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Teaching English in Kyrgyzstan


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The Burana Tower
Traditional Falconry
Jalal-Abad Gates

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How Much Can I Earn?
Monthly Salary:
30,000 - 96,000 KGS  ?
450 - 1,450 USD
Private Tutoring per Hour:
200 - 500 KGS
0 - 10 USD
Income Tax Rate:
10%
Ability to Save per year:
500 - 12,600 USD
What Are My Benefits?
Accommodations:
Sometimes included or allowance may be given
Airfare:
Reimbursement (full or partial) usually given
Health Care:
Supplementary healthcare recommended
Holidays:
Usually unpaid
What Will Teaching Be Like?
Teaching Hours:
20 - 40
Typical Contract Length:
One year or less
Typical Start Date:
Year round
Application Timeline:
3 - 4 months
What Do I Need?
Work Visa:
Employer sometimes sponsors
Education Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree
Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certificate
Additional Notes:
Previous ESL teaching experience preferred; most job opportunities located in the capital, Bishkek; Kyrgyzstan is often referred to as the "Switzerland of Central Asia"