PYP COORDINATOR (ISTANBUL CAMPUS) at MEF International Schools, Istanbul in Turkey
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MEF International Schools, Istanbul (Turkey)

Appointed - Filled
Jan 11, 14
Feb 28, 14

School Details

MEF Schools of Turkey, a leader in private school education in Turkey, has two campuses: MEF International School-Istanbul and MEF International School-Izmir. MEFIS-Istanbul opened in 1999 and has 435 students (ages 3-18) on a purpose-built campus in central Istanbul. It is fully authorised to offer the IBDP and PYP (and is an IB World School), as well as accredited in Cambridge Lower Secondary/Checkpoint and IGCSE. MEFIS-Izmir opened in 2004 and has 159 students (ages 3-18) in a charming campus near the airport. It is the first school in Turkey to be authorised to offer Cambridge Programmes in both the Primary and Secondary Schools. MEFIS-Istanbul and MEFIS-Izmir schools are Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) Centers.

Position Qualifications

Undergraduate degree in Education, MA / Doctorate desirable, thorough understanding of the IBO philosophy and PYP programme, Experience as a PYP teacher, Miniumum 5 years experience as a PYP coordinator, strong interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work as a part of a team, able to lead, motivate, organise teachers to further improve POI and UOI, able to provide teachers with professional development related to PYP, excellent organisational skills, experience in classroom observation feedback, ability and experience in coaching and mentoring new teachers to the PYP along with moving more experienced teachers to the next level.




Please submit the following documents at


  • personal statement with photo,
  • curriculum vitae with end/beginning years,
  • references with e mail addresses and phone numbers,
  • a scanned copy of your undergraduate degree with transcripts and Teaching Certification for Ministry Requirements.

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