Head of English


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Istanbul, Turkey
High School Head of English Teacher in Turkey | Head of English teaching job in Turkey | Make your mark as an educator while soaking in the wonders of Istanbul’s bustling streets and historic landmarks. Don’t miss this chance to be part of our dynamic team!


Start Date
September 2024
  • Bachelor’s degree with teaching certification such as PGCE, PGdip, Med, or teaching licence is a must.
  • A minimum of five years of teaching experience is required
  • Strong familiarity with the IB curriculum and assessment is preferred.
  • Experience of working with children who have English as an additional language is ideal.
Salary and Benefits Package
  • A competitive annual salary ranging from USD 51,500 to USD 83,300.
  • Flight allowances
  • Fully furnished accommodation or housing allowance/stipend (assistance to find housing)
  • Comprehensive medical cover
  • Relocation allowance
  • 100% school fees subsidy for children
  • Annual Bonus
The school

Nestled within its vibrant campus, the school stands as a distinguished bilingual institution, seamlessly weaving Turkish and English into its educational fabric. A hallmark of diversity, it offers students the choice to delve into a second language – French, German, or Spanish. The transformative journey at the school unfolds as students reach the crossroads of tenth grade, where the decision to pursue the International Baccalaureate (IB) track or the non-IB track shapes their academic path. Notably, the school plays a pivotal role as the IB coordinator in Istanbul, its influence extending globally through the development of the IB Turkish Social Studies Curriculum. Boasting modern infrastructure, the school fosters an environment of intellectual curiosity and growth. Beyond academics, it instills values of character and leadership, nurturing students into well-rounded individuals. The curriculum is a tapestry of subjects that cater to diverse interests, encompassing Mathematics, Sciences, Languages, as well as intriguing disciplines like Art History, Philosophy, Psychology, and Visual Arts. This comprehensive journey culminates in assessments that reflect a holistic understanding, including examinations and projects. The school’s commitment to excellence echoes through the accolades awarded to students, celebrating their achievements and dedication.

The location

Istanbul, an enchanting crossroads of cultures and histories, serves as a captivating educational canvas for students. This sprawling metropolis bridges continents, offering a unique opportunity to explore the intersection of East and West. The city’s rich heritage unfolds through its iconic landmarks such as the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, and the Topkapi Palace, presenting invaluable teaching moments in art, architecture, and history. The vibrant bazaars and bustling streets breathe life into lessons about trade, economics, and cultural exchange. As educators, we have the privilege of immersing students in a living classroom where the past seamlessly intertwines with the present, fostering a deep understanding of diversity, globalization, and the intricate tapestry of human experience.

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