About Teaching English in Russia
Seeking to retain its status as a great power while transitioning to a globalized economy in the post-Soviet era, Russia represents one of the largest and fastest-growing job markets for teaching
Most opportunities to teach English in Russia allow for interviews in advance from your home country, but English teachers may also interview in-person should they enroll in our St. Petersburg, Russia TEFL course. Some schools will provide those teaching English in Russia with housing or possibly a stipend for airfare,
A solid hourly wage affords English teachers in Russia to live a comfortable life. Schools typically offer 20-25 hours per week of work, leaving you plenty of opportunities to travel and explore.
To teach English in Russia, you will need a TEFL certificate. A 4-year college degree isn't required but is strongly preferred. Native English proficiency is also expected to find a TEFL job. The average salary for an English teacher in Russia is about $500 - $1,400 USD per month.
Major cities for teaching English in Russia include Moscow, St. Petersburg, Vladimir, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Nizhniy-Novgorod, Omsk, and Novosibirsk.