School Teachers wanted


The fast-growing school Russian Edinburgh is looking for teachers - native speakers of Russian - to work with children from both Russian-speaking and bilingual families. The school currently needs teachers at the primary as well as the secondary level.

You will be working 

  • in a friendly, supportive environment
  • with nice, eager-to-learn children from families that value good education
  • in a closely-knit cooperation with parents who support their children in learning
  • in a team of enthusiastic, ready-to-help and ready-to share-ideas colleagues

Job requirements

Enthusiasm, love for and desire to work with children are essential, as well as professional education and high standards of work, willing to learn new skills, reliability, good interpersonal skills.
A university degree or pedagogic qualification is essential.
Experience of working with children  would be an advantage, though not necessary. Residents of the UK with working permit.

Work conditions


The school operates on each Saturday on school term dates between
 10am - 12.45pm. The pupils' age vary from 2 to 16 years old. The taught subjects include Russian language and literature, arts and crafts, language games etc.

Start of employment is on a need-arising basis. Personal circumstances and preferences will be taken into consideration.

To mark your interest, e-mail your CV (in English or Russian) and cover letter (in Russian) with description of your education, working experience, with the address and reason of applying for this job -  to jobs@russianedinburgh.org.uk 

Russian Edinburgh is looking for both volunteers and contractual teachers. Please, specify in your cover letter, which position you are interested in. Short-listed candidates will be invited for an informal and friendly interview.


Russian as Foreign Language Classes

Russian Edinburgh school offers Russian as a foreign language for learners of all levels. Classes run on Saturdays and are taught by professional teachers who provide interactive programs at high pitch. 

Parents and guardians of Russian Edinburgh pupils are welcome to the classes during the children learning times. They also benefit from the additional discount.

All pupils get access to Russian Edinburgh Google based Virtual Learning Environments to support distance learning and provide additional support for learning. They also get access to the school's extensive Russian library.

The classes have demonstrated successful performance. Thus, adult learners from the Russian intermediate group has won top prizes in the
National Russian Essay completion organised by Association of Language Learning in 2009 and 2010.

To enrol - email to mail@russianedinburgh.org.uk