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Nido de Aguilas Chili 9/30 evaluation 5 
Ideal for raising kids. Most people have nannies & you’ll never be short of play dates with literally dozens…
American School of Asuncion Paraguay 9/30 evaluation 6 
I likedParaguay and traveled around Latin America a lot. That was the biggest perk for sticking around…
International Christian School Hong Kong 9/30 First time reviewed on ISR
This school takes Christian commitment of teachers seriously with teachers expected to…
Michael Hitchman 9/30 First time reviewed on ISR
Qatar Academy Senior School Doha Qatar
Anna Lin 9/30 (report 2)
I-Shou International School Taiwan
Jack Bimrose 9/30 (report 3)
Lincoln School Costa Rica
British International School of Ljubljana Slovenia 9/29 evaluation 2 
My family has had our 2 children in this school for over one year. Both have had strong academic growth…
Greengates School Mexico City 9/29 evaluation 3
There is a real warmth and friendliness around the campus which is unusual in a school so large…  
Internationale Schule am Rhein Germany 9/29 evaluation 2
I paid 200 Euro more per month for school housing than my neighbours. It is just another part of their business…
Tamagawa Academy K-12 Japan 9/28 First time reviewed on ISR
Most expensive private school in Japan. Its “gaijin” IB teachers & students are on the 5th floor, out of view and…
Jeffrey Jones 9/28 First time reviewed on ISR
Tamagawa Academy K-12 Japan
Alan Bredy 9/28 First time reviewed on ISR
American Cooperative School of Tunis
International School Germany 9/28 First time reviewed on ISR
Multiple charges have been filed against this director due to her dealings at International School Heiligenhaus…
American International School (West) Egypt 9/28 evaluation 5 
As a returning teacher, I must say the previous poster’s comments do not paint a clear picture of our school…
Tony Harduar 9/27 (report 3)
International School of Kuala Lumpur
International School of Myanmar 9/27 evaluation 8
I found it ironic the review said to research the country before taking a job. Apparently this person didn’t…
American International School (West) Egypt 9/27 evaluation 4
I am also a new teacher and don’t believe that you can post a review of a school within 3 weeks…
Jeff Stubbs 9/26 (report 2)
Shanghai Community International School China
J. Andrew Westerman 9/26 First time reviewed on ISR
Ruamrudee International School Thailand
Sheffield Private School UAE 9/26 evaluation 4
Professional development is severely lacking. The salary is below average for the country…
American International School Budapest 9/26 evaluation 9 
My time at AISB saw many changes with principals, the new elementary building, joining of … 
Gems Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Girls UAE 9/23 evaluation 4 
Expectations put on teachers is getting border line ridiculous for how little they are getting paid…
Yew Chung International School Beijing 9/23 evaluation 3 
YCIS enrolls great kids who give you hours of smiles through the tough times…
Dalian American International School China 9/23 First time reviewed on ISR
Good things: getting clothes made, trips, the students, classroom materials. Bad things: the cold…
Tony Harduar 9/22 (report 2)
International School of Kuala Lumpur
British International School Jakarta Indonesia 9/22 evaluation 5 
Overall life at BIS, for most people, is a much more positive experience than previous comments suggest…
Yew Chung International School Beijing 9/22 evaluation 2 
There is definately a lot of poliltics at the core of this school and challenges to endure…
Kathy Khayat 9/21 First time reviewed on ISR
Advanced Learning Schools Saudi Arabia 
Bruce Gilbert 9/21 (report 4)
Sana’a British School Yemen
Asia Pacific International School Korea 9/21 evaluation 5 
The school has changed drastically since its first year. APIS has accomplished a lot in the last 4 years…
International School of Myanmar 9/21 evaluation 7
School dictates that you must go to Bangkok to renew your visa during the October and December holidays…
Tokyo YMCA International School 9/21 evaluation 3 
They offer close to zero professional development because they “have no money.” Really? With all that tuition?…
Robin Appleby 9/20 (report 2)
Dubai American Academy U.A.E.
Dubai American Academy UAE 9/20 evaluation 11
If you think education can benefit from a well-funded, dynamic, high energy business, check out this school…
Carol Morgan School Dominican Republic 9/20 evaluation 15 
School is headed in a positive direction but adjusting to DR & CMS was much more difficult than…
International School of Myanmar 9/20 evaluation 6
Sanctions paired with lack of enthusiasm by Board make teaching resources extremely difficult to come by…
Wendy McArthur 9/19 First time reviewed on ISR
International School of Panama  
Debra Lane 9/19 (report 3)
Shanghai American School 
British School Al Rehab Egypt 9/19 evaluation 10 
Situation in Egypt has progressively deteriorated since the so-called ‘Revolution’. Crime in all sectors…
American International School (West) Egypt 9/19 evaluation 3 
I like the curriculum, students, facilities and some other things. If housing and salaries could be better…
American International School Vietnam 9/19 evaluation 11 
After arrival you’re expected to sign a new contract called the terms of appointment (disappointment)…
Debra Lane 9/16 (report 2)
Shanghai American School
David McGrath 9/16 First time reviewed on ISR
American Sch. Foundation Guadalajara Mexico
Dipont Education Renda Fuzhong China 9/16 evaluation 8 
Because teachers moved from room to room they couldn’t use the educational aids they normally would…
Singapore American School Singapore 9/16 evaluation 6
I couldn’t be happier. The job is intense, the expectations are high, but in return, the school completely…
Tashkent Ulubek International School Uzbekistan 9/16 evaluation 10
I am a foreign business man. I had 3 children go through TUIS, with 2 in the secondary school…
Janet Henze 9/15 First time reviewed on ISR
American School Foundation Guadalajara Mexico
Philip Bowen 9/15 First time reviewed on ISR
International School of Lusaka Zambia
Lincoln School Costa Rica 9/15 evaluation 8 
This school would benefit from a more honest, effective leadership. Students are great, parents are great…
Danube International School Austria 9/15 evaluation 4 
A privately owned business and a pure money-making machine where teachers are not valued…
British International School of Ljubljana Slovenia 9/14 First time reviewed on ISR  
Jeremy Hibbins 9/14 First time reviewed on ISR
British International School of Ljubljana
Debra Lane 9/14 First time reviewed on ISR
Shanghai American School
Melissa Schaub 9/14 First time reviewed on ISR
American International School Bucharest
Deena Tartleton 9/14 
American International School Vienna
Tom Egerton 9/13 (report 3)
International School Of Myanmar
International School Paris France 9/13 evaluation 5
Published salary includes managers who may teach 1 class, this grossly inflates the average…
Suzhou Singapore International School China 9/13 evaluation 56 
A good choice for an interesting time in an interesting place where the overall mood is positive…
Indianhead International School Korea 9/13 evaluation 21 
If the power was in the hands of the principal, teachers, students, and their parents, IIS would not fail…
Jay Roy 9/13 First time reviewed on ISR  
Dubai American Academy UAE
David Freeman 9/13 First time reviewed on ISR
Xiamen International School China
Majdi El Haj 9/13 First time reviewed on ISR
Advanced Learning Schools Saudi Arabia
International School of London 9/12 evaluation 4
Started up in 2008. Teething problems along the way with a series of heads , but going in the right direction…
Gems Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Girls UAE 9/12 evaluation 3 
Pay is not great at this school. They did bump up the pay school for the 2011-2012 school year but…
Hayat Universal Bilingual School Qatar 9/12 evaluation 4 
Classrooms are very small but class size is not. If parents are willing to pay, they are packed in…
Pip Curtis 9/12 First time reviewed on ISR
Shekou International School China
Wendy McArthur 9/12 First time reviewed on ISR
International School of Panama
Tony Harduar 9/12 First time reviewed on ISR
International School Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Mike Gemma 9/9 First time reviewed on ISR
Bradenton Preparatory Academy UAE
Bruce Lindberg 9/9 (report 3)
Daegu International School Korea
Shannon Chandler 9/9 
American Bilingual School Kuwait
Greg Shellenberg 9/9 First time reviewed on ISR
Shanghai Community International School
David Botbyl 9/9 First time reviewed on ISR
American International School Kuwait
Independent Schools Foundation Academy Hong Kong 9/9 evaluation 5 
The new director has taken strides to make this a better place to work & for students to learn…
Tashkent Ulubek International School Uzbekistan 9/9 evaluation 8
I am the “specialist English teacher” referred to in the vitriolic and vindictive comments recently posted…
American International School Cairo Egypt 9/9 evaluation 37 
Settling in was amazing. I can’t comment completely on the school yet. I will post again…
Cita Hati Christian School Indonesia 9/9 evaluation 2
Staff obliged to attend Christian boot camp to be broken down then rebuilt into better, “more Godly” people…
Shanghai American School China 9/8 evaluation 13
I used to think that this website was for that small minority of teachers who liked to complain…
Indianhead International School Korea 9/8 evaluation 20 
School is no longer accredited and no longer allowed to administer College Board exams such as AP…
Dave Brown 9/8 First time reviewed on ISR
American School Kuwait
Patrick Meyer 9/8 (report 3)
International School of Lusaka Zambia
Paul Sebastian 9/7 First time reviewed on ISR
Sinarmas World Academy Indonesia
Scott Genzer 9/7 First time reviewed on ISR
American International School Kingston Jamaica
International School of Helsinki Finland 9/7 evaluation 7 
I loved working at ISH. The staff were supportive and the help I got from administrators was brilliant…
Jakarta International Schooll Indonesia 9/7 evaluation 12 
I would have a hard time working for anyone else and to be honest, it would be hard to leave this set-up…
Kevin Page 9/6 First time reviewed on ISR
International School Berne Switzerland 9/3
Don Newbury 9/6 First time reviewed on ISR
International School of Aberdeen Scotland
Jeff Farrington 9/6 First time reviewed on ISR
American School Foundation Monterrey Mexico
Quality Schools International Atyrau Kazakhstan 9/6 evaluation 3 
Atyrau is a muddy little oil town where the local sport is beating up foreign oil workers…
Shekou International School China 9/6 evaluation 7
The students are some of the best I have encountered in my 15 years of teaching…
Columbus School Colombia 9/6 evaluation 7
I never felt like I was treated fairly working in the high school, referred to by students a as the cruise ship…
Robert Owen Jones 9/5 First time reviewed on ISR
Colegio EuroAmericano Peru
Colegio EuroAmericano 9/5 First time reviewed on ISR
Linda Gush 9/5 First time reviewed on ISR
Fukuoka International School Japan
MaryJane Martin 9/5 First time reviewed on ISR
International School of Stuttgart Germany
Jim Gerhard 9/5 (report 2)
International School Yangon Myanmar
International School Berne Switzerland 9/3 First time reviewed on ISR
The salary looks good on paper…
Aci Pre School Turkey 9/3 First time reviewed on ISR
It was horrible how quickly all my experience and qualifications were discounted…
Jim Gerhard 9/3 First time reviewed on ISR
International School Yangon Myanmar
Ron Wilder 9/3 First time reviewed on ISR
American International School Abuja Nigeria
David Bailey 9/3 First time reviewed on ISR
Modern Knowledge School Bahrain
Jon McLeod 9/3 First time reviewed on ISR
Zurich International School Switzerland 
Nancy Sisung 9/3 First time reviewed on ISR 
Seoul International School
British International School Jeddah Saud Arabia 9/2 First time reviewed on ISR
CfBT Abu Dhabi UAE 9/1 evaluation 2
Company does not consider its workforce an asset worth nurturing, In many cases it is quite the opposite…
Emirates National School Abu Dhabi UAE 9/1 evaluation 25 
Not the place to take your expat children, their education will suffer beyond anything you imagine…
Tom Egerton 9/1 (report 2)
International School Of Myanmar
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