English Teacher Apprenticeship

Ukrainian Evangelical Theological Seminary (UETS) in Kyiv, Ukraine is offering 1 to 2-year teaching apprenticeships to bachelor degree students or recent graduates to teach English 8-12 hours/week to theology and music students preparing for ministry. The mission of UETS is to assist the church in fulfilling the Great Commission by effectively training ministers of the Gospel.



Ukraine, Eastern Europe


· Current bachelor degree student or recent graduate of language teacher preparation program (BA or higher in TESOL or similar major preferred, CELTA/TEFL certificate minimum)
· A team player that is willing to work alongside a seminary staff that is mostly Ukrainian
· An interest in developing professional language teaching skills
· A desire to serve in cross-cultural ministry and participate strategically in training future ministers of the Gospel for Ukraine, Russia and Central Asia.
· A willingness to learn Ukrainian culture and a local language (Russian and/or Ukrainian)


One key component of students' training at UETS is English. English is essential for our students to get a quality theological education and to be prepared for cross-cultural ministry. As an English teacher intern with UETS you will:
· Prepare lessons and teach English 8-12 hours a week.
· Assess students' language knowledge and progress.
· Perform peer teaching observations and evaluations.
· Plan and organize English-language related extracurricular activities.
· Help with occasional intensive language courses.
· Attend occasional local TEFL/TESOL conferences.


Free room and board. Dorm-style accommodations with shared kitchen and bathroom on campus in the beautiful Pushcha-Vodytsia neighborhood in Kyiv, Ukraine. Nearby regular tram and bus lines connect the historic neighborhood to the main city. There is a fitness room, some sports facilities, music practice rooms, and a cafeteria on campus that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. A small grocery store is within walking distance of the seminary, but it is only a 15-20 minute bus ride to Lavina Mall, the largest shopping center in Ukraine. Free, hi-speed campus-wide WI-FI.


A seminary campus with recently renovated academic facilities and office space. Newly remodeled (2017) classrooms with whiteboards, projectors and sound systems. Campus-wide hi-speed internet. Mostly Ukrainian staff and faculty.