Skip to Content Skip to Navigation

Enka Schools

Türkiye

Accreditation

Advanced Placement (AP), Council of International Schools (CIS), New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)

Curriculum

Advanced Placement, IB PYP, IB MYP, IB DP

Instructional Language

English

Total student numbers

1191

Teacher numbers

203

Register to see more schools

ENKA Schools is a private coeducational, PK-12 day school located in Istanbul, Turkey. Since its establishment in 1996, ENKA Schools has grown to accommodate approximately 1250 students from pre-k to grade 12.

Located on 16 wooded acres in the center of Istanbul's business district, the campus also houses the ENKA Foundation, the ENKA Arts Foundation, and the ENKA Sport Club with its significant athletic facilities.

ENKA Schools is fully authorized by the IBO as an IB World School and is authorized to offer the IB Primary Years Program, IB Middle Years Program, and IB Diploma Program. ENKA is authorized by the College Board to offer AP courses. In addition, ENKA Schools is internationally accredited by CIS and NEASC. The most recent re-accreditation was 2023.

Taxes

-Salary Net of Taxation- You will not pay any income tax on your salary. The school pays it for you. (Savings of about 35%-40%)
-Your salary will be paid in US Dollars, which means that you benefit each month from exchange rates differences.
-The school pays a nominal increase for masters, PhD, and B1 or higher levels of Turkish.

Accommodation

Rent & Utilities- A housing allowance is provided as well as a utility allowance to help cover electricity, water, and gas. This sum is not taxed.
Settling In Allowance- You will receive a seetling in allowance upon arrival to Turkey to immediately assist you in
setting up your home. This sum is not taxed.
Finding Housing- You are free to choose where the prefer to live. You are supported in finding accommodation, provided with a standard bi-lingual rent contract to give to your landlord, and supported through the process.

Flights/Transport

Start/End Flights- At the start and end of your contract, the School will provide a flight allowance for you, your co-residing spouse, and your co-residing children under 18 years old if you are hired from outside of Turkey.
Annual Flights- The School will provide an annual flight allowance to your home of record for you, your co-residing spouse, and your co-residing children under 18. This allowance is paid at the start of each school year and can be used as/when preferred.

Moving Allowance

Baggage allowance at the start of the contract for you and your co-residing spouse, and your co-residing children under 18 years old if you are moving to Turkey as a direct result of this contract.

Medical

Health Insurance -Comprehensive private medical insurance is provided for you and each of your children under 18.
Life Insurance- Life insurance is provided.
Renter’s Insurance- lnsurance against loss of property in the event of fire or theft.

Other

Work Permit- The School conducts all the necessary processing to obtain your work permit. The school pays the associated fees.
Residency Permit-The School conducts all the necessary processing to obtain a residency permit for you, your spouse, and your dependents. The school pays the associated fees.
The school will pay the associated fees and will continue to pay these fees for the duration of your employment.

Retirement

Retirement Fund-All state mandated social security premiums required by Turkish law are paid by the school. If your country has a reciprocal social security agreement with Turkey, you may benefit. There are currently 35 countries who have reciprocal agreements.

Full access

To career opportunities across the globe

$50 USD per year
Paid membership
  • Ability to create a unique educator profile that holds your references and important documents, such as teaching qualifications, all in one location.
  • Access to our entire database of 400+ international schools representing 100+ countries.
  • 5,000+ teaching vacancies every recruitment season.
  • Unlimited number of job applications.
  • Custom alerts so you’re the first to hear when your preferred roles are posted.
  • Access to virtual and in-person recruitment events with school leaders and recruiters.

Limited access

To career opportunities across the globe

$0
Free membership
  • Ability to create a unique educator profile that holds your references and important documents, such as teaching qualifications, all in one location.
  • Access to our entire database of schools to discover your next teaching role.
  • Submission of three job applications.

When we had a teacher decide to take another job in mid-July, we were left with few options. Historically, it was a tough position to fill. Within 24 hours of posting the position on Schrole, we were able to offer a contract to a more-qualified educator.

Matthew R Merritt Secondary School Principal
KPIS International School
KPIS logo

KPIS International School