Adam Patterson - Head Of Elementary

Mr Adam Patterson


Bachelor of Education Infants/Primary :University of New England

Diploma of Teaching Infants/Primary :University of New England


Full - Time, Head of Elementary

General Information

Adam joined AIS in 2016 as the Head of Early Years, before being appointed Head of Elementary in 2019. Originally from Armidale, NSW, Australia, Adam has been working in International Schools for 30 years, in a variety of countries and educational settings. 2022 marks his 30th year in education. He has varied experience as a teacher and a school leader, from a young teacher beginning his career teaching English in France to teaching and  leading schools in the United Kingdom, China, Malaysia, Kuwait and Brazil. 

Adam loves leading schools, his passion is developing positive relationships with everyone within the community, working with students as they grow, supporting teachers and staff so that they can reach their greatest potential, strengthening a connection between school and home, and a fostering a positive school culture.  At our core, we know that the school to home partnership is what allows us to provide an extraordinary school experience for all students.