ESL Jobs in Korea

Seoul Public School (SMOE) Positions Available - Start August. Apply Here
By:ESLstarter <jobs@eslstarter.com>
Date: 9 June 2010

We have some excellent opportunities available to work at public schools throughout Korea's capital city with the Seoul Ministry Of Education starting August 2010.

In-Brief
- Teach elementary, middle or high school in Seoul metropolitan city
- Start August 2010
- Every class has a Korean co-teacher to assist
- Application deadline: Late June
- Working days: Monday - Friday
- Working hours: 9.00AM - 5.00PM
- Total hours: 22 classes per week (so 3 or 4 classes per day)
- Elementary school classes are 40 mins and this is counted as one hour
- Middle school classes are 45 mins and this is counted as one hour
- High school classes are 50 mins and this is counted as one hour
- Full orientation and training to help you settle into your new life!

About SMOE
The Seoul Ministry Of Education represents some 2,210 schools with 1,573,684 students and 72,711 teachers. It's aim is to improve the English speaking skills of students and teachers in Korea and promote cultural exchange and strong global ties between Korea and the wider world.

Salary & benefits
- KRW1.8 - 3.0 Million monthly (depending on experience)
- KRW1,300,000 Entrance Allowance to cover flight cost into Korea
- KRW1,300,000 Exit Allowance upon completion of contract
- KRW300,000 Settlement Allowance (one time payment)
- Free fully furnished housing or, where housing is not available, a rent subsidy of KRW500,000
- 21 Days PAID vacation + all Korean national holidays (approximately 12)
- 22 hours of class teaching required per week
- Full completion bonus equivalent to one month's salary
- Tax exemption for 2 years apart from Canadians due to lack of ROK Treaty
- Compulsory medical insurance - 50% of premiums paid by employer
- National Pension scheme - 50% of contributions paid by employer
- One year contracts
- Full orientation provided

Requirements
- Nationality of UK, USA, SA, AUS, NZ, SA or IRE

Applicants must also have at least ONE of the following qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Education / English / English Education / English Literature or Linguistics
- Valid teacher certification for either elementary or secondary level schools
- TESOL / TEFL or an English Teaching Certificate comprising a minimum of 100 course hours
- Master's Degree
- Bachelor's degree with at least ONE full year of English teaching experience

Destination Seoul
Seoul brims with energy from dusk till dawn and back to dusk again. It is a city of gleaming office blocks, ancient fortresses, resplendent palaces, jutting mountains and 10 million welcoming hand-shakes. Life in the Korean capital really does offer an endless array of options. Dine on a mouthwatering BBQ in glitzy Gangnam. Pick up a bargain at one of the teeming local markets down the tangled side-streets of Dongdaemun. Soak up the bohemian atmosphere of Insadong and Hyewha districts or just relax in a soothing spa overlooking the city from Mount Namsan. The 'Soul of Asia' welcomes you!

Apply
To apply, email us with a copy of your resume and recent photo at jobs@eslstarter.com

**PLEASE NOTE: positions tend to fill up extremely quickly so it is best to apply as early as possible. The deadline for applications is June 15th, 2010.

For a comprehensive guide to teaching with the public school program, please visit:
http://eslstarter.com/teach-with-epik-in-south-korea.php

For a closer look at teaching with SMOE:
http://eslstarter.com/seoul-public-school.php

For testimonials from teachers who have used ESLstarter, visit:
http://eslstarter.com/teachers-testimonials.php
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