Employment teaching EFL in Istanbul, Turkey

Date posted:2006-07-11 | Writer: Doga Koleji | Email: [email protected]


Doga Koleji is seeking ESL teachers for 1st to 8th grade and preschool classroom teachers for children between aged 3 and 6 years for the 2006-07 academic year.

Doga Koleji is located in a beautiful 55, 000m2 forested ravine in the Beykoz section of Istanbul. The natural setting is utilized for outdoor activities like camping and hiking. Among the school facilities is an indoor horse arena, an outdoor horse arena, two (2) swimming pools, sports fields, indoor and outdoor basketball courts, an indoor climbing wall, a music room and a multipurpose theatre.

Istanbul is a modern and progressive city which has a dynamic environment and is rich in culture and history. Living conditions for foreign teachers are very comfortable and we find that foreign teachers enjoy living here. From Turkey, it is easy to travel troughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

* Salary $1300 to $1500 per month

* Housing or 400YTL monthly housing allowance

* Residence permit

* Private health insurance

* $1000 bonus for completing school year

* Transportation to and from school

* Lunch

* 2 weeks paid holiday in January

* $1000 signing bonus for returning for a second year

If you are interested in any of the positions available please email ([email protected]). You can also visit our web page Contact us to find out more information about Doga Koleji.

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