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Name some special things about this school that makes it unique.

"It is very small with around 65 students 5 teachers The school is owned by the Head Teacher who also works in the Early Years."

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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?

"Furnished housing is provided."

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

"Worldwide coverage + local."

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Professional development allowance details.

"Professional Development is highly encouraged at this school. They are willing to send teachers anywhere for PD to help the school improve. There is not set budget per teacher just a willingness to show the need for it and how it will improve the school and their program."

Lycee International de Saint Germain-en-Laye

Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France

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Information about benefits for teachers with dependents.

"Teachers get free tuition for first two children."

The British School in Colombo

Colombo, Sri Lanka

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How is the school calendar? Is there ample vacation time?

"Lots of holidays because of Poyas and other festivals. 8 weeks in the Summer and 3 weeks at Christmas."

Big Heart Christian School

Seoul, South Korea

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In general, describe the demeanor of the students.

"The demeanor of the students at BHCS is outstanding. The student body is wonderful to work with.
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The British School of Costa Rica

San Jose, Costa Rica

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

"Easy, normal airports. Read the rules on what you can bring in (don't bring fruits and veg, etc) and pay attention to customs fees when shipping things. I had a box of belongings get held up for three months because I didn't fill out the form correctly. The school can help with this. "

Escola Beit Yaacov

Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Pension plan details.

"There isn't a retirement plan benefit."

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What is the process of getting reimbursed for things?

"Yes its a bit complicated process"

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Describe their hiring policies. Which recruiting fairs do they go to? How do they typically hire (e.g. face-to-face interview, Skype, etc.)? Are there any hiring restrictions mandated by the country?

"Hiring is done outside of recruiting fairs to keep costs down. Skype interviews are generally done with face-to-face interviews happening whenever possible. Restricted to certified candidates only, below the age of 65."

Keystone Academy

Beijing, China

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Average amount of money that is left to be saved.

"You can save a great deal of your salary if you want to live and eat on campus. "