• Full Time
  • South Korea
  • Closing date: Sep 30, 2020

ESL Teachers wanted

They are a UK education recruitment firm.

They have opportunities for ESL Teachers to live and work in South Korea.
Feb 2021 start dates!

They will provide you with a comprehensive application guide prior to submission.

These roles are with the English Programme in Korea (EPIK) and is a teaching programme sponsored by the Korean Ministry of Education.
EPIK teachers get a wonderful and informative training and introduction to Korean culture, teaching and lesson preparation.

These roles are working in government schools and are filled on a first come, first served basis, so apply now if you want your pick of all the cities across South Korea!

Your classes will have around 25-30 students and working hours are 8.30am – 4.30pm.


Teaching ESL in a primary or secondary school in a designated location in South Korea
Mon – Fri, 8hrs per day with c. 22-25hrs teaching
Conduct English conversation classes with the help of a local Korean co-teacher
Prepare lesson materials

Qualifications / Experience:

Bachelor in any subject
ESL qualification (prior to arriving in South Korea) – you can apply without having completed the course. Min 100-hrs.
You will not require an ESL qualification if you already have a valid formal teaching licence (PGCE etc) or your degree is related to English.
Native-level speaker of English (UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa)
Clean criminal record
Married couples are welcome to apply too
No experience is necessary as full training and orientation provided.


Up to 2.7 million KRW (£1700 / $2200) per month, dependent upon experience and qualifications. (Salaries are tax free except for Irish and Canadian nationals due to lack of tax treaty with South Korea)
£860 / $1000 flight reimbursement, each way
End of contract bonus (one month salary)
Free furnished single housing (generally a short walk away from the school)
Full orientation upon arrival
Airport pickup
Renewal bonus
18 days holiday (8 working days for summer break and 10 working days for winter break) + national holidays
Subsidised medical insurance (4.48% of your salary deducted per month)
42 days annual leave plus all UAE public holidays ( as per government directorate)
1yr contract
Note – It can take up to 3 months to process your documents so if you are interested, you MUST apply now and start getting all your documents together. They will send you further information about this asap.

(You will find out which city you will be teaching in prior to arrival and you do have the ability to choose)

Feb ’21 Start Dates

For safeguarding purposes, a valid police clearance certificate / DBS is required, plus 2 professional references.

Due to the high volume of applications they receive, if you have not been contacted within 5 working days of submission then please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

What you need to know:

Location: South Korea
Contract Length: 1 Year(s)
Job Type: Full Time
Age Group: Early Years, Young Learners
School Type: Primary
Pay: 1700 Per Month
Accommodation Included: Yes
Start Date: 1st Feb 2021
Application Deadline: 30th Sep 2020
Degree Required? Yes
TEFL Certificate Hours Required 100+ hours
Job Reference SOUTHKOREA38621
Number of Vacancies 500

How to apply

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