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"The mainstream academic institutes and international language chains continue to recruit native speaker teachers despite an ever-increasing availability of trained Russian teachers of English. Most language schools are sounding more upbeat in their appraisal of the future than they were a few years ago when Russia was experiencing an economic crisis, and once again they are looking to employ expat teachers. The growing and prosperous middle class in Moscow, St Petersburg and other cities still clamors to master English for business and also as a status symbol." —Susan Griffith in Jobs Teaching English in Central and Eastern Europe.

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Teaching English in Russia: Demand for English Teachers Exceeds Supply by Robert Leitch

Via Lingua International TEFL Program in St. Petersburg, Russia
Via Lingua Russia provides an intensive, interactive course to gain certification as a Teacher of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). Our program is one of the most comprehensive and up-to-date in the world in one of the most fascinating cities in the world! The Via Lingua TEFL Certificate includes vital concepts and strategic skills to live and teach effectively abroad and you acquire a variety of cross-cultural skills with which to analyze different cultures, as well as your own. On successful completion of the course, you will receive the internationally recognized and accredited Via Lingua TEFL certificate.
Teach English in St. Petersburg, Russia Dates: Year-Round
Cost: Euro 1350
Contact: Via Lingua Florence (Head Office), Via Brunelleschi 1 - 50123, Firenze, Italy
Tel.:(39) 055 283 161

Benedict School
50+ teachers to stay at least 3 months in St. Petersburg or other cities. TEFL qualification preferred though Benedict School offers its own training courses.

Contact: 4 Admiraltejskaya Nabereznaya, St. Petersburg 190000, Russia. Tel./fax. 011-7-812-315-35-96 or 7-812-325-75-73;

British-American Language Centre
50 teachers for centers in Samara and Togliatti.


Experience Russia, Teach ESL with EF English First 
EF English First, the global leader in international education, is currently looking for motivated enthusiastic individuals who are interested in having the experience of a lifetime in Russia. With Russia's entrance on to the world stage, Russia is exploding with demand for high quality English language education. EF seeks to recruit and grow enthusiastic, qualified ESL teachers to give their best to English language education in Russia.


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Work-Study Programme
The Work-Study programme is for those who wish to study Russian, and at the same time gain international work experience and earn some money in Russia by teaching English as a Foreign Language. For those without prior qualification, the programme can also provide a means of earning an in-house TEFL qualification.


Serendipity Russia
English teaching program in Vladimir, Russia (120 miles northeast of Moscow) from mid-August to end of April with probable 2-month extension. Participants live with a Russian family, study Russian, take an online TESOL course and receive visa support.



Teach English in St. Petersburg, Russia with Via Lingua

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