Russian ESL Companies
Not everyone likes to teach Russian ESL companies due to the difference in time zones. There are native English teachers that live overseas who do desire the peak hours for teaching Russian students. Russians are excellent students and a joy to teach.
The list below is sorted by the highest to lowest rated. Click on the image of the school to read the full review, find out where to apply, and read the requirements. You can use the filters and search function as well to help narrow down your choice.
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Review: EnglishDom has a well put together website and has been around for seven-plus years. They will accept non-native teachers as long as you have a neutral accent and have prior teaching experience.
Review: AllRight is currently looking for online ESL teachers with a bachelor degree or above to teach kids from 5-16 years old. You should have ESL teaching experience or some sort of teaching certificate like TEFL to apply for this job. You can be either a native or non-native teacher. It is helpful if you speak Russian as your second language. Payments are made on a weekly basis via PayPal or in other ways which will be discussed in the interview. The starting rate is $15 per hour for professional native teachers.
Review: Englex hires both Russian teachers who teach English and native English teachers from the US and UK. All lessons are taught on Skype for a full hour. They are active on the Russian version of Facebook where you can find their page with consistent posts https://vk.com/englex. If you work for them you will teach a variety of courses including general conversational, Business English, English for Travel, English for Beginners, Interview Preparation. Preparation for exams, Preparing for the USE, Phonetic course, and Personal course. It is best if you are college educated and have a teaching certificate. For native speakers, you are paid$14 for General English and $16 for exam preparation or other special courses. All payments are made through PayPal and they pay the transaction fees.
Review: New Way English hires native English teachers from the UK, US, Canada, and Russia. Most of their students are adult professionals over 25. You should have at least three years experience teaching online or in language centers, universities or schools. Another requirement for native teachers is that they must have certificates such as CELTA, TESOL or TEFL, confirming that they can teach English as a foreign language. They also take into account work experience if it is over five years.
Review: English Den has minimal requirements listed. They do list that you should be able to teach Business English, have experience using British teaching materials, and have at least three years experience. You will be teaching students through Skype.
Review: Form English is a small company and it is not clear as to how often they hire new teachers. They are highly active on their Facebook page with posts on a weekly basis at the least. They appear to have a mix of native and bilingual Russian teachers.
Review: Enline hires online native online English teachers. Another requirement to apply at Enline is at least a minimum of 6 years experience. As you can see in their teacher’s profiles, most of their teachers are Russian. If you can speak Russian and have a TESL/CELTA/TEFL certificate it will further help you to get the job. You must have a reliable Internet connection, a headset, and a webcam. You will be teaching Russian students starting from pre-intermediate to advanced English levels. The ages of students range from 14 to 50 years. They use Skype as their main way to teach students. You will be able to hold one-on-one lessons in Business English, conversational classes, along with IELTS and TOEFL exam preparation. The pay rate ranges from $10 for a 45-minute class to $13 for a 60-minute class. They require that you teach 10 to 20 hours per week. The number of classes depends on the teacher’s availability.
Review: English-Natali is one of the largest online schools of foreign languages. You should be a native English speaker or one of the following languages: English, Spanish, French, German. Diploma and certificates are required to apply. You are teaching both kids and adults, and all lessons are taught on skype. They have both one on one and group lessons.
Review: Skyeng is claiming to be the largest website for Russian and Eastern European students who are learning English online. As of this writing, they boast over 1400 teachers with over 13000 students, with over one million completed lessons. They accept non-native English teachers and prefer that you have certification in TEFL, CELTA, or DELTA. All lessons are conducted with Skype and their own platform that utilizes Vimbox.
Review: We do not have any reviews Lingua Airlines except for one member stating that the company is not hiring at the moment. The pay is great for teachers who have a strong background and are professionals at teaching online. Pay starts at $10 and goes up to $20. They only accept native English speakers who have a certificate from a recognized TESOL, TEFL, or CELTA institution. The minimum working hours is 15 hours a week. You are free to teach what you like and you are also responsible for providing your own teaching materials.