Our teachers are certified professionals. They are fully qualified and experienced in teaching English as a foreign language and use progressive methods of teaching to help you communicate and enjoy the experience of learning English.

Maryna Boiko

Maryna Boiko

Senior Teacher

I’m from Kyiv and I’ve been teaching English since I was 19. I have a BSc and an MSc in Statistics from Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University, a BA in Translations from Kyiv National Linguistic University, CELTA, TYLEC, and Delta. I have been working as a Teaching Centre Coordinator and a Child Protection Focal Point Deputy at British Council Ukraine since 2018. I enjoy doing food tours for foreigners, learning Spanish and Georgian and playing with my cat Joaquin Phoenix.

Mila Konoplenko

Mila Konoplenko

Core Teacher

Hi, I’m Mila, and I’m from Luhansk. I started teaching English in 2007 in my alma mater, National Technical University of Ukraine “KPI”. I joined the British Council in 2014. My professional achievements include a PhD in teaching languages, CELTA, DELTA and TYLEC. Besides that, I’ve got a Cambridge Proficiency in English Certificate (CPE). I'm interested in developmental psychology. I also like reading science fiction, playing board games and doing yoga.

Natalia Bets

Natalia Bets

Core Teacher

Hi, I’m Natalia. I’m originally from Kyiv and I’ve been teaching English for more than 12 years now. I have a language degree from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv along with the international CELTA certificate which I completed in July 2014. I have vast experience in teaching both children and adults. I spent a couple of months teaching teenagers in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in 2018 and it was an amazing opportunity to learn from and share skills with my foreign colleagues.

Natalia Kazmina

Natalia Kazmina

Core Teacher

Hi, I’m Natalia. I graduated from Oles Honchar Dnipro National University where I got a degree in Ukrainian and English Languages. I started my teaching career in 2008 and since that time I have obtained different qualifications among which: CELTA, IHCTYLT, Teaching English in Pre-Primary Education and DELTA (Modules 1 and 2). I joined the British Council in 2014 and since then I have taught different age groups (from very young learners to adults) and levels (from beginner to proficiency).

Natalia Kolotova

Natalia Kolotova

Core Teacher

Hello, my name’s Natalia. I’ve taught adults for more than decade and it’s been a wonderful experience. I’ve worked with students from Ukraine, Georgia, Mexico, Puerto Rico and native French speakers in Canada. As an exchange student I studied linguistics at one of the best universities in Germany. Later I got my CELTA and in 2016 I completed a teacher development course at the University of Ottawa. I really enjoy helping people to communicate their message to the world eloquently.

Natalia Oliinyk

Natalia Oliinyk

Core Teacher

Hi, I’m Natalia and I’m from Zhytomyr. I’ve got several teaching qualifications: MA in teaching English, CELTA, and TYLEC. I’ve been teaching since 2011, and I joined British Council in 2018. I took part in the project English Teachers as Change Agents being a teacher trainer, and I always learn something new. I love walking my dog and reading books in my free time. I enjoy teaching English as one can talk about everything, including space, sports, food, business while learning it.

Nataliya.Bondar

Nataliya Bondar

Core Teacher

Hi! My name is Nataliya. I was born in Donetsk. I have a languages degree from The Horlivka Pedagogical Institute for Foreign Languages. In 2005 I obtained a Bachelor of Education in English, World Literature, Russian and Russian Literature. I studied at The Donetsk Juridical Institute getting a diploma as a Magister in Criminal Law in 2008. I got my certificate CELTA in 2019. Since 2019 I have been working for the British Council. I enjoy keeping fit and travelling, especially to England.

Oksana Kondor

Oksana Kondor

Core Teacher

Hi, I am Oksana. I hold a BA in primary education and a MA in higher education. In 2013 I became a Global Volunteer with AIESEC and worked on an educational project abroad. Also, I did an internship in Turkey, teaching English to young learners. I completed CELTA in 2016 and have been teaching both adults and young learners since then. I passed the C2 Proficiency exam in 2020. Warning! Learning English can be addictive and leads to positive changes in your life.

 

Olena Vavshko

Olena Vavshko

Core Teacher

Hi, I’m Olena. I’ve always been interested in foreign languages. In 2017, I got my Master’s degree in language teaching and translation. After graduation, I started working as a translator. Two years into my translation career, I decided to explore teaching opportunities. I completed CELTA at the British Council Ukraine in 2019 and have been teaching there since then. I know from my own experience that learning a language can be frustrating, but it is well worth the effort.

 

Olga Fionik

Olga Fionik

Core Teacher

Hi! I’m Olga. Having graduated from the National Technical University of Ukraine “KPI”, Faculty of Linguistics, I’ve worked as a translator, procurement manager and one-to-one language tutor, but all my jobs entailed using English. I joined the British Council in 2017, after getting my CELTA certificate, and have been teaching adults, kids and teenagers both offline and online since then. In 2018, I took a course in teaching young learners and teenagers (IH CYLT) at International House Kyiv.