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ISB Director Announcement
ISB Appoints Bradley Roberts as the next Director

Reinach, Switzerland - 3 December 2018 - The ISB Board of Directors is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Bradley Roberts as the next Director of International School Basel effective 1 July 2019.

With over 20 years experience in education, Bradley joins us from Singapore where he is the Principal at St. Joseph’s Institution International School (SJI). He joined SJI International after a five-year period in Qatar where he was Deputy Principal and Head of Secondary School at Al Khor International School. Bradley has extensive international school experience spending his first 13 years in education as a housemaster and teacher at boarding schools in Switzerland, Japan and South Africa. His wife, Janette, will join Bradley in Basel. They have have two sons who are now at university.

Growing up in South Africa, Bradley completed his Bachelor of Science and Higher Diploma in Education at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. He obtained his Bachelor in Education at the University of South Africa. A lifelong learner, Bradley obtained a Diploma in Personnel Management and completed an International Leadership in Management Programme. He is the Chair of Singapore IB Heads Network as well as a member of several educational associations.

In accepting his new role, Bradley commented, “Janette and I would like to express our deepest thanks for the very warm welcome given to us during our recent visit. I am very excited to accept this wonderful opportunity to lead ISB and look forward to working with the whole community. It was obvious, based on the honest and open feedback I received, that the ISB community is strongly invested in making ISB the best it can be. It is my honour to be part of this next phase of our exciting journey together. Thank you to the Board for entrusting me with this important role. I cannot wait to get started in July 2019.”

The Search Committee, working with recruiting consultants, RG175, led the search for a Director in a diligent and thorough process that included parents, students, staff and the Board. We would like to thank everyone involved for their invaluable contributions.

On behalf of the Board, we also wish to extend a special thank you and appreciation to Bob Gross for his leadership during the current year. Over the coming months, Bob and the leadership team will work closely with Bradley to ensure a smooth transition.

Please join us in welcoming Bradley and his wife, Janette, to International School Basel.


The ISB Board of Directors is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Bradley Roberts as the next Director of International School Basel effective 1 July 2019.
An update from the ISB Board on the next steps in the School Director search.
An update on the process for the search for the next Director of ISB.
Search firm, SDE Services in partnership with RG175, has been retained to assist in the search for the next Director of International School Basel.
The ISB Board announced at the end of the 2017/18 academic year that Director Dr. Vladimir Kuskovski will not be returning to his role as School Director. Please see the letter from Cris Wilbur, ISB Board Chair.

About ISB

Situated in a beautiful and dynamic region of Switzerland, ISB is an English-speaking international day school which provides students aged 3-18 with the education, support and inspiration they need to become global citizens.


ISB has many years’ experience supporting students and families from all over the world. We accept students throughout the School year, dependent on availability of space and fulfillment of entry requirements. 


ISB is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. Currently studied by over one million students in 148 countries, the IB prepares students with the intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills needed to live, learn and work in a rapidly globalising world.


ISB is situated on three campuses, all easily accessible by public transport.

Student Services

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Student Life

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