EFL Teacher in Kyiv

Start Date
November 2021
Duration or End Date
This is a one year contract, with the chance to extend
Depending on experience and qualification, the salary will be between $800 - $1000 (US) NET per month.


Essential Requirements

  • You must have a CELTA, Trinity TESOL, or equivalent initial teaching qualification
  • You must have a degree (e.g. BA, BSc)
  • Due to work permit requirements, IH Kyiv can only accept candidates with full mastery of English across all 4 skills to C2. 
  • C2 in American English is a requirement

Desirable Requirements

  • A YL qualification is desirable. 

Job Description

H Kyiv is looking for experienced, enthusiastic, effective and motivated EFL teachers, who are willing to expand their range of skills and experience teaching students at all levels.

If your desire is to continue to develop your professionalism, IH Kyiv is the place to be. IH Kyiv has a long history of providing outstanding and continuing teacher development in the form of weekly professional development, conference attendance and meetings.IH Kyiv prides itself on providing its teachers with ongoing training, opportunities to teach and give presentations in a variety of settings, safe, secure and legal employment.

We are a school with transparent management that is a market leader in Ukraine providing Cambridge Exam training (all suites), General English, Beginner through Advanced, YL courses of all levels, including examination preparation as well as in company English. We run Cambridge CELTA/Delta and IH TT courses.

The school consists of a mix of Ukrainian nationals and international teachers with English as their first language. There is a ‘help’ program with Distance DELTA modules for teachers to benefit from. take advantage. 

International House Kyiv eas the first international language school and the first teacher-training center in Ukraine, founded in 1993. Accredited by International House World Organization for twenty-seven years, IH Kyiv is a leading language school that offers the very best level of quality learning and teaching and a base of numerous loyal clients over the years providing services in English as a Foreign Language and in Modern Languages to all age groups in the capital city. IH Kyiv also offers tailor-made courses for the local and international businesses located in the city. As CELTA/Delta training center the school has a long history of providing exceptional teacher training; training thousands of freelance and schoolteachers across Ukraine and Europe.

Every teacher should:

  • Plan and deliver lessons in accordance with courses syllabi.
  • Conduct placement testing for new clients
  • Report to Director of Studies on a daily basis
  • Complete individual student reports and certificates when required
  • Ensure students complete school projects
  • Attend weekly teachers meeting

Teachers have the option of participating in Saturday teacher training courses and will be paid double at an hourly rate or offered an additional day off.

Other Benefits

COVID Health Insurance

Teachers are issued an emergency health insurance with COVID-19 covarage.

50% of the flight cost is covered when the contract begins and 50% paid in the end. This is up to a limit  of $300

Flats are provided, but teacher pays electricity, water, gas, internet. If teacher chooses to find their own flat accommodation allowance is 10,000 UAH per month (equal to $375).


IH Kyiv provides 30 vacation days per year (calendar). Vacation is taken two weeks at Christmas, one week in May. In addition there are several paid holidays during the year. Contracts are 12 months therefore a partial vacation payment is made for the 30 days off of work.

Language Lessons

10 hours of Russian/Ukrainian lessons are provided free. After this, classes are offered at a reduced rate either one to one or in a group



About the school and city

IH Kyiv was founded in 1992. We now have two locations in the city, each with spacious classrooms smart-boards, photocopiers and good facilities.

We are honoured to work with a strong management team and a dedicated teaching staff committed to providing an excellent service to all our students. 

If you come here to work or study, we hope you will feel the buzzing of energy and enthusiasm which we feel around the school every day.