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TEFL Jobs in Turkey
Opportunities to find a TEFL job in Turkey are as big as the country itself. Chances of employment are best in bigger cities and salaries are always sufficient for living a very comfortable lifestyle. Most opportunities are in private language institutes but you should bear in mind that a university degree is required to work anywhere in the country.
Types of TEFL Jobs in Turkey
Cost of living is very low in Turkey and the legal minimum wage for working here is approximately $450 US per month, with English teachers typically making about twice that amount. The middle class in Turkey is eager to learn English and students prefer being taught by native speakers.
The end result of this situation is that there are more TEFL job openings than there are certified English teachers. Sure there are many people looking to teach English but preference will almost always be given to those who hold a widely recognized TEFL/TESOL certificate such as that offered by TEFL International.
How to Find TEFL Jobs in Turkey
It is easier to find a job in a private language institute than it is in a Turkish primary school. Employment at a language school means working evenings and on the weekends, but you’ll have your days to explore the city, laze around or to do whatever else you’d like.
A large number of English language schools can be found in Istanbul, Izmir and the capital of Ankara.
The majority of schools ask for a one-year commitment. If you have teaching experience along with an M.A. in TEFL, Education or Linguistics, you can even find a position teaching at a public university.
University positions are the cream of the crop when it comes to TEFL jobs in Turkey. They pay well and the competition for these positions is stiff. If you hold a degree but no TEFL certificate, your job prospects are much more limited in Turkey.
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Be sure to have answers to all questions regarding rates of pay, salary and other benefits. Find out if you’ll have to travel to your lessons and if you get compensated and/or reimbursed for this time and expense. Ask about what kind of resources the school has for planning lessons and teaching materials, as well as what kind of administrative and collegial support you will have.TEFL Courses in Ban Phe
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Energetic Teacher Wanted to Teach EFL in TurkeyExpand
Date posted:2004-10-20 | Writer: English First Istanbul | Email: email@example.com
English First Istanbul has full-time vacancies for Native English Teachers
for its branches in the city. There are also positions available teaching in a technical college in Kelkit.Fully air-conditioned classrooms with dvd, projectors etc
Free Turkish classes
State medical cover
Meal tickets every month
TEFL in Turkey - MersinExpand
Date posted:2004-10-01 | Writer: TED College | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Private college in Mersin Turkey needs two high school teachers to start immediately!!! Excellent location on the Mediterranean. Flexible hours and renewable contract. Read more
TEFL in Divrigi, TurkeyExpand
Date posted:2004-09-15 | Writer: Kent School of English | Email: email@example.com
Friendly, committed, professional and responsible person to be in charge of several in-company classes. TEFL certificate essential. Experience not required but preferred. Read more
Teach EFL in Turkey - AnkaraExpand
Date posted:2004-09-01 | Writer: The Turco-British Association | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Turco-British Association (TBA), founded in 1951, is seeking qualified native-speaker EFL teachers for positions in its own attractive 10-storey premises in central Ankara. Good benefits package.
Energetic Teacher Wanted to Teach EFL in Turkey - IstanbulExpand
Date posted:2004-06-10 | Writer: Istek Foundation | Email: email@example.com
Established in 1985, ISTEK, Istanbul's largest educational and cultural foundation is seeking native speaker English teachers for its 8 schools (K-11) situated in different areas of this beautiful,old but modern city.
Teach EFL in Turkey - BursaExpand
Date posted:2004-05-25 | Writer: Cakir Primary School | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cakir Primary is a kindergarden-to-8th grade private school located in Bursa, TURKEY. Read more
Energetic Teacher Wanted to Teach English in Turkey - IstanbulExpand
Date posted:2004-05-04 | Writer: Istek Foundation | Email: email@example.com
Established in 1985, ISTEK, Istanbul's largest educational and cultural foundation, is seeking native speaker English teachers for its 8 schools (K-11) situated in different areas of this beautiful,old but modern city.
Energetic Teacher Wanted to Teach English in TurkeyExpand
Date posted:2004-04-30 | Writer: English First Istanbul | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
English First Istanbul invites applications for full-time teaching positions at its 3 branches in the city. Read more
TEFL in Diyarbakir, TurkeyExpand
Date posted:2004-04-21 | Writer: Akademi Ltd. | Email: email@example.com
Diyarbakir Turkey Academy School of English is seeking university graduate EFL teachers for
October 2004. Read more
Energetic Teacher Wanted to Teach TEFL in Turkey - IstanbulExpand
Date posted:2004-04-21 | Writer: Kultur 2000 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kultur 2000 Primary School Istanbul, Turkey is recruiting teachers for the next school year 2004-2005