Energetic Teacher Wanted to Teach English in Turkey - Istanbul

Date posted:2004-05-04 | Writer: Istek Foundation | Email: [email protected]

Building upon Ataturk's principles, and the Turkish secular governmental form which cherishes democracy and modernization, the Foundation is set to provide education to foster creative and innovative students for the betterment of the nation's future. The Foundation has a commitment to strive toward fulfilling all the educational and cultural needs of its community members.

As an educational organization and community involved in life long learning, the Foundation is committed to:

a) Constantly seek innovation
b) Be open to experimentation
By means of providing scholarships, the Foundation strives to improve equal opportunity of education for the youth of Turkey.

Candidates must have 1. A degree in English
2. A teaching certificate (1yr)
3. A minimum of 2 years TEFL experience
Teachers are expected to be part and parcel of the English department - teamwork is very important. Teachers are responsible for following the curriculum provided , using the selected books and preparing their own extra materials, homework, tests and exams. There are school,
departmental and occasional parentsí ­eetings at which teachers are expected to be present.

In return, we offer free furnished (basic) accommodation, lunches, transport to and from school, private health insurance, and airfare at beginning and end of contract. Contracts are for 1 year, 1st Sept. - 31st Aug., to be renewed on satisfaction of both parties.

Applicants should send a detailed CV, copies of diplomas, three letters of reference and 6 passport photos (taken in the last 6 months)to:-
Mrs Beryl Simsek
English Coordinator
Istek Vakfi
Ibrahim Aga Mah. Koftuncu Sok.
34718 Acibadem Istanbul

e-mail: [email protected]
tel: 90216 326 34 15 ext:116
fax: 90216 326 34 31
website: Contact us

Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching.


Choosing texts that can be a little bit challenging but also give students confidence would be essential in terms of teaching receptive English skills. Studnet might lose their interest immediately if they found the text is too difficult or too boring for them to read/understand. We need to pay attention to the text we choose for the class, remember to think about what the students might like instead of thinking about what I like.I`ve learned a lot about Future tenses. About Future simple (affirmative, negative, question form) and its usage. About Future continuous (affirmative, negative, question form) its usage. About Future perfect (affirmative, negative, question form) and its usage. About Future perfect continuous (affirmative, negative, question form) and its usage. About \"going to future\" (affirmative, negative, yes\\no questions) and its usage.