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King Saud University Teacher Reviews

Updated 15 Oct 2019

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  1. "Reputable Academic Institution"

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    Former Employee - ESL Teacher in Riyadh
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at King Saud University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good resources, Modern, Excellent management

    Cons

    short term contracts through agencies and limited direct hire opportunities.

    King Saud University2019-10-15
  2. "Avoid"

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    Current Employee - English Teacher in Riyadh
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at King Saud University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nothing positive at Ksu

    Cons

    Poor management , too many teaching houra

    Advice to Management

    Treat everyone fairly and equally

    King Saud University2019-09-09
  3. "good"

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    Former Employee - English Teacher in Riyadh
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at King Saud University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good professional development options available

    Cons

    Staff are micro managed within the institute

    Advice to Management

    more flexibility in the curriculum

    King Saud University2019-04-17
  4. "A decent place to work"

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    Former Employee - EFL Teacher in Riyadh
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at King Saud University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    It's a great feeling to work for the leading organisation in the Kingdom. Good facilities, cafeteria, gym etc.

    Cons

    Contract is renewed every year. There are no direct hires any more l

    Advice to Management

    Work on employee retention because there is no alternative for experienced workers.

    King Saud University2019-04-12
  5. "Toxic + controlling + surreal"

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    Current Employee - ESL Teacher in Riyadh

    I have been working at King Saud University full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    You get paid (most of the time)

    Cons

    Everything else -- the cons could not have even been imagined. It's funny once you realize they have no power over you.

    Advice to Management

    Get a grasp on reality, man. Get some toilet paper. Can't wait to write up an article for publication on this place when I leave.

    King Saud University2019-03-01
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Academic Excellence"

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    Former Employee - English Teacher in Riyadh
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at King Saud University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good infrastructure and solid academic foundations

    Cons

    Haphazard Management and lack of long-term Human Resource planning

    Advice to Management

    Your human resource is your main asset, not the buildings.

    King Saud University2018-04-30
  7. "Teacher"

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    Former Employee - Teacher in Riyāḑ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at King Saud University full-time

    Pros

    -Generous planning time -Professional development sessions -Coaching & mentoring

    Cons

    -Communication of management is lacking at times.

    King Saud University2017-07-02
  8. Helpful (1)

    "English teacher"

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    Former Employee - English Teacher in Riyāḑ

    I worked at King Saud University full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good working conditions, great students

    Cons

    long hours and lots of prep work

    King Saud University2017-06-21
  9. "ESL Teacher"

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    Former Employee - ESL Teacher in Riyadh
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at King Saud University full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    a well-built administrative structure and great leadership

    Cons

    I have nothing to say.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up.

    King Saud University2017-05-01
  10. Helpful (1)

    "English teacher"

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    English Teacher in Riyadh
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at King Saud University for more than a year

    Pros

    Great staff and very helpful as well as diligent

    Cons

    lack of freedom, however it is not the university's fault.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing it right.

    King Saud University2015-09-06
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