The British Council in Kyiv is looking for Early Years Teachers of English to deliver quality English language teaching to very young learners (children from 2 to 6 years old) as part of the British Council Ukraine teaching team. Teachers will work on a freelance basis. 

We are looking for people with a YL Early Years Extension and with experience working in kindergartens. If, however, you do not have this, we are able, depending on quality of applicant, to sponsor you on Nile’s Teaching English to Pre-Primary learners course.


Location Kyiv, Ukraine
Closing date Friday 31 December 2021

Role overview

Basic Requirements

All applicants should have CELTA as a basic qualification and at least two years teaching children. In addition, you should have an undergraduate degree; and be proficient in English (minimum of CPE Pass / IELTS band 8). Experience of working in kindergartens (teaching English to early years YL) is a plus.

What to Expect

Very Young Learner Focus

The early years market is one that is constantly expanding. A desire to teach Pre-Primary students is a must.

Partnership Premises

You will teach in one of our partnership premises.

Competitive Rates

Newly Qualified Teacher Celta Qualified (+2 years’ experience) DELTA Qualified
300 UAH/hr 400 UAH/hr 480 UAH/hr

Opportunities in this Role

  • Be part of a teaching team that is friendly, very experienced and extremely supportive.
  • Take part in a rigorous yearly professional development scheme that includes the ability to be funded for Teaching English in Pre-Primary Education (Early Years), TYLEC Young Learners Certificate or DELTA. (Please note that if BC sponsors you on Teaching English in Pre-Primary Education (Early Years) course, you are committed to one year of EY delivery.)
  • Ability to attend regular trainings throughout the year that cover diverse areas of teaching skills from both a practical and theoretical perspective.

How to apply

Forward the completed Application Form, and Equal Opportunity Questionnaire to the following email:

Please put the title “Hourly-Paid Teacher” into the subject line of your e-mail message.

Please see the Role Profile for the full scope of duties. Please also refer to the British Council Behaviours Dictionary and Core Skills before applying for the job.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview.