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Become a part of the Gwangmyeong POLY family!

Korea POLY School Gwangmyeong
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Become a part of the Gwangmyeong POLY family!

As Korea's Top Advanced English academy, Gwangmyeong POLY specializes in returnee and very advanced non-returnee students. POLY's returnee students are those who have studied overseas for at least a year in an English-based school and who have acquired an excellent command of the English language, often times speaking as fluently as native speakers. POLY's non-returnee students have achieved a very high level of English ability while studying in Korea. They have tested at a level which proves they can function in an overseas English-based classroom at their level. Each year POLY graduates many students into some of the top ranked foreign language middle schools and high schools in Korea, a goal of many of our students.

We have been awarded a Best Brand award from Korea Times as the top school in Junior Education for the past eight years. POLY students have won numerous awards in national English aptitude tests, and every student must pass a strict entrance test before being allowed to join our academy.

We currently have 6 foreign teachers at the campus and many of our teachers have been here for multiple years or have gone on to work at R&D at our corporate headquarters. The environment is very friendly and helpful. Candidates who are being seriously considered for employment will be allowed to contact a current English Language Instructor currently working at the campus. This is a terrific program to work in and we are offering excellent compensation packages!!

Job Overview:

* Monthly Salary: 2.9 million KRW – 3.2 million KRW (depending on experience)

* Office Hours: MWF 9:30am- 7:30pm and TuTh 9:30am – 8:10pm (No weekend classes)

* Class Length: 40 mins

* Classroom Size: 6-12 students

* Level: Preschool - Elementary

* Number of Positions: 2 - August 2015

* Contract Duration: 12 months

Benefits and Compensation Package:

• Offers some of the Highest Salaries.

• Free Pre-Paid Airfares

• Free Single Furnished Housing

• Pension bonus

• 10 days of paid vacation plus National Holidays

• Fixed, scheduled teaching blocks (you will not be teaching past your scheduled hours)

• Severance Bonus: Upon completion of 12 month contract.

• Medical Coverage Provided.

• No internet/telephone lessons

• No split shifts


Be a native English speaker

Hold a valid passport from USA or Canada

Hold a minimum bachelor degree from an accredited university from one of the countries above

Have a clean criminal record from your country

Enthusiasm for teaching with an outgoing personality

Willingness to cooperate and be a part of a growing team

Kyopos welcome!

The ideal applicant:

The ideal applicant holds a degree in Education, English, Communications, or Linguistics. It is best if he/she has some teaching experience, or at least experience working with young children. He/she is a blend of 3 main ingredients: love, discipline, and intelligence. Korean children are a bit more fragile than their Western cousins, and a little love goes a long way. We used to describe this quality as gentleness, but found that teachers can appear gentle without giving themselves to students, so we emphasize that the teachers must really care for the students. Discipline is required not only to keep up our tight schedule, but also to keep your students disciplined (while still remaining gentle!). There are SO many reasons why intelligence is required, but we hope most are obvious. He/she knows that this is a job and not a vacation, despite being far from home. Many people make EFL a career, and we expect such dedication. Above all else, he/she must love being around children because that is what it’s all about. Additional required qualities are self-motivation, inquisitiveness, punctuality, a desire for learning, and professionalism.

If you are interested in applying for one of these positions, please submit your resume and recent photo to: or call us at 02-898-7659 (82-2-898-7659)

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