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Vietnam in Asia (School): Saigon American English (SAS) - Private Schools - Vietnam

Saigon American English (SAS) has a number of private schools located in Vietnam.

 

Address:

07 Trần Thị Nghỉ, Phường 7, Quận Gò Vấp, Tp.HCM, Vietnam.

423/30 Lạc Long Quân, phường 5, Quận 11, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam.

SAS 01: HCM - District 1 - 39 Tran Khanh Du, Tan Dinh Ward, District 1, Vietnam.

SAS 02: HCM - District 5 - 96 Tran Binh Trong, Ward 1, District 5, Vietnam.

SAS 03: HCM - District 5 - 813 Tran Hung Dao, Ward 1, District 5, Vietnam.

SAS 04: HCM - District 6 - 127D Ly Chieu Hoang, Ward 10, District 6, Vietnam.

SAS 05: HCM - District 7 - 149 Street 79, Tan Quy Ward, District 7, Vietnam.

SAS 06: HCM - District 7- 60C Nguyen Thi Thap, Ward. Binh Thuan, District 7, Vietnam.

SAS 07: HCM - District 9 - 431A Le Van Viet, Ward Tang Nhon Phu, District 9, Vietnam.

SAS 08: HCM - District 10 - 781 / A12 Le Hong Phong, Ward 12, District 10, Vietnam.

SAS 09: HCM - District 10 - 324/4 Ly Thuong Kiet, Ward 14, District 10, Vietnam.

SAS 10: HCM - District 12 - 1 / 1M To Ky, Trung My Tay Ward, District 12, Vietnam.

SAS 11: HCM - Binh Thanh District - 234 / 3A Bach Dang, Ward 24, Binh Thanh District, Vietnam.

SAS 12: HCM - Binh Thanh District - 152 Nguyen Van Dau, Ward 7, District Binh Thanh, Vietnam.

SAS 13: HCM - Binh Thanh District - 26 Vo Oanh (old D3), ward 25, Binh Thanh, Vietnam.

SAS 14: HCM - Go Vap District - 7,9,11,13 Tran Thi Vacation, Ward 7, Go Vap District, Vietnam.

SAS 15: HCM - Go Vap District - 97 Tran Thi Vacation, Ward 7, Go Vap District, Vietnam.

SAS 16: HCM - Thu Duc District - 19 Bac Ai, Binh Tho Ward, Thu Duc District, Vietnam.

SAS 17: HCM - Thu Duc District - 148C-D Hoang Dieu 2, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Vietnam.

SAS 18: HCM - Tan Phu District - 84 Tay Thanh, Tay Thanh Ward, Tan Phu District, Vietnam.

SAS 19: HCM - Tan Phu District - 169 Tan Son Nhi, Son Nhi Ward, Tan Phu District, Vietnam.

SAS 20: HCM - Tan Binh District - 122-126 Bau Cat 2 Ward 12, Tan Binh District, Vietnam.

SAS 21: HCM - Phu Nhuan District - 159 Phan Dang Luu, Ward 1, Phu Nhuan District, Vietnam.

SAS 22: HCM - Binh Tan District - 174-176 Street No. 1, Binh Tri Dong Ward, Binh Tan District, Vietnam.

SAS 23: Long An - 504 Hung Vuong, Ward 3, Tp. Tan An, Long An, Vietnam.

SAS 24: Vinh Long - 57A Le Thai To, Ward 2, Tp. Vinh Long, Vietnam.

SAS 25: Tien Giang - 798 Ly Thuong Kiet, Ward 5, City. My Tho, Tien Giang, Vietnam.

SAS 26: Ben Tre - 115A2 Nguyen Thi Dinh, Phu Tan Ward, City. Ben Tre, Vietnam.

SAS 27: Can Tho - 146Q Tran Van Hoai, Ward Xuan Khanh, Ninh Kieu District, Vietnam.

SAS 29: Can Tho - 432-434 30/4 Street, Hung Loi Ward, Ninh Kieu District, Vietnam.

SAS 29: Can Tho - 598, 30/4 Street, Hung Loi Ward, Ninh District Kieu, Vietnam.

SAS 30: Binh Duong - 306 Avenue Binh Duong, City. Thu Dau Mot, Vietnam.

SAS 31: Binh Duong - 1st Floor, Lotte Mart, Thuan An Town, Vietnam.

SAS 32: Binh Duong - 37/5 Yersin, Tp. Thu Dau Mot, Vietnam.

SAS 33: Binh Duong - No. 2 Street L, Quarter 2, Di An Administrative Center, Di An City, Binh Duong, Vietnam.

SAS 34: Vung Tau - 129 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Ward 7, Vietnam.

SAS 35: Tay Ninh - 324 Street 30/4 Tay Ninh city (located near Vincom Tay Ninh, Vietnam.

SAS 36: Binh Phuoc - 1029 Phu Rieng Do, Tan Binh Ward, City, Vietnam.

SAS Dong Xoai SAS 37: Dong Nai - 314/37 Pham Van Thuan, Thong Nhat Ward (Opposite Vincom Bien Hoa), Vietnam.

SAS 38: Dong Nai - G1A Dong Khoi, Tan Hiep Ward, TP. Bien Hoa (Opposite Dong Nai General Hospital), Vietnam.

SAS 39: Dong Nai - 1064 (203 old numbers) Pham Van Thuan, Tan Mai ward, Vietnam.

SAS 40: Da Lat - 13 Nguyen Trai, Ward 10, Tp. Da Lat, Vietnam.

SAS 41: Binh Thuan - 173 Vo Van Kiet, Phu Thuy Ward, Phan Thiet City, Vietnam.

SAS 42: Binh Dinh - 27 Mai Xuan Thuong, Le Hong Phong Ward, Quy Nhon City, Vietnam.

SAS 43: Khanh Hoa - 106 Le Hong Phong, Phuoc Hai Ward , Nha Trang, Vietnam.

SAS 44: Khanh Hoa - 1157 Street 2/4, Van Thanh Ward, Nha Trang, Vietnam.

SAS 45: Da Nang - 601 Dien Bien Phu, Chinh Gian Ward, Thanh Khe District, Vietnam.

SAS 46: Da Nang - 84 Nguyen Huu Dat, Hoa Cuong Bac Ward, Hai Chau District, Vietnam.

SAS 47 : Da Nang - 80 Chi Lang, Hai Chau 2 Ward, Hai Chau District, Vietnam.

SAS 48: Da Nang - 383-385 Nguyen Van Linh, Ward Thac Gian, Thanh Khe District, Vietnam.

SAS 49: Hue - 5B Phong Chau, Ward Phu Hoi, Vietnam.

SAS 50: Thanh Hoa - 30 Phan Boi Chau, Ba Dinh Ward, City. Thanh Hoa, Vietnam.

SAS 51: Ha Tinh - 39 Hai Thuong Lang Ong, Tran Phu Ward, City. Ha Tinh, Vietnam.

SAS 52: Nghe An - 74-76 Tran Phu, Hong Son Ward, City. Vinh, Vietnam.

SAS 53: Quang Ninh - 13-14 Hai Long Street, Lot A4, Monbay, City. Ha Long, Vietnam.

SAS 54: Hai Phong - 203 Hai Ba Trung, Cai Dai, Le Chan Hai Phong, Vietnam.

SAS 55: Hai Phong - 102 Quan Nam, Le Chan district, Hai Phong, Vietnam.

SAS 56: Hai Phong - 388 Da Nang, Hai An district, Hai Phong, Vietnam.

SAS 57: Hanoi - 65 Tran Quang Dieu - Dong Da, Vietnam.

SAS 58: Hanoi - 87 Dai La, District 2 Ba Trung, Vietnam.

SAS 59: Hanoi - 25 Pham Tuan Tai - Cau Giay, Vietnam.

SAS 60: Hanoi - 66 Nguyen Hoang - Nam Tu Liem, Vietnam.

SAS 61 : Hanoi - 232 Quang Trung - Ha Dong, Vietnam.

SAS 62: Hanoi - 118B Vu Trong pho - Thanh Xuan, Vietnam.

SAS: 63: Dak Lak - T2 Tran Nhat Duat, Tan Loi Ward, Buon Ma Thuot City (New number: 07 Tran Nhat Duat), Vietnam.

234/3A Bạch Đằng, Phường 24, Quận Bình Thạnh, TP.HCM, Vietnam.

 

 

Website: Saigon American English (SAS)

1 customer review

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1 helpful voted.
Low pay that was withheld for weeks!
23 days ago.
Institute Review
I used to work at an undisclosed location of SAS (due to remaining anonymous).
They are disorganised. Very little communication. No curriculum or structure to lessons. No books, media or any materials.
Much lower pay than other centres and my pay was withheld for months.
The pros
Lovely students. My centre was entirely for older teens/adults which is great for teachers who don't want to deal with kids.
No paperwork, lesson planning or admin. Lessons are literally freestyle.
The cons
There is no curriculum. No books, no materials or anything. I was asked to "teach" which was basically just talking to the students for 90 minutes and trying to get them to speak. Some teachers may like the laid back, freestyle way of teaching but I hated the lack of structure and clarity with anything.
When Covid came, I wasn't paid what I was owed (several million). SAS tried ghosting me and it took 2 months of bugging them while they blamed it on the accountant being closed or some lame excuse. Finally, when I threatened to shame them on facebook, they relented and paid me the following day.
Its amazing what a threat can do.
Some teachers I know still haven't been paid for months, long after SAS reopened again from Covid.

SAS pay much lower than other English centres (just 370k per hour for me as a qualified native speaking teacher with several years of experience). I was the only western teacher in my centre (everyone else was Vietnamese or Filipino), most likely because westerners can't deal with the shoddy conditions or low pay and end up leaving after a couple of weeks.

Even though they'll advertise guaranteed salaries, in reality you'll be paid by the hour and stuck on part time hours for months before you earn anywhere near what they advertise.

No visa, work permit or accommodation support unlike other centres.
Advice to Management
Pay your teachers properly. And try to get something that resembles a curriculum. It isn't fair on the students.
Institution Location
Ho Chi Minh City
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
  • ESLBusters 18 days ago.
    Yup. Thanks for posting this. Just had essentially the same experience with these scam-artists two weeks ago. Unfortunately, it looks like your review was only recently posted five days ago, and I naturally missed it when I went through the hiring process with them in Bien Hoa. They put on a good show ( ex. main center with library, free coffee/smoothies for teachers (the only payment I actually got - although I told them to keep the 4.5 hours of pay out of disgust). I went through their meticulous hiring, demo, etc. process (total waste of time). Yup, they not only have no book, but the students will BLAME YOU for that, and the staff are so lazy ( like "Lazy Daisy" at the Bien Hoa branch) that they can';t even be bothered to expend 10 calories to print out a fresh attendance sheet for each day. The hiring guy, who likes to call himself "Mr. Hero", but others prefer to refer to as "Mr. Zero." seems to be a mildly brain-damaged sociopath ( perfect fit for the job) who gaslights you with the "We have 1,000 teachers..." line, as if that holds any weight in context of how they actually operate. Actually, "Mr. Zero", It's 999 (or slightly less) teachers most days, most would assume -- and as if your SLEEPY self would even be able to keep up with 10 of those 1,000. This school is a good one to apply to just for the ENTERTAINMENT value, and the free "melon-kiwi" smoothies (be sure to get on each day you show up, because that's all you're gonna get). Caveat emptor.

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