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Average amount of money that is left to be saved.

"Not so much, maybe a few thousand USD a year."

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Detailed info about flight, shipping and settling-in allowances. Any other benefits (e.g. free lunches, etc.)?

"Flight was paid for, annually. No shipping allowance or settling-in money unfortunately. "

Big Heart Christian School

Seoul, South Korea

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Describe your experience bringing pets.

"To my knowledge, no teacher has brought pets.
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Tell about your experience with the local banks and dealing with multiple currencies.

"Dealing with bank tellers is a major headache for me although mostly it's not their fault, it's more of the way things work in China. Without tons of documents it's hard to get things done here, even something simple as exchanging currency. It's not impossible, just annoying."

Jay Pritzker Academy

Siem Reap, Cambodia

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Detailed info about lifestyles: singles vs. couples, gay vs. straight, nightlife vs. quiet and big city vs nature.

"This is a very laid back city where anything seems acceptable. "

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

"No life insurance or dental insurance is included."

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Information about benefits for teachers with dependents.

"You can get tuition benefits if you qualify for the 30% ruling."

RAK Academy

Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

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Is the student population declining, staying the same or increasing? Give details why.

"The school is huge - in decades it grew rapidly! However, these years it is pretty much staying the same or slightly rising, it is hard to tell. RAK Academy is the oldest school in the area and until just a few years ago it was the only International school in the RAK Emirate. Now there are a few more schools, but the RAK population is rising as..."

Dasman Model School

Kuwait City, Kuwait

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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?

"You get paid 12 months out of the year."

Westhill Institute

Mexico City, Mexico

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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?

"The Santa Fe campus is far away from the city center (not so far on a map, VERY far when you factor in traffic). There is not an effective method of public transportation that takes you there, just a couple of very slow buses."

American Bilingual School

Kuwait City, Kuwait

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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?

"On average, it takes between 15-20 minutes by car. It is not possible to walk or bike to school."

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Average class size for primary and secondary. Describe any aide support.

"There are full time aides from pre-k to grade 2. No classroom aides from grade 3 and up. The EAL support needed improvement in terms of the need for hiring more EAL teachers. There is around 22-25 students per classroom."