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Life In Kurdistan

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Erbil, also known by its Kurdish name, Hawler, is the capital of Kurdistan and has a population of 1.5 million. Erbil is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, with life in the city dating as far back as 6000 B.C.
Erbil is far from what you’d expect from an Iraqi city, with shopping centres, high rise building, and fancy hotels everywhere. Old and new coexist side-by-side in a city where a few minutes’ walk can take you from your five-star hotel to a bustling street bazaar.

Erbil’s spectacular ancient citadel is a highlight for everyone visiting the city. A UNESCO World Heritage site offers a wealth of sightseeing opportunities. The citadel towers above Erbil and invites exploration of its wonderful castle, the Mulla Afandi mosque and its 18th century hamman, or bath house. 


BISK is an exciting environment in which to build a career in teaching. The quality of students, teachers and resources, combined with progressive curriculum planning, extensive extracurricular activities and continuing professional development, provide opportunities that very few schools can match.

The British International School of Kurdistan is a highly successful, growing school with a committed and inspirational team of professionals at its heart.

The successful candidate will benefit from the career and development opportunities that will be provided by the school. Staff are expected to work in an independent school type dynamic and enjoy working in a very pleasant environment. Teachers participate in an active timetable including a wide range of extra-curricular activities. 

 Why Working at BISK

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