With over 10,000 years of history and heritage, Turkey provides a taste of both European and Middle Eastern cultures. Working and living in Turkey offers an enlightening and enriching experience to both the novice and veteran teacher. The markets offer an array of shopping delights and relaxation is made easy by visiting Turkish baths. The nightlife is filled with shish kebabs, belly dancers, and raki. The demand for English teachers is continuously increasing. With the Greek Isles being only a short ferry ride away, Turkey remains a popular destination for ESL teachers.
Requirements : Bachelor Degree and The Canadian College of Linguistics’ TEFL/TESOL Certificate Typical Contract : One year Peak Hiring Season : Year round Teaching Hours/Week : 25 – 30 Monthly Salary* : 1,000 – 3,500 TRY Private Tutoring : 20 – 100 TRY/hr Cost of Living : Cost of a Big Mac = 5.95 TRY Income Tax : 35% Accommodations : Usually included or assisted Airfare : Sometimes included Health Care : Usually included Holidays : Paid Visa : Employer assisted