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Teaching English in Russia

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  • Education: 
    BA/BS is required
  • TEFL Certification: 
    A minimum of 150 Hrs TESOL Foundation Certification required. A 300 or 450 Hrs’ Advanced/Diploma in ESL teaching courses in Russia gives you an edge
  • Peak Hiring Months: 
    Beginning of September or October and January
  • Types of jobs: 
    Public Schools, Private language schools and some tutoring
  • Typical Hiring Process: 
    Most schools prefer an interview over Skype or telephone
  • Average teaching hours per week: 
    20-35 hours of classroom as well as exam preparation time
  • Types of Students: 
    School children,Business professionals and Private students
  • Cost of Living per month: 
    1000 – 1200 USD
  • Visas: 
    Work Visa is generally sponsored by the employer
  • Average Monthly Pay: 
    1800 - 2,200 USD
  • Start – up cost: 
    1000 - 1,500 USD
  • Potential to save or break-even: 
  • Accommodation Benefits: 
    Sometimes can be availed
  • Flight Reimbursements: 
Teaching English in Russia

Teaching English in Russia is a challenging yet a rejuvenating experience. There are numerous activities and places to explore in Russia. From its rambling and clamouring capital city of Moscow to its curious Siberian towns, living in Russia is genuinely an extraordinary and incredible experience.

To find teaching jobs in Russia, you need to look for jobs and apply on the web. You can choose a telephonic interview, and if it's effective, you will be recruited from abroad and can send vital documents to get your work visa. When you are physically present in Russia, you will have more choices for finding teaching jobs.

To teach English, most teachers will require a certification in TEFL/TESOL course in Russia. A degree is preferred, however, not mandatory. The normal pay package for education in Russia is 1800 – 2200 USD each month.