Find secure and rewarding public positions in South Korea provinces. Experience the fulfillment of inspiring young minds to greater knowledge and seeing them achieve their full potential.
Why work at public schools?
- Public schools offer more holidays than private schools (35 days as opposed to 10)
- Public schools offer shorter working hours (22 per week as opposed to 30)
- Every class has an assistant to help you
- Full orientation is given making it easy for you to settle into your new life
Apply for EPIK program (Seoul/nationwide) through a reliable and long run recruitment company Eduvisor.
About the Program
EPIK (English Program in Korea) run by the Korean Ministry of Education was established in 1995 with the mandate to improve the English speaking abilities of students and teachers in Korea, to develop cultural exchanges, and to reform teaching methodologies in English while enhancing the Korean image internationally.
EPIK, program of the Korean Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, invites responsible, enthusiastic native English speakers to conduct English conversation classes for Korean primary and secondary public school students as part of the Korean government's aim to promote and strengthen English language education.
**Due to high competition, some of cities will close fast and we suggest you to apply at least 3 months in advance.
EPIK-Public school positions!!
The 16 Provincial Offices of Education that comprise the EPIK program are ('c' indicates a city-province):
Busan (c) Ulsan (c) Chungbuk (Chungcheongbuk-do) Gyeongbuk (Gyeongsangbuk-do)
Daegu (c) Seoul (c) Chungnam (Chungcheongnam-do) Gyeongnam (Gyeongsangnam-do)
Gangwon (Gangwon-do) Jeju (Jeju-do)
Gyeonggi (Gyeonggi-do) Jeonbuk (Jeollabuk-do)
- Native English speaker
- BA/BS degree in any field
- Citizenship in a country where the primary spoken language is English (US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa)
-No criminal record
*No teaching experience required
*SMOE means Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education. As of 2004, Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education accommodates 2,210 schools with 1,573,684 students and 72,711 teachers. To meet the industrial needs, the ratio of students attending vocational high schools to those attending academic high schools is steadily increasing.
Qualification for application for Seoul Public Schools
To be qualified for SMOE Application, you should qualify at least one requirement;
1. B.A or M.S degree in Education / English / English Literature
2. More than one year of full time English teaching experience from registered education institution
3. Teaching certificate (TESOL / ESOL / TEFL / CELTA)
4. Must have original diploma
• Any Bachelor’s degree holder is eligible to apply for EPIK Program *
All EPIK and SMOE teachers will be entitled to the following benefits:
• Free single housing (utilities not included)
• Paid salary (1.8-2.7 million won/per month, depending on location and experience)
• Entrance Allowance of 1.3 mil won (approx $1,400) to purchase a one-way ticket
• Exit Allowance of 1.3 mil won (approx $1,400) or Renewal Bonus of 2.0 mil won for resigning
• 10 days training in Seoul
• Transportation to placement location
• Airport pick-up
• Settlement allowance of 300,000 KRW (approx $350)
• One month salary severance pay upon completion of contract
• Paid vacation for 21 working days + 13-15 National Holidays
• 50% medical insurance and pension
• rural bonus and multiple school bonus
How to apply:
If you are interested to apply for an ESL Public School job all over Korea , please contact Ms. Jeannie Park and send us your resume and photo to firstname.lastname@example.org