Native English Teacher

Is teaching English your passion?

Join our team and be part of our success!

New Planet is one of the best and reputable language centers based in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. To join our growing and enthusiastic team, we are seeking talented and responsible native English teachers.

What we offer:

  • Full-time or part-time employment (6-32 academic hours per week)
  • Hourly rate
  • Teaching resources
  • Internet access
  • Visa support* (full-time employment only)
  • Advanced Teacher Training support**

Our Recruitment Process

Step 1. CV

Every resume that is submitted to is individually reviewed by a member of the New Planet recruiting team. If the recruiter feels that you may be a fit for the role, she will contact you directly to discuss the opportunity and your qualifications.

Step 2. Interview

Successful candidates who are currently in St. Petersburg will be interviewed by the Director of Studies. A telephone interview will be conducted for those not in the city.

Step 3. Demonstration Lesson

Candidates are asked to teach a 45 min. demo class for a group of 3-4 students. The details on the language level and type of the demo lesson will be given after the interview. Looking ahead, it is advised to keep in mind that this is a full-scale demonstration of one's skills and teaching techniques.

Step 4. Visa Obtainment

In case the telephone interview is successful, we will send the candidate an invitation letter which ensures him/her a three-month visa. It can be further extended on the chance that the candidate meets the requirements.

Further visa questions can be discussed with the designated staff member.

Minimal requirements:

  • Mother tongue: English
  • A TEFL or TESOL Certificate: CELTA, DELTA or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of methodology and resources (the communicative approach)
  • Relevant teaching experience
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

Non-native English teachers must:

  • have a language certificate (CAE grades A, B or equivalent)
  • have a linguistic or philological educational background
  • have good knowledge of methodology and resources (the communicative approach)
  • have requisite teaching experience (work or traineeship)
  • be culturally sensitive and have excellent organizational and communication skills

If you have a lesser qualification, but have spent time in a country where the English language is spoken and have a great desire to teach, you may be considered if you believe your ability in the language is equivalent to that of a native-level English speaker.