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Beijing International Bilingual Academy 10/31 evaluation 4 
Formerly known as Kinstar International Bilingual School The only reason we are leaving is pollution… 
International School of Phnom Penh (ISPP) 10/31 evaluation 9 
Increasing the number of contract days is a salary cut no matter how you slice it…
Adam Engin 10/31  (report 2)
Horizon Education Centre Myanmar
Mark Ogilivie 10/27 (report 2)
Sekolah Lenetera Kasih Bali Indonesia
Harare International School Zimbabwe 10/27 evaluation 8 
The new director came in and made changes before he took the time to see what was really going on…
Bali International School Indonesia 10/27 evaluation 4 
My family enjoyed living in Bali and I enjoyed working there, we just could not make ends meet…
Sekolah Lentera Indonesia 10/26 evaluation 2 
The school is a private Christian school but we have never had to adhere to this kind of questioning… 
British International School Kyiv 10/26 evaluation 12
American School Foundation of Mexico City 10/26 evaluation 17 
School has HISTORY of litigation. It has lost legal action by teachers who have faced …
International School Panama 10/26 evaluation 4
Very rich community with excellent, professional colleagues. We feel appreciated… 
Ursula Mock 10/26 (report 2)
International School Heiligenhaus Germany 
Ron Wilder 10/25 (report 2)
International School of Kenya
Horizon Education Centre Myanmar 10/25 evaluation 2 
No assistance in acquiring housing, no familiarization information, no resettlement allowance…
Dresden International School Germany 10/25 First time reviewed on ISR
Dresden International School was a fantastic place to work and is situated in a wonderful city…
Jeddah Knowledge School Saudi Arabia 10/25 First time reviewed on ISR
Sage on the stage type teaching is embraced here. Creative thinking & teaching, is not.,,
RobertVandereyken 10/24 First time reviewed on ISR 
Hangzhou International School China
Valerie Mullen 10/24 First time reviewed on ISR
QSI International School of Chisinau
Colegio Ingles Torreon Mexico 10/24 evaluation 2
The bonus at the end is the only way to ensure teachers don’t leave early. Even then they do…
Sinarmas World Academy Indonesia 10/24 evaluation 5
The campus and the laptops available are a plus…
Yew Chung International School Shanghai 10/24 evaluation 29 
Primary school is great! There is a reasonable workload and lots of prep time…
American International School of Kingston Jamaica 10/24 evaluation 4 
Bitter and angry former employees have viciously attacked our school…
Lincoln School Costa Rica 10/21 evaluation 11 
My time at the school was incredibly valuable to me both personally and professionally…
Liceo Ingles Colombia 10/21 evaluation 5 
It is frustrating to spend energy creating lesson only to have students talk, wander around, & generally ignore…
Scott Genzer 10/21 (report 2)
American International School Kingston Jamaica
Sylvia Soto 10/20 First time reviewed on ISR
Lincoln School Costa Rica
I-Shou International School Taiwan 10/20 evaluation 4 
What I liked of I-Shou was the respectful and well-behaved students who made teaching a joy…
ISTEK Foundation Istanbul Turkey 10/20 evaluation 5
Getting money for expenses, baggage & deposits back could take you months and 50 emails after your leave…
Shanghai Rego International School 10/20 evaluation 3 
A school with bags of potential being ruined by greedy owners & equally unimpressive leadership team…
Kings Academy Jordan 10/20 evaluation 4 
I’ll avoid the kind of personal battery the author of the negative note engages in…
Shanghai Rego International School 10/20 evaluation 2 
The kids are lovely, polite and engaged in learning, the reason why so many teachers stayed…
Gulf British Academy Kuwait 10/19 First time reviewed on ISR
Office politics change hourly, deductions are made monthly from your salary to cover additional incurred costs… 
Canada International School Korea 10/19 First time reviewed on ISR
I taught 3- and 4-year olds vowels (short and long) in a period of 2 weeks and not by choice…
Yew Chung International School Shanghai China 10/19 evaluation 28
Geoff Smith 10/19 First time reviewed on ISR
Reviewed @ Jakarta International School (Currently at Lincoln Community School Ghana)
The Codrington School Barbados 10/18 evaluation 3
You get to live in Barbados, work at a small/ friendly school, PD is good, school administration is helpful…
Lincoln, The American International School (Asociacion Escuelas Lincoln) 10/18 evaluation 4
Victoria Shanghai Academy Hong Kong 10/18 evaluation 2 
Zero help with settling in, or finding an apartment, or even finding the right bus…
Rob Risch 10/18 (report 4)
Nagoya International School Japan
Richard Langille 10/18 First time reviewed on ISR
QSI International School Kosice Slovakia
John Jalsevac 10/18 First time reviewed on ISR
Canadian International School of Hong Kong
Lincoln School Costa Rica 10/17 evaluation 10
School is well organized, the General Director is very professional and has been at the school for a long time…
Canadian International School Hong Kong 10/17 evaluation 5 
Top-down school where teachers are at the bottom of the scale and the admin rule the roost…
American International School Egypt 10/17 evaluation 38 
We are respected for our interests & talents, &encouraged to take advantage of professional development…
David Serkin 10/17 (report 2)
Carmel Elementary School Hong Kong
David Swanson 10/17 First time reviewed on ISR
Thai-Chinese International School Thailand
Deb Dusseau 10/14 (report 3)
Hayah International Academy Egypt
Shane Kells 10/14 First time reviewed on ISR
Canadian International School Bangalore India
Whiteplains British School Abuja Nigeria 10/14 First time reviewed on ISR
The internet throughout my time there did not work which was very difficult for all concerned…
International School Heiligenhaus Germany 10/14 evaluation 8 
There are many great things about working in Germany. The people are friendly, countryside is beautiful…
Hayah International Academy Egypt 10/14 evaluation 8 
I find that I have to respond to the review above with the video. Although this is a horribly bad…
Australian International School Singapore 10/14 evaluation 3
School committed to providing staff with good working conditions & professional development opportunities…
Mark Bretherton 10/13 First time reviewed on ISR
Access International Academy Ningbo
American International School Nouakchot Mauritania 10/13 evaluation 2 
School is a small, delightful jewel, The city is sprawling, chaotic unfamiliar. We felt it a fascinating…
International School Heiligenhaus Germany 10/12 evaluation 7 
Because of rapid growth some teachers and staff met some disappointments in the beginning…
I-Shou International School Taiwan 10/12 evaluation 3 
School day is 8am to 5pm, with 216 days per academic year which includes 5 Saturdays and 3 Sundays…
Mark Ogilivie 10/11 First time reviewed on ISR
Sekolah Lenetera Kasih Bali Indonesia
Adam Engin 10/11 First time reviewed on ISR
Horizon Education Centre Myanmar
Tokyo International School Japan 10/11 evaluation 6
Tokyo is a great place to be entertained & TIS is a very social place. Staff are incredibly friendly…
American School of Kuwaitt 10/11 evaluation 25 
You will not find a more supportive administration. Bernie Mitchell, the director, is charismatic, effective…
Canadian International School Hong Kong 10/11 evaluation 4
We are disappointed that the ‘nicest facilities in Hong Kong’ that were promised are far from a reality…
Dave McMaster 10/10 First time reviewed on ISR
Canadian International School Hong Kong
Bryn Gabriel 10/10 First time reviewed on ISR
International School of Uganda
Kathy Khayatt 10/10 (report 2)
Advanced Learning Schools Saudi Arabia 
Glenelg School Abu Dhabi UAE 10/10 evaluation 5 
To strive and do well, the quality of your teaching is unimportant…
Horizon Education Centre Myanmar 10/10 First time reviewed on ISR  
The housing allowance is inadequate and the salary is low as Myanmar is an expensive place to live…
Academia Britanica Cuscatleca El Salvador 10/10 evaluation 2 
Security is a major issue in this country and potential staff who have families should consider this…
Hayah International Academy Egypt 10/10
evaluation 7 Before you consider this or any other school in Egypt, you should read watch this video and…
Freshta Raper 10/7 First time reviewed on ISR
British International Schools of Kurdistan
Kings Academy Jordon 10/7 evaluation 3 
One of a very few schools in the region to offer scholarships; nearly half King’s students are on financial aid…
Leysin American School Switzerland 10/7 evaluation 8 
As the Dean of Faculty to whom several of the comments listed on the LAS site pertain, I must say…
Changchun American International School China 10/6 evaluation 2
Nothing American about the school. Venture is Taiwanese. Principal is UK/Hungarian…
ISTEK Foundation Istanbul Turkey 10/6 evaluation 4
No respect for teachers…  
Emirates National School Abu Dhabi UAE 10/6 evaluation 26 
Year after year people keep accepting jobs in this school on the basis the bad reviews are old…
Ricardo Passo 10/6 First time reviewed on ISR
International School Heiligenhaus Germany
Stephen Gardner 10/4 First time reviewed on ISR
Dasman Model School Kuwait
The School of Life Amman Jordan 10/5 evaluation 2
Absolute prestigious school with strong Islamic principles…
American School of Marrakesh Morocco 10/5 evaluation 2 
The good news: Marrakech is nice with many, many things to do in town and short weekend getaways…
Terry Howard 10/4 First time reviewed on ISR
International School Kenya
Shanghai Rego International School China 10/4 First time reviewed on ISR 
Yew Chung International School Hong Kong 10/4 First time reviewed on ISR
One of the most expensive schools in Hong Kong, but staff are among the lowest paid…
Lincoln School Costa Rica 10/3 evaluation 9 
Overall, it was the school salary that limited my time there to two years…
Al Jazeera Academy Doha Qatar 10/3 evaluation 6
The school has great teachers who work their buts off but are constantly undermined by…
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