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Colegio Gran Bretana

Bogota, Colombia

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What types of sports programs and activities does the school offer?

"Mountain climbing"

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Explain how salaries are decided (e.g. is there a pay schedule? extra step for masters degree? Annual pay raises? Bonuses?).

"If you are in an admin role, then you will get a stipend added to your monthly salary."

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Describe their hiring policies and procedures. Share your interview experience. Any hiring restrictions? is there a particular curriculum experience required? How about single parents/number of dependents sponsored?

"Look at the school website. "

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What is the process of getting reimbursed for things?

"Fill out a purchase order, get it signed by principal and director, submit with receipts, then go back every few days to bug them to reimburse you. "

Dhahran Ahliyya Schools

Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

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What advice can you give on how to set things up like internet, phone, experience dealing with landlord, etc.?

"Part of the DAS benefits for expats is that furnished housing, utilities, and internet are all set up and paid for when you arrive. Getting cell service is easy and can be done by visiting one of the phone providers-Zain or STC who have multiple branches throughout the area. Any housing issues such as maintenance can be directed to the school&..."

Singapore American School

Singapore, Singapore

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What are the airports like in this city? (arriving, departing, shopping, customs, etc.)

"Don't forget to buy your Duty Free items in the airport on the way here. Alcohol is crazy expensive in the city."

Dukhan English School

Dukhan, Qatar

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Describe what kinds of teachers work here (local vs. expat, qualifications [or lack there of], etc.) and staff turnover rate. Is there a native English speaker or nationality requirement? Is it LGBT friendly country/school?

"The school has a faculty of over 170 teachers and support staff. The vast majority of teachers are British Nationals with UK training."

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In general, describe the demeanor of the students.

"Very well behaved. Accepting of others. Naive (in a nice way)"

Strothoff International School

Frankfurt, Germany

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Has the school met your expectations once you started working there?

"Not different from other schools. "

Green School Bali

Sibang, Indonesia

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Average monthly salary after taxes and in what currency (explain taxation situation). How often do you get paid throughout the year?

"Indonesia changed the law, so now all salary must be in Indonesian Rupiah. Average salary at the school is all over the place, so it’s hard to give an average. You do have income taxes taken out, you are also taxed on certain benefits. "

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Average monthly salary after taxes and in what currency (explain taxation situation). How often do you get paid throughout the year?

"Starting salary for new teachers is 23000 USD annually with 0% going towards taxes."

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Describe what kinds of teachers work here (local vs. expat, qualifications [or lack there of], etc.) and staff turnover rate. Is there a native English speaker or nationality requirement? Is it LGBT friendly country/school?

"About 35 percent of the teachers are from the UK and 30 percent are from China."