Native English Teacher


Canadian Connection Educational Services, Inc  
Seoul, South Korea
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Job Description

Applicants will be responsible for instructing Korean students in areas of conversation, reading, writing and listening. Class hours per week range from 22-30 hours and teachers will often be responsible for assisting or creating the curriculum.

1) Private Institutes (various locations)
•School preferences: English, Education majors, TESL certificate holders or applicants with prior teaching experience
•Schedule: Monday to Friday
•Classroom Hours: 30 teaching hours per week.
•Vacation: 10 days + national holidays
•Salary: 2,100,000 – 2,400,000 Korean won per month
•Severance Bonus: 1 month salary
•School Type: mainly working with kindergarten and elementary aged students
•Housing: non-shared housing supplied, schools pay rent, teachers cover util.
•Airfare: One way ticket airfare is reimbursed after arrival and one way ticket home is given before the end of the contract. Some schools may only provide one way airfare
•Contract Length: 1 year with option to renew
•Locations: Seoul, Incheon, Daegu, Gwangju
•Start Dates: monthly start dates in February, March, April

2) English Program in Korea EPIK (Public Schools)
EPIK is a department within the Korean Ministry of Education that is in charge of hiring Native English teachers for the majority of school boards throughout Korea. Due the fact that they have so many positions to fill, EPIK designates certain recruitment agencies to assist with hiring and Canadian Connection is one of the designated agencies

•Schedule: Monday to Friday, 9:00 to 5:00
•Classroom Hours: 22 teaching hours per week, overtime a possibility
•School Levels: Elementary Schools (up to grade 6 but typically only working with grade 3-6), Middle Schools (grade 7-9) and High School (grades 10-12). The majority of positions are in Elementary and Middle Schools
•Vacation: 26 working days + national holidays
•Salary: 1,800,000 – 2,500,000 Korean won per month
•Settlement Allowance: 300,000 Won
•Severance Bonus: 1 month salary
•Housing: non-shared housing supplied, schools pay rent, teachers cover util.
•Airfare: Entrance allowance of 1,300,000 Korean Won when you arrive in Korea to cover your airfare and an Exit Allowance of 1,300,000 Korean Won to cover your airfare before you leave Korea at the end of your contract.
•Start dates: February, March, April (or August) with a one week orientation
•Contract Length: 1 year with option to renew
•Locations: Various placements throughout the country including the locations listed below. Specific placements are decided by EPIK supervisors just before or during orientation so specific location requests aren’t guaranteed but you will be able to indicate one preference in the application process.
City Placements: Seoul, Busan, Daejeon, Daegu, Ulsan, Gwangju, Sejong
Provincial Placements: Gyeonggi, Gangwon, North Chungcheong, South Chungcheong, North Gyeongsang, South Gyeongsang, North Jeolla, Jeju
*2nd interview with EPIK coordinators via skype is required

3) Jeollanamdo Provincial Office of Education (JLP – Public Schools)
Jeollanamdo province is in the southwest area of the country and includes smaller rural towns and cities up to 300,000 in population. Canadian Connection has been a hiring partner with the JLP for over 10 years.

•Schedule: Monday to Friday, 9:00 to 5:00
•Classroom Hours: 22 teaching hours per week, overtime a possibility
•School Levels: Elementary Schools (up to grade 6 but typically only working with grade 3-6), Middle Schools (grade 7-9) and High School (grades 10-12)
•Vacation: 26 working days + national holidays
•Salary: 2,300,000 – 2,500,000 Korean won per month + bonuses for rural placements and travel schools
•Settlement Allowance: 300,000 Won
•Severance Bonus: 1 month salary
•School Type: Elementary, Junior High, and High School
•Housing: non-shared housing supplied, schools pay rent, teachers cover util.
•Airfare: Entrance allowance of 1,300,000 Korean Won when you arrive in Korea to cover your airfare and an Exit Allowance of 1,300,000 Korean Won to cover your airfare before you leave Korea at the end of your contract.
•Dates: April, August, October with a one week orientation in Yeosu
•Contract Length: 1 year with option to renew
•Locations: Placements are decided by Jeollanamdo supervisors so specific location requests aren’t guaranteed but you will be able to indicate up to 3 city and 2 county preferences in the application process.
City Placements: Mokpo, Yeosu, Suncheon, Gwangyang, and Naju
County Placements: Jindo, Wando, Haenam, Gangjin, Yeongwang, Yeongam, Muan, Jangheung, Boseong, Gurye, Gokseong, Hwasun, Hampyeong, Goheung

4) Gyeongnam Provincial Office of Education (GOE – Public Schools)
Gyeongnam is a scenic province located in the southeastern area of the country. Due to the fact that they have so many positions to fill, Gyeongnam designates certain recruitment agencies to assist with hiring and Canadian Connection is one of the designated agencies

•Schedule: Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
•Classroom Hours: 22 teaching hours per week, overtime a possibility
•School Levels: Elementary Schools (up to grade 6 but typically only working with grade 3-6), Middle Schools (grade 7-9) and High School (grades 10-12). The majority of positions are in Elementary and Middle School
•Vacation: 26 working days + national holidays
•Salary: 2,100,000 – 2,700,000 Korean won per month
•Settlement Allowance: 300,000 Won
•Airfare: Entrance allowance of 1,300,000 Korean Won when you arrive in Korea to cover your airfare and an Exit Allowance of 1,300,000 Korean Won to cover your airfare before you leave Korea at the end of your contract.
•Start dates: Gyeongnam has monthly start dates as follows – March 1st, April 1st, June 1st, July 1st, September 1st, October 1st, November 1st, December 1st. There is a 2 day orientation at the beginning of each session.
•Contract Length: 1 year with option to renew
•Locations: Placements are decided by Gyeongnam supervisors so specific location requests aren’t guaranteed but you will be able to indicate 2 city and 2 county preferences in the application process.
City Placements: Changwon, Jinju, Yangsan, Geoje, Tongyeong, Sacheon, Miryang
County Placements: Haman, Geochang, Changnyeong, Goseong, Namhae, Hapcheon, Hadong, Hamyang, Sancheong, Uiryeong
*2nd interview with Gyeongnam coordinators via skype is required

Requirements & Qualifications

To be eligible for a working visa candidates must have a passport and have studied from grade 7 until university in one of the following countries: Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, or South Africa.

Interested candidates who have not yet completed their Bachelor degrees may apply with us anytime in their graduating year and we can discuss potential departure dates.

Public school programs require that applicants who do not have a teaching license, Bachelor of Education degree, or degree with a teaching major complete a TEFL course that consists of 100+ hours of instruction. While in-class hours are not required, they can make your application more competitive.

Salary & Benefits

Vacation: 14-26 working days + national holidays
Settlement Allowance: ~300,000 KRW (public schools)
Severance: One month’s salary bonus upon completion of contract
Housing: Non-shared apartment supplied by employer, schools pay rent
Airfare: One way provided (private academies), Entrance and exit allowances of 1,300,000 KRW (public schools)

Overview
ID #16448 Location 1808 Nambusunhwan-ro, Suite 1510, Seoul, South Korea Job Type Full Time Contract Length 12 months Pay 2,000,000-2,500,000 KRW /Monthly Date Posted 2019-07-16
General Requirements
Accepted TEFL Certifications 120+ Hour Online TEFL/TESOL Certification; 120-Hour Classroom TEFL Certification; 150-Hour IDELT Online TEFL Certificate, or Equivalent; Bridge IDELT/Cambridge CELTA/Trinity TESOL Teaching Experience No Teaching Experience Required Degree Required? Yes English Proficiency Level Native Speaker/C2 Level

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School Information

Canadian Connection Educational Services, Inc

Canadian Connection is a Toronto based consulting agency that recruits for ESL positions in South Korea. Started by a former ESL teacher, we have more than 18 years of Korean experience. We are dedicated to making the decision to teach in ‘the land of the morning calm’ a positive transition. We offer one year contracts with option to renew, free housing, airfare, and a competitive salary. Placements include elementary, junior high, and high schools, as well as private institutes. Various locations throughout the country are available, from very small, rural towns to large metropolitan cities.

Est. In 2001
45+ Teachers
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