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Find an English teaching job in Tajikistan If you are a certified English teacher, your best option would probably be to get a job at an international school in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan. Private schools cater to upper class citizens of Tajikistan as well as European and North American children who are currently residing [...]

Find an English teaching job in Tajikistan

If you are a certified English teacher, your best option would probably be to get a job at an international school in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan. Private schools cater to upper class citizens of Tajikistan as well as European and North American children who are currently residing in the country. The school year runs from September to June, so the best time to apply is in the summer. The following is a list of private international schools:

The Dushanbe International School is a private school that offers classes for students from prekindergarten through grade 11. They hire native English teachers with a teacher certification or a bachelor’s degree and two years of teaching experience.

Contact:

Dushanbe International School
Str. Bofanda 9
Dushanbe, Tajikistan
website: www.dushis.com

The QSI International School of Dushanbe is an English medium private school that serves students from preschool to grade 8.
Email: dushanbe@qsi.org
Website: www.qsi.org/tjk_home/tjk_home.htm

The Aga Khan Lycée, Khorog
Mansur Mansurov
12 Mirzonabotov Street
Khorog
Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast
Tel: +992 35 222 2607 , 222 4114

The Public Affairs department of the US Embassy in Dushanbe also sponsors US citizens to live in rural Tajikistan for ten months and teach English. This is mostly a volunteer job, with airfare, housing, medical insurance, and monthly living expenses covered along with a stipend of $2,500 upon completion. The term starts in September. See their ad on idealist.org for more information.

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After traveling on her own for three or four years, Chaya met up with Wade Shepard, the editor of VagabondJourney.com. They were married in 2009, and continue to travel the world together with their young daughter. From time to time Chaya blogs about family travel and life on the road. has written 102 posts on Vagabond Journey. Contact the author.

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  • Jessica Engerman July 4, 2010, 5:02 am

    eer Objective: Seeking to utilize my background in international politics and culture with an innovative company providing solutions to the global marketplace. Looking for a role where my consultative, customer-facing communication and presentation skills can be best utilized.

    Summary · Enthusiastic and experienced in overseas travel. Extensive cultural knowledge of the Middle East and South East Asia.
    · Strong journalism background combined with street level communication skills of several languages, including reading and writing Egyptian Arabic.
    · Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Capable of communicating ideas clearly and effectively.
    Education Associates Degree
    Truman College, Chicago, IL 2000
    Al Arabeyya school of Arabic
    Colloquial Intermediate, Cairo, Egypt

    2009
    Loyola University (currently a Senior)
    International Studies with a minor in Journalism, Chicago, IL Current
    Career History & Accomplishments
    International English Teacher
    Vietnam: Global Volunteer Network, 2006 summer teaching in Dai Loc orphanage
    Hanoi, Vietnam 2007: Cleverlearn, Justkids, EMG, and private setups
    Istanbul, Turkey 2008: Pera Academy of English
    Phnom Penh, Cambodia 2009: Pannasastra University
    Cairo, Egypt 2010, Private group lessons
    2006-May,2010
    ‘Other’ Jobs
    · Assisted in preparing contracts and sales proposals for customers
    · Writer with International Magazine “East-West” based out of Hanoi in 2007-2008
    · Sales and Assistant for Engerman Contracting and Engerman Real Estate in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin since 2000
    · Sales Assistant at Ann Taylor Loft 2005
    · Corporate trainer with The Abbey Hotel and Spa located in Lake Geneva Wisconsin, 2003

    Memberships & Affiliations
    · Global Volunteer Network
    · United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR)

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  • ken Bayer June 16, 2011, 6:08 pm

    hejj Jessica, I read your profile summary..really I congragulate you..
    best regards..
    Ken Bayer
    Balikesir-Turkey
    humanism7@gmail.com

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