Job Reference: PRIST01
Job Type: Contract
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Salary: 4,200 TL - 5,000 TL
Date Posted: 30th November, 2017
Date Closing: 22nd January, 2018
Sector(s): Primary Teacher Jobs, English Teacher Jobs, Graduate Teaching Jobs
Agency: Castles Education
For start dates in February or September 2018 send your CV today!
Applicants must have a degree and TEFL certification.
Istanbul is one of the most fascinating cities in the world and an opportunity to work there should be grabbed with both hands!
Apply today and you could be starting work within a few weeks of interview.
We are seeking TEFL qualified teachers with a degree and some experience to join the team at various private primary schools across the city.
We have primary school teaching positions available in various Istanbul locations.
Instructors are expected to work as part of a dynamic team with a commitment to continuous improvement and high quality in learning outcomes.
We work with a select group of private kindergartens with multiple campuses around Istanbul.
You’ll be working in well-established institutions with good reputations, within a team of many other expats.
Our teachers benefit from access to a large number of different vacancies with one easy application.
We have worked with the same group of schools for a long time.
Class sizes are usually 24 students, and you’ll typically teach several different classes in either one or two grade levels.
You’ll have around 28 lessons per week and each lesson is usually 40 mins in length.
Native speakers are usually asked to enrich the main course with activities focusing on communication skills.
You’ll share a class with the Turkish main course teacher and align your lessons with their topics and objectives .
Most schools have a set curriculum and coursebook for you to follow and you’ll have some freedom to supplement those materials with your own.
Lessons are often planned in teams and planning meetings are usually held after school one day per week.
Working hours are from 8am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday with weekend off except for a few special occassions thoughout the year when you’ll be asked to come to school on a Saturday or Sunday for a ceremony, parents meeting or simlilar events.
There is a two week semester break at the end of January and 7 weeks off in the summer. Christmas is not a recognised holiday in Turkey but there are other national holidays throughout the year.
-Native or “native like” English fluency with a clear accent.
-A 120 hour TEFL certificate or CELTA qualification
-A University degree from the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa
-Experience in teaching primary school children
-Knowledge of current ELT approaches, curriculum, materials
-Commitment to professionalism with strong work ethics, attention to detail, ability and willingness to learn and take initiative
-Creative, kind, child centred
-Ability to teach mixed ability groups
-Ability to incorporate technology into your lessons
-Good communication skills
-Strong classroom management skills
4,200 TL net per month and upwards depending on experience.
*Very competitive salary
*Free transportation to and from school
*Paid summer holidays
*Work permit provided
Housing and flights are usually not included in the packages offered, so be prepared to factor these costs into your own budget.