Teaching English in Almaty, Kazakhstan
Report submitted on 3 Apr, 2016 by Russul.
Teaching English in Almaty, Kazakhstan:
How can teachers find teaching jobs in Almaty, Kazakhstan?
There are two different ways to find teaching position you directly apply to private school or you apply for the government help and after that state helps you find a job at any available public school.
The main English teaching jobs available are:
Full time English language school positions, part time English language school positions, teaching at kindergartens / pre-schools, teaching at state schools, teaching at private international schools, teaching at colleges / universities, teaching at companies, teaching at community centers, etc., private teaching (not through a school, agency, etc.), other.
There are many private language centers where kids, students and adults can study. So private English classes in Kazakhstan cost around 100US$ per /month.
What are the minimum teaching requirements?
To have at least English Language Philology Degree
What teaching requirements would you recommend?
I think anyone who wants to be effective teacher should spend at least a year in English Speaking country.
What are the levels of payment?
Each student pays roughly 100 US$ per month. There are at 100 students in the school.
How many teaching days a week is normal?
5 days per week.
How many face-to-face teaching hours a week is normal?
2 hours per week.
What is the normal arrangement for holidays?
What advice would you give to someone considering coming to Almaty, Kazakhstan to teach English?
It is better to contact directly to me and I will provide all necessary info.
What are the positive aspects of teaching English in Almaty, Kazakhstan?
It is Highly Demanded.
What are the negative aspects for teaching English in Almaty, Kazakhstan?
What are some of the teaching challenges for English teachers teaching the local people in your area?
Living in Almaty, Kazakhstan:
Are there any visa or other legal requirements to live in Kazakhstan?
Yes, there is.
What is the cost of living like in Kazakhstan?
Around 500 US$/ 1 month is fare cost.
What are the usual accommodation arrangements and how can you find accommodation?
There are a big number of real estate companies and agencies that provide efficient service.
Other than teaching, what positive aspects are there for living in Almaty, Kazakhstan?
Rich culture, cheap and tasty food and more.
Other than teaching, what negative aspects are there for living in Almaty, Kazakhstan?
Adaptation and cultural shock.
What advice would you give to someone considering coming to Almaty, Kazakhstan?
Have warm clothes.
About Me and My Work:
My Name: Rassul
Students I’ve taught in Kazakhstan: Elementary (6-12 years), high school (15-18 years), university.
Where I teach: University, Almaty. Working here for 5 years.
My school facilities: Excellent. New Campus, All types of technology, exchange students and more.
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