Job Teaching English in Russia

Date posted:2016-02-17 | Writer: English Language Centre, Zoloterra Group | Email: [email protected]

The Zoloterra Group English Language Centre has opportunities for TEFL certified teachers who are available for an imminent start. We are the best private school in the city of Chelyabinsk, South Urals region, Russia with a homely atmosphere and employing mainly native speakers. We offer standard English courses at three sites to a wide range of highly motivated people of different age groups. We are currently seeking three qualified EFL teachers (possibly a couple) to begin ASAP.

We offer the teacher free modern, fully furnished private accommodation with all utilities and wi-fi paid by the company, a high local salary, a modern working environment and full support at work as well as during free time. Accommodation is also available for couples. The journey from the accommodation to the closest site will take just 10 minutes on foot and to farthest up to 40 minutes by public transport. The teachers do not normally change sites during the day.

This is a stimulating and challenging position for the right applicant. We seek to employ the teachers for the next academic year – until end of July-August 2017. Teaching is on a small class basis up to a maximum of ten persons per class at all levels from Beginner to Advanced and also Business English. There is a possibility for the teachers to extend the contract after the first successful year.

Our current teachers have all been with us for more than one year and we are happy to supply contact details if you wish to seek further information from them.


Native speakers with a UK passport are preferable. A teaching qualification at TESOL, CELTA or above is essential for this post. Newly qualified teachers will be considered although a teacher with at least one year’s experience would be preferred. Some experience in teaching children and in ESP would also be desirable.


We offer a monthly salary of 38 000 RUB net for 120 academic hours with overtime available. We offer an hourly-paid basic monthly salary. We pay normal rate for the first 100 academic hours (1 academic hours = 45 minutes) and overtime rate for any additional academic hours taught per month. The cost of living in Chelyabinsk is approximately 20% less than in Moscow.

Free medical insurance cover will be provided as well as general working visa support including the issue of an official invitation. The cost of the visa and the cost of the airfare will be refunded, payable at 50% on arrival and 50% upon successful completion of the contract. The transfer from/to the airport is free. Registration of teachers, a necessity when staying in Russia, will be free and carried out by the company upon arrival. Free mobile telephony (Chelyabinsk internal calls). Free Russian classes upon request.


Please send a full CV and a covering letter to Ms. Shelagh Jones at the email address given on the job heading.


Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching.


Modals, phrasal verbs and passive voice are high level of understanding grammar. For a student to become advanced in his knowledge of grammar he must understand all aspects of the language. Understanding forms of grammar is crucial in order to have an awareness of how to construct sentence. With careful practice one can develop themselves to be more novice in front of their classmates. .This is really an important unit, talking about the mechanism of delivering a lecture as well as planning a class. It gives some important clues and suggestions to teachers that they need to adopt some special ways in order to make their lecture more informative and effective. It provides a proper guideline to make the lesson plan for any kind of lecture according to the level of students.