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Nadia Hamed 5/31 First time reviewed on ISR
A’Takamul International School Kuwait  
Cebu International School Philippines 5/31 First time reviewed on ISR
Casablanca American School Morocco 5/31 evaluation 22
Board of directors has selected a new director…
Sir James Henderson School Italy 5/30 evaluation 3
Behaviour in the school is poor as there is no collaborative behaviour policy enforced…
Britannica International School Serbia 5/30 evaluation 3 
Belgrade is a truly cosmopolitan and charming city and the Serbian people are kind, generous and warm…
Glenelg School of Abu Dhabi 5/30 evaluation 12
This has been the only negative experience of my career…
Chris Mantz 5/29 (report 6)
British International School of Riyadh
Bangkok Patana School Thailand 5/29 evaluation 4
Come here and you will work hard as expectations are high but so are the rewards…
Enka Okullari Istanbul Turkey 5/28 evaluation 8
Excessive meetings – 3 full faculty meetings a week &1 department meeting and 1 individual class meeting…
The Codrington School Barbados 5/28 evaluation 6
Barbados is an extremely expensive country. The salary is meager. You do not have a housing allowance or…
Noblesse International School Philippines 5/28 evaluation 9 
I think the school will continue to improve in the future. I can recommend this school for other teachers…
Al Maha Academy Qatar 5/28 evaluation 9 
I will be evacuating Almaha with my dignity, self-respect and mental health intact…
International School Heiligenhaus Germany 5/28 evaluation 9 
A sad story of bad management, bad behavior and profiteering that has led to several lawsuits already…
Overseas Family School Singapore 5/28 evaluation 7 
A school with very limited IT and physical resources that do not support a 21st Century…
The Codrington School Barbados 5/25 evaluation 5
First advice is to contact a teacher at the school first and speak to them before applying…
Rabat American School Saudi Morocco 5/25 evaluation 3
American School Kosova, Kosovo, 5/25 evaluation 5 
I was angry and dejected, again. This is the roller coaster of emotions… 
The Codrington School Barbados 5/25 evaluation 4
Resources are poor; not enough sets of reading books, ran out of exercise books part way through the year… 
Chinese International School Singapore 5/25 evaluation 4 
Biggest challenges for CNIS is that school leaders do not have strong backgrounds in education…
Gulf English School Kuwait 5/24 evaluation 5
School problems are defined as – what the parents complain about. If staff are unhappy…
Repton School Dubai 5/24 evaluation 7
Al Maha Academy Qatar 5/24 evaluation 8 
During my Skype interview they assured me salaries move upwards by usually 3-5% and they provide housing…
Vance Boisjoli 5/23 First time reviewed on ISR
” The” International School of Macao China
British School Al Rehab Egypt 5/23 evaluation 11
I spent nearly 4 good years at the British School, enjoyed my experience and found the time very rewarding…
International Community School London 5/23 evaluation 2
I worked here for a short period, only to be released for reasons of “incompatibility”…
Glenelg School of Abu Dhabi UAE 5/22 evaluation 11 
The new administration and board is supporting the needed changes… 
Savannah Plains International School Tanzania 5/22 evaluation 2 
Fortunately for me I left of my own accord, before things got really bad… 
Atlantic International School Moscow Russia 5/22 evaluation 4
Directors make the most out of the professional integrity of foreign teachers to keep the school running… 
Al Maha Academy Qatar 5/22 evaluation 7
Step cautiously and read the fine print – because it changes before your eyes…
ISTEK Foundation Turkey 5/22 evaluation 7
My one year at Istek was in many ways an enjoyable experience. Saying that, I would never…
Casablanca American School Morocco 5/21 evaluation 21 
State Department reconsidering affiliation because the Board, through its actions, has indicated…
American School Kosova, Kosovo, 5/21 evaluation 5
My entire career has been devoted to offering a rich educational experience to any and all children…  
Glenelg School of Abu Dhabi UAE 5/21 evaluation 10 
The school may have one of the best salary and benefits packages in Abu Dhabi..
Korea International School korea 5/21 evaluation 16
Highest average SAT scores in Korea, Outstanding AP exam results, national math champion is from KIS…
Changchun American International School China 5/21 evaluation 5 
It doesn’t take a genius to understand why teachers leave without giving notice…
Mantz Chris 5/18 (report 5)
International School Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Rena Mirkin 5/18 (report 6)
Western Academy of Beijing China
Shanghai Community International School China 5/18 evaluation 20 
It is important to know this site has become a haven for the bitter…
American School Foundation of Mexico City 518 evaluation 18 
I’m not saying that some of the firings aren’t justified, but 8 people in three years is a lot…
Casablanca American School Morocco 5/18 evaluation 20 
In daily working life, the conflict doesn’t generally affect the teachers’ jobs…
Jeffrey Stubbs 5/17 (report 5)
Shanghai Community International School China
Shanghai Community International School China 5/17 evaluation 20 
If you are an experienced IB teacher you will be frustrated and angry all the time…
Shanghai Community International School China 5/17 evaluation 19 
Oddly the school manages to recruit fantastic teachers, the problem is that they don’t stay…
Modern American School Jordan 5/17 evaluation 3 
Working at the school was such a horrible experience for both my wife and myself that we left….
Bilkent Laboratory & International School Turkey 5/17 evaluation 19 
A policy of intimidation, Lack of appreciation for going beyond the call of duty, or just doing a good job…
American School Torreon Mexico 5/16 evaluation 16
Overall we have thoroughly enjoyed our time at CAT. Teachers & admin are welcoming, students are amazing…
American School Kosova, Kosovo, 5/16 evaluation 4
For 2011/2012, admin announced six classes would constitute full time but with no additional compensation…
Neil Sookoo 5/15 (report 2)
Harbin No.9 High School China
Charlie Launder 5/15 First time reviewed on ISR
American School of Kosova, Kosovo
Modern American School Amman Jordan 5/15 evaluation 2 
It’s actually quite appalling the way that staff is treated in relation to students and their parents…
SMIC Private School Shanghai China 5/15 evaluation 2 
Any teacher mostly concerned with teaching and school life rather than $$ and benefits will be happy…
Casablanca American School Morocco 5/15 evaluation 19
It has been a rough four years working for Mark Lee…
Danielle Rich 5/14  (report 3)
Korea International School
Cao Yinghua 5/14 First time reviewed on ISR
Harbin No.9 High School China
Dubai American Scientific School UAE 5/14 evaluation 4 
Mother accuses teacher of causing brain damage to son. Claims teacher hit boy’s head against wall…
Dubai American Scientific School UAE 5/14 evaluation 3
New management started in Feb. and has done its best to improve the school and teacher morale, but…
Harbin School #9 China 5/14 evaluation 2
When I made a complaint about his behavior, I was illegally dismissed without notice…
Changchun American International School China 5/11 evaluation 4 
I have only been teaching at CAIS for a year. But the amount of incidents I have witnessed…
ISG Jubail Saudi Arabia 5/11 First time reviewed on ISR
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 Excellent school that went through numerous transformations over the years… 
Sekolah Nusa Alam Indonesia 5/11 First time reviewed on ISR
Salaries are low, but some rental assistance and home leave allowances help…
Terry Hamilton 5/10 First time reviewed on ISR
Hanoi International School Vietnam
Jim Gerhard 5/10 (report 3)
International School of Yangon Myanmar
Gyeongnam International Foreign School Korea 5/10 evaluation 5
Concordia International School China 5/10 evaluation 4 
Budget supports over and beyond. Students are getting an outstanding education! Technology is everywhere…
Danielle Rich 5/9 (report 2)
Korea International School
Al Maha Academy Doha Qatar 5/9 evaluation 6
They changed the contracts (housing allowance) mid-way through. Unbelievable!. “Take it or leave it” attitude…
Dasman Model School Kuwait 5/9 evaluation 24
The truth is that Dasman school is in transition. Administration is trying to make changes to improve the school…
Bilkent Laboratory & International School Turkey 5/9 evaluation 18
Just to give you a peek at the culture of the school…
British International School Barranquilla Colombia 5/8 evaluation 4 
The school is a good high school for the area but really cannot really be seen as international…
Discovery College Hong Kong 5/8 evaluation 3
Overall, no school is perfect, but I am quite happy to be here…
St. Constantine’s Tanzania 5/8 evaluation 3
The school has changed three headmasters in the last 18 months…
Robert Woods 5/7 (report 2)
International School of Moshi Tanzania
Alan Knobloch 5/7 First time reviewed on ISR
Shanghai American School Puxi Campus
The International School of Azerbaijan 5/7 evaluation 12 
I have found great fulfillmentworking with motivated, keen students and supportive, colleagues…
Modern American School Jordan 5/7 First time reviewed on ISR
In 8 months, I NEVER received my health insurance. Money & lack of discipline are the real problems here…
American School of Asuncion Paraguay 5/7 evaluation 8 
Some respect & courtesy needs to be given to the few students, teachers and an admin who truly care…
Dasman Model School Kuwait 5/7 evaluation 23
I am a hard working teacher who need to get the support from admin. to educate- not to be a babysitter…
Cambridge School Doha Qatar 5/4 evaluation 7
I am not a teacher who was fired and getting back at the school I am a teacher who left this…
American International School Dhaka 5/4 evaluation 13 
To suggest Dhaka offers a lot is ludicrous in the extreme. It’s absolutely filthy & difficult to remain healthy…
Fundacion Colegio Americano de Quito Ecuador 5/4 evaluation 4 
The campus is beautiful. All the classrooms are filled with open air and sunshine. I will miss that!
Prague British School 5/4 First time reviewed on ISR 
David Spreadbury 5/3
International School Macao, Macau China
Al Jazeera Academy Doha Qatar 5/3 evaluation 8
Dominant feeling is you’re hired to look after their students and treated one step up from the driver or nanny…
International Academy Amman Jordan 5/3 evaluation 29
ISR seems to be where disgruntled, ill tempered, ill prepared teachers take pot shots…
John Burns 5/2 First time reviewed on ISR
Academic Colleges Group (ACG) Vietnam
Shawn Hutchinson 5/2 First time reviewed on ISR
Academic Colleges Group (ACG) Vietnam
Academic Colleges Group (ACG) Vietnam 5/2 evaluation 2 
After almost one year with many delays, my case was heard in Court under the Vietnam Labour Code…
EF International Academy New York 5/2 First time reviewed on ISR  
Howard Stribbel 5/1 First time reviewed on ISR
The International School Macao, Macau China
Bruce Ferres 5/1 First time reviewed on ISR
Australian International School Indonesia
Kyoto International School Japan 5/1 evaluation 6
Japan is a wonderful place to live, people and culture are fascinating. Be careful with the school you choose…
Discovery College Hong Kong 5/1 evaluation 2
Teachers and administration are an exceptional team…
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