SECONDARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL (ISTANBUL CAMPUS) at MEF International Schools, Istanbul in Turkey
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MEF International Schools, Istanbul (Turkey)

Appointed - Jeffrey Dean Wolley
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

Our successful candidate will have the following qualifications: Strong interpersonal skills with all community members and stakeholders, carries a minimum of 4 years experience in educational leadership, with international school leadership being an asset, experience and knowledge of IBDP/Cambridge curriculums and programmes, employs, inspires, motivates, and retains highly qualified international educators, demonstrates a keen willingness to learn, adjust, and adapt to new situations, possesses a high tolerance for frustration, strong interest in problem-solving and resolution, flexible, sociable, and approachable, leads others and maintains effective ways to work together with a highly qualified professional teaching and administrative team of individuals spanning multiple cultures, holds a minimum BA and MA degrees, valid teaching certification and credentials.


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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