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Nord Anglia?

Discussion in 'Teaching abroad' started by NCC-1701-D, Nov 29, 2017.

  1. colacao17

    colacao17 Occasional commenter

    Probably not.
     
  2. loranp

    loranp New commenter

    I worked for an NAE School. I know of one instance where someone applied for a position and was not offered an interview because the Head had read their posts on TES, where they foolishly used their own name.
     
  3. colacao17

    colacao17 Occasional commenter

    Extrapolation.
     
  4. grdwdgrrrl

    grdwdgrrrl Occasional commenter

    Their job site does lag a bit. However, it does mean that your app is on the move. I had an application then a couple interviews and then crickets. I ended up getting a job somewhere else. A year later, my applications were in the same state.
     
  5. moscowbore

    moscowbore Lead commenter

    Oh yes they do.
     
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  6. loranp

    loranp New commenter

    It's absolutely not. The Head literally told me that that was why, as they knew that I use these forums.
     
  7. colacao17

    colacao17 Occasional commenter

    :rolleyes:
    Extrapolation to take your experience in one school and extrapolate that to mean Every International School in the world.
     
  8. MyOrchid

    MyOrchid Occasional commenter

    Hi,

    I would love to hear people's opinion of the branch in Prague. I interviewed for a NA in Switzerland a couple of years ago but decided against it as the package was not very good. If anyone can comment on the Czech one - school, kids, management, package, living etc. I would greatly appreciate it.

    Thank you,

    Orchid
     
  9. Laura81

    Laura81 New commenter

    Anyone have any experience of the NA school in Ho Chi Minh?
     
  10. Oli_K

    Oli_K New commenter

    Depends which one, they have two?

    I'll send you a message.
     
  11. seendee

    seendee New commenter

    Nord Anglia - New school in China- how much salary to negotiate for Music teacher Primary and Secondary school? I have 8 years experiences teaching in international schools.
    Thank you!
     
  12. rouxx

    rouxx Lead commenter

    They have a fixed salary scale.

    You might be able to swing some stuff like getting a year counted when you weren't yet qualified but working in a school, or UPS (they have their own higher pay scale system), but salaries are not usually up for negotiation.
     
  13. irie15

    irie15 New commenter

    Does anyone have experience of any of the US NA schools? Any info relating to management, workload, benefits or pay in relation to living costs would be greatly appreciated. Have become slightly dispirited reading some of the posts on this thread about people's bad experiences, but I know that every NA school is distinct and most of the posts here are about the schools in Asia, so I'm holding out hope that the US schools will have better reputations.
     
  14. Bsmart19

    Bsmart19 New commenter

    I also would love to know some things, particularly in relation to a school in the big apple. Thanks.
     
  15. february31st

    february31st Established commenter

    If its a new school in China it will have the word "Bilingual " in the title so a great deal more questions to be ask.
     
  16. claytie

    claytie New commenter

    And any info on the one in Boston.
     
  17. Niali

    Niali New commenter

    Hi, could you give me any further details on this? I was considering applying for a role in a bilingual school in China but this has concerned me...
     
  18. T0nyGT

    T0nyGT Lead commenter

    Schools with Bilingual in the title are generally just Chinese private schools that teach an English speaking curriculum. They aren't international schools in the sense that there are different nationalities. The school will be 100% Chinese with some very poor English language skills
     
  19. february31st

    february31st Established commenter

    I would ask about, daily hours, Saturday working, over 200 contact days, do you get Xmas holidays, just a few to start.
     
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  20. englishdragon

    englishdragon Occasional commenter

    @Niali .......I have sent you a PM
     

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