summer school but you are NOT told this. If you do not work summer school you do not get paid!…
Matthew Nicholson 6/24 First time reviewed on ISR 
Yew Chung Intern’l School Chongqing China
Paul Neary 6/24 First time reviewed on ISR
Asmara International Community School Eritrea
Cavon Ahangarzadeh 6/24 (report 3)
Access International Academy Ningbo China
Glenelg School Abu Dhabi UAE 6/24 evaluation 20
The students are the only thing that allowed me to get to the end without walking out…
Gulf English School Kuwait 6/24 evaluation 23
The end of the year comes as a blessed relief and I move on to a new job, but not until after going through…
International School Ruhr Germany 6/24 First time reviewed on ISR
Cambridge English School Mangaf Kuwait 6/24 evaluation 3
Large number of teachers without qualifications and without proper visa permits to work… 
Escuela Bella Vista Maracaibo Venezuela 6/21 evaluation 11 
Get used to taking initiative & figuring things out yourself…
International Pioneers School Bangkok Thailand 6/21 First time reviewed on ISR
Sri KDU International School Malaysia 6/21 evaluation 6 
Great place for first timers abroad. Bad place if you whine like a baby because of ants in your sugar bowl…
Dwight School Seoul Korea 6/20 First time reviewed on ISR
Qatar Academy Doha Qatar 6/20 evaluation 16
School has tried to pull it together after mishandling the Dorje Gurung case – the teacher dismissed and jailed…
Mark Curnane 6/19 (report 4)
SRI KDU International School, Malaysia
American International School Kuwait 6/19 evaluation 58
If you enjoy shopping malls, you will love Kuwait. Some teachers join a health club, but it’s costly…
Sri KDU International School Malaysia 6/19 evaluation 5
International campus ideally would house 500 students. There are now over 800 students and next year…
Stephen Rothkopf 6/18 (report 3)
K International School Tokyo
International Christian School Cascais Portugal 6/18 First time reviewed on ISR
Berlin Brandenburg International School Germany 6/18 evaluation 2 
School excels at sport & performing arts, also runs a program for home languages…
Bryan Lewallen 6/17 First time reviewed on ISR
Surabaya International School Indonesia
Early Learning Centre Thailand 6/17 First time reviewed on ISR
The Essington School Darwin Australia 6/17 First time reviewed on ISR
George Washington Academy Morocco 6/17 evaluation 2 
This school has come a LONG, LONG way in the last few years…
Robin Heslip 6/14 (report 2)
American International School of Zagreb Croatia
Jack Bimrose 6/14 (report 5)
Lincoln School, San José Costa Rica
Scott Crawford 6/14 First time reviewed on ISR
Cedar International School British Virgin Islands
Mark Bretherton 6/14 First time reviewed on ISR
Ajial Bilingual School kuwait
Dipont Education China 6/14 evaluation 13
Local staff were extremely motivated & could not do enough for both students and international teachers…
Lincoln School Costa Rica 6/14 evaluation 13
Lincoln is truly supportive, collaborative, and a unique environment in which to work…
Sekolah Ciputra Indonesia 6/14 evaluation 6
During the first year I was extremely happy and contented with my work…
Thai-Chinese International School Bangplee Thailand 6/14 evaluation 34 
Keep your opinions to yourself, nod, smile, and do what you are told…
Abroad International School Sendai Japan 6/14 evaluation 2 
Letter from Abroad International School Educational Director in regards to review #1
Neil Hugo 6/13 First time reviewed on ISR 
Kazakhstan International School Kazakhstan
Ellen Griffiths 6/13 First time reviewed on ISR 
International School Egypt
Esbjerg International School Denmark 6/13 First time reviewed on ISR
Soderkulla International School Sweden 6/13 evaluation 2
Student population is one of the most international I’ve ever had the pleasure of teaching….
Korea International School Jeju Campus Korea 6/13 evaluation 6 
Sure, almost every kid is Korean but it’s still an IS school. Faculty, ethos & programs are all from the US…
Savannah Plains International School Tanzania 6/13 evaluation 3 
This school is owned and controlled by a local diamond mine operator…
Bob Gross 6/12 First time reviewed on ISR
American Community School of Abu Dhabi
Alicia Brown 6/12 (report 2)
American International School of Kuwait
Seoul International School Korea 6/12 evaluation 28
Apartments are very far from the Seoul downtown area by public transport – 40 minutes to 1 hour minimum…
Sinarmas World Academy Indonesia 6/12 evaluation 13 
School had a fantastic year. Staff are cohesive, leadership team is great and kids are very receptive…
Peter Corcoran 6/11 First time reviewed on ISR
Seoul International School Korea
David Turner 6/11 (report 2)
Sekolah Ciputra Indonesia
Erik Hoekstra 6/11 First time reviewed on ISR
Sekolah Ciputra Indonesia
Robin Heslip 6/11 First time reviewed on ISR
American International School of Zagreb
Sekolah Ciputra Indonesia 6/11 evaluation 5
Sekolah Ciputra is an attractive school, with wonderful students and a fairly good staff of local teachers…
St. George’s – The English International School Germany 6/11 First time reviewed on ISR
Saher Gilani 6/10 First time reviewed on ISR  
Emirates National School United Arab Emirates
Dipont Education China 6/10 evaluation 12
Dipont Education would like to take the opportunity to respond to factual inaccuracies…
Abroad International School Sendai Japan 6/10 First time reviewed on ISR
Korean International School Qingdao China 6/10 evaluation 2 
Just before I arrived, the director had resigned and no one hired to fill his place. We had no leadership…
British International School Turkey 6/10 evaluation 17
Martyn Smity 6/7 (report 2)
The Regent’s School Bangkok Thailand
Dusty Fretwell 6/7 First time reviewed on ISR
Atlanta International School USA
American School Bombay India 6/7 evaluation 6
If you love an adventure, both in teaching and in travel, then ASB is your school. We LOVED our experience…
Emirates International School Jumeirah UAE 6/7 evaluation 10 
Accommodation has always been a problem. The staff has in the past been housed in one of 3 locations…
Qatar Canadian School Qatar 6/7 evaluation 10
Board refused to grant benefits promised in my contract. I had no recourse. Take a Qatari to court & they win.
American School Marrakesh Morocco 6/7 evaluation 12 
PS – I’m not an administrator covering my behind. If you make it to ASM, you’ll find me (^_^)…
Tim Kelly 6/6 (report 3)
International School Stugart Germany
Mary Jane Martin 6/6 (report 2)
International School Stuttgart Germany
Ambler Moss 6/6 (report 2)
Colegio Maya de Guatemala  
Atlanta International School USA 6/6 evaluation 2
I taught here for quite a few years and saw many changes during that time…
British International School Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 6/6 First time reviewed on ISR
International School Stuttgart Germany 6/6 evaluation 10
With the right parent (big kahunas from Bosch, Porsche, Mercedes, etc.) and wrong situation you may find…
English Modern School Qatar 6/5 evaluation 4
I always feel safe walking around. The only place I don’t feel safe is at home…
InterAmerican Academy Guayaquil Ecuador 6/5 evaluation 5 
Over the past two years the administration has nickel and dimed their employees…
Al Salam School Bahrain 6/5 First time reviewed on ISR
David Turner 6/4 First time reviewed on ISR 
Sekolah Ciputra Indonesia
Beijing International School BISS China 6/4 evaluation 3
Generally well-resourced, 1-to-1 laptop school and full IBO world school. Professional Development provided…
St. Dominic’s International School Portugal 6/4 evaluation 16 
The men win again comment is not a fair one…
Gulf English School Kuwait 6/4 evaluation 22
Who knows where GES is going? Who has the forward plan?…
Dhahran High School Saudi Arabia 6/4 First time reviewed on ISR
Insight School Saint Petersburg Russia 6/3 First time reviewed on ISR
Bishop Mackenzie International School Malawi 6/3 evaluation 6 
I would not hesitate in recommending the school or the country to anyone…
American School of Yaounde Cameroon 6/3 evaluation 11 
On the VERY positive side if you are looking at ASOY as a school to work at.
Ruamrudee International School Bangkok Thailand 6/3 evaluation 38 
Students are easy to work with and your time in the classroom should be happy here…
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