At a Glance: Teaching English in Kyrgyzstan
The ESL market in Kyrgyzstan is beginning to emerge in this land once under the rule of Russia. Its quest to develop tourism in its economic development calls to embrace the global language of English.
|Monthly Salary*:||30,000 - 90,000 KGS|
|Accommodations:||Sometimes included or allowance may be given|
|Airfare:||Reimbursement (full or partial) sometimes given|
|Health Care:||Rarely included|
|Teaching Hours per Week:||20 - 40|
|Typical Contract Length:||One year or less|
|Typical Start Month(s):||Year round|
|Application Timeline:||3 - 4 months|
|Private Tutoring per Hour:||200 - 300 KGS|
|Cost of Living**:||Cost of Big Mac Not Available|
As of 05-19-2013
1.00 CAD = 47 KGS
100 KGS = 2.13 CAD
|Ability to Save:||Low|
|Visa:||Employer sometimes sponsors|
|Minimum Requirements:||Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate and High School Diploma, or Bachelor's Degree|
|Additional Notes:||Previous ESL teaching experience is preferred|
Other East Asia / Southeast Asia Countries:
Kyrgyzstan, known for its imposing mountains, exotic flora and fauna, and pristine natural territories, is one of the most interesting places on the planet. Along with the country’s beauty, the unparalleled hospitality and warmth of the nomadic Kyrgyzstan people is magnetic and memorable.
The combination of Oxford Seminars' internationally recognized TESOL/TESL Certification and our Graduate Placement Service included with the course makes teaching English abroad a reality. Learn more about teaching English in Kyrgyzstan and other opportunities teaching English abroad by calling 1-800-269-6719, or by attending an upcoming free Information Session in your area.
* Wages vary depending on the economy of the country.
** The Big Mac Index is a credible, reliable, third-party cost-of-living index created by The Economist. For comparison purposes, it lists the cost of a Canadian Big Mac at $4.73.
† Exchange rates are subject to change. Check www.xe.com for current rates.
†† Income tax rate is based on the amount of yearly income. Most TESOL/TESL instructors will be charged no more than the minimum percentage.
Oxford Seminars makes every effort to keep our information as up-to-date and accurate as possible. However, individual teaching positions and experiences may vary with job market conditions. Specific information listed cannot be guaranteed to be applicable when you are seeking employment teaching ESL in a specific country.
Note that certain positions require additional qualifications and credentials that are not negotiable due to specific country legislation.