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Describe language abilities of students at this school and what is the "common language spoken in the hallways"? Is there one dominate culture group?

"All classes are in English but nearly all students speak multiple languages. Many speak Bahasa Indonesia and local students speak Tetum."

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Describe their hiring policies and procedures. Share your interview experience. Any hiring restrictions? How about single parents?

"Primary/Kindergarten require UK/Canadian/Ozzie/US nationals."

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Details about the staff housing or the housing allowance. If there is no housing allowance, how much are rent costs and utilities?

"A year you get around 6000 USD for a housing allowance. Annually you get around 1000 USD for a utilities allowance, paid in 11 equal monthly installments."

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Health insurance and medical benefits. Describe your experiences using these benefits and going to the local hospitals.

"Health insurance is good. Paid for employee. Same package available for dependents at a fair price. Insurance is good. Pays for 100% if admitted to the hospital. Out of pocket for out-patient services is 30%"

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Professional development allowance details.

"Very limited for all areas, national and international. The business manager's office is always full of teachers requesting PD or materials. "

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In general, describe the demeanor of the students.

"The students at school are nice kids. Very friendly. Very Chinese. There are some cultural hurdles that expats new to teaching Chinese kids encounter like the general passivity in class. It takes adjustments to figure out how to teach effectively. They are, outside the classroom, very chatty, noisy, and sometimes spoiled. "

Horizon School Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Describe school's location in relation to the city center and to the teacher's housing. How do staff get to school before and after school?

"It took about 20-30 to get to the school from my house in a car. I lived just outside of the city center."

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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?).

"The school pays an end of service gratuity which is one month salary/full year worked."

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Describe the different aspects of the school building and the school grounds. Also, describe the surrounding area around the campus.

"The campus includes computer labs, libraries, music rooms, auditorium, gymnasium, indoor swimming pool, cafeteria and outdoor sports and play areas."

International High School of San Francisco

San Francisco, United States

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Describe language abilities of students at this school and what is the "common language spoken in the hallways"? Is there one dominate culture group?

"Very few kids would be speaking french in the hallways here. It has a mostly American student population, 50% USA, 25% international and 25% French. Culturally speaking, most of them are American in the since that they\'ve lived there for many years. Most likely they will be going to college in the USA."

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Describe the technologies available at the school and how people are/are not using them.

"The school has numerous 3D printers, a couple of laser printers, Ricoh Theta VR cameras, drones, subscriptions to many professional software suites, and many other current and upcoming technologies for teachers and students.
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Berlin British School

Berlin, Germany

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Professional development allowance details.

"The school is pretty good at offering PD for all staff"