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ESL Teacher in South Korea

Canadian Connection
 
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ESL Teacher in South Korea

Greetings Teachers,

Canadian Connection Educational Services Inc. (www.canconx.com) is a recruitment agency which hires teachers for ESL positions in public schools and private institutes.

Don't let the name fool you! We accept applicants from the 7 designated countries - USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, Australia

Basic details are below but please visit our website (www.canconx.com) for more information

TO APPLY FOR THE POSITIONS BELOW: please submit an online application via our website (www.canconx.com) DO NOT email resumes, applications or other scanned documents

**Please be aware that schoolboard/schools require that applicants having only a Bachelor’s degree (with non English/Education related majors) complete a 100 hour TESL/TEFL certificate prior to departure and there is a strong preference for courses that have at least 20 hours in-class (not totally online).

SPRING SEMESTER 2017

1) 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 School 
Vacation: 18 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: mid February 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

2) Jeollanamdo Provincial Office of Education (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

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 School 
Vacation: 4 weeks + national holidays 
Salary: 2,000,000 – 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 (Tentative): April 14th with a one week orientation in Gwangju Contract Length: 1 year with option to renew 
Locations: 
City Placements: Mokpo, Yeosu, Suncheon, Gwangyang, and Naju 
County Placements: Jindo, Wando, Haenam, Gangjin, Yeongwang, Yeongam, Muan, Jangheung, Boseong, Gurye, Gokseong, Hwasun, Hampyeong, Goheung

3)Private Institutes in Seoul, Incheon, Daegu, and Busan

Schedule: Monday to Friday 
Classroom Hours: 30 teaching hours per week. 
Vacation: 10 days + national holidays 
Salary: 2,000,000 – 2,300,000 Korean won per month

Severance Bonus: 1 month salary 
School Type: various levels of students 
Housing: non-shared housing supplied, schools pay rent, teachers cover util. 
Airfare: One way ticket airfare is provided according to contract conditions 
Start dates: various start dates February through April
Contract Length: 1 year with option to renew  
Locations: Seoul, Incheon, Daegu, and Busan  

2nd interview with schools via skype is required

           

Thanks for your interest and we look forward to hearing from you!



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