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Teaching English in Cyprus is available through many programs, most notably, the British Council, Cyprus.Prospective employers usually prefer EU citizenship, college education, and for applicants to be present for the interview process.

A former British colony, Cyprus became independent in 1960 following years of resistance to British rule. Tensions between the Greek Cypriot majority and Turkish Cypriot minority came to a head in December 1963, when violence broke out in the capital of Nicosia. Despite the deployment of UN peacekeepers in 1964, sporadic intercommunal violence continued forcing most Turkish Cypriots into enclaves throughout the island. In 1974, a Greek Government-sponsored attempt to seize control of Cyprus was met by military intervention from Turkey, which soon controlled more than a third of the island. In 1983, the Turkish-held area declared itself the "Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus," but it is recognized only by Turkey. The latest two-year round of UN-brokered talks - between the leaders of the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities to reach an agreement to reunite the divided island - ended when the Greek Cypriots rejected the UN settlement plan in an April 2004 referendum. The entire island entered the EU on 1 May 2004, although the EU acquis - the body of common rights and obligations - applies only to the areas under direct Republic of Cyprus control, and is suspended in the areas administered by Turkish Cypriots. At present, every Cypriot carrying a Cyprus passport has the status of a European citizen; however, EU laws do not apply to north Cyprus. Nicosia continues to oppose EU efforts to establish direct trade and economic links to north Cyprus as a way of encouraging the Turkish Cypriot community to continue to support reunification.

Cyprus, officially the Republic of Cyprus, is a Eurasian island nation in the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea south of the Anatolian peninsula (Asia Minor) or modern-day Turkey. It is the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. The Republic of Cyprus is divided into six districts : Lefkosia (the capital), Ammochostos, Keryneia, Larnaka, Lemesos, and Pafos. A former British colony, the Republic of Cyprus gained independence in 1960 while the United Kingdom retained two Sovereign Base Areas. The north of the island has been under Turkish military occupation since 1974 when a large-scale Turkish invasion took place, resulting in the expulsion of thousands of ethnic Greeks from the north, and the subsequent establishment of a separatist regime to govern the occupied area which currently styles itself the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. It is separated from the south by the United Nations-controlled Green Line and is only recognized by Turkey. The Republic of Cyprus has been a member state of the European Union since 1 May 2004.

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Media Studies Teacher Part Time
Larnaca - communities. The American Academy Larnaca is pleased to announce the following job opening: MEDIA STUDIES TEACHER PART-TIME The School... will appoint a Media Studies teacher on a part-time basis for the next academic year. Applicants for the above position should hold a relevant degree...
Publ.Date : Fri, 06 Apr 2018 03:44:42 GMT

English Language Teacher
Nicosia - English Language Teacher wanted for part-time employment at Private Institute in Pera Orinis, Nicosia. We are currently... looking for a qualified and enthusiastic English teacher to join our team. The position is offered for part-time employment for the school year 2018-19...
Publ.Date : Fri, 06 Apr 2018 02:15:51 GMT

English Teacher for Kindergarten
Little Scholars Private Kindergarten - Limassol - We are looking for an exprerienced English teacher for Kindergartens. She should be a team player, motivated and willing to learn...
Publ.Date : Mon, 02 Apr 2018 22:24:56 GMT

English teacher
Plurilingua Language Centre - Limassol - experienced English teacher, by preference native speaker, dynamic and motivated, for teaching English as a second language to adults...
Publ.Date : Fri, 09 Mar 2018 23:00:43 GMT

The Falcon School - Nicosia - Full-Time Geography teacher to teach up to and including 'A' Level, to start September 2018. Candidates should have a GEOGRAPHY degree...
Publ.Date : Wed, 28 Feb 2018 23:54:08 GMT

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Murdered teacher had 25-30 stab wounds, his wife 10 (Update 4)
The 60-year-old man, Giorgos Hadjigeorgiou, was a maths teacher at the English School in Nicosia, while his wife, Dina Sergiou, worked for the Central Bank of Cyprus. Officers were searching for two perpetrators, who reportedly spoke with a Cypriot ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:41:00 GMT

Council of Great City Schools Pushes Anti-Second Amendment Resolution
Most of its teachers would be members of the far ... You could as easily consider ?New World Countries? or ?English speaking Countries?. A VOX definition includes Qatar, Barbados, and Cyprus as ?developed countries? while excluding Brazil ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 08 Apr 2018 07:03:00 GMT

Teaching, learning Chinese at schools in Cyprus
A seminar organized by Confucius Institute of University of Cyprus on Friday discussed how and why Chinese can be learned at schools as a foreign language, drawing a lively interest from teachers and ... is different from English and how differences ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 20 Nov 2016 05:40:00 GMT

Ocean City Resident Helps Set Up Exchange Program Between Stockton, University In Cyprus
Ciara Barrick, who was awarded a Fulbright to teach English at European University Cyprus (EUC) after graduating from Stockton in 2015, teamed with David Roessel, professor of Greek Language and Literature, to apply for a Fulbright Alumni Engagement ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 22 Dec 2016 18:23:00 GMT

Franglais row: Is the English language conquering France?
In order to attract more foreign students, she added, French universities would have to start offering courses taught in English. "We must teach in English or there ... Irish is the "national language") and Cyprus. Those who oppose the introduction of ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 22 May 2013 16:02:00 GMT

Academy in Cyprus embraces Wing Chun Kung Fu
Sifu Yiannos Christoforou practises Wing Chun Kung Fu at his acadamy in Nicosia ... control manager at one of the most known ice cream factories in Cyprus, but he would like to only teach Kung Fu if he could make a living out of it.
Publ.Date : Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:38:00 GMT

A romantic weekend getaway in Cyprus
Cypriots can teach us a thing or two about tourism and hospitality ... and we were able to find the perfect compromise in our recent romantic weekend getaway in Cyprus. All in all, this very affordable trip was a smashing success. We?d reserved a ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 11 Jul 2015 16:52:00 GMT

Ministry says mission accomplished after less than half of teaching candidates pass muster
Candidates who took the pre-school teacher exams fared better as 44.5 per cent passed. The best test results were among those who took the biology exam, which 90.4 of passed, followed by English ? 85.4 per cent ? and special learning with 80.5 per cent.
Publ.Date : Mon, 02 Apr 2018 09:12:00 GMT

Franglais row: Is the English language conquering France?
For some, this amounts to a betrayal of the national language ... to teach students in English, you have to do it quietly like the elite universities which never asked permission but never boasted about it either. Here is a selection of readers' Franglais ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 May 2013 17:00:00 GMT

Why high-flying professionals choose to be teachers
He has just started working as an English ... teacher at Oasis Shirley Park School in Croydon, south London. It is a very different experience to her former glittering career as a diplomat - most recently being the UK's deputy ambassador to Cyprus.
Publ.Date : Fri, 22 Dec 2017 04:00:00 GMT

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