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Early Childhood/Elementary Teachers Needed in Seongbuk (Central Seoul)

Poly School (Seongbuk Campus)
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Early Childhood/Elementary Teachers Needed in Seongbuk (Central Seoul)

NEEDED for MARCH 2017 - Our 10th Anniversary Year! Early Childhood/Elementary Teachers Needed in Seongbuk (Central Seoul)

Special consideration will be given to Southern California residents.

10:00 a.m. – 8:15 p.m. Mon/Wed/Fri (includes paid preparation)
10:00 a.m. – 7:30p.m. Tues/Thurs (includes paid preparation)
2.8~3.0 Million Won (depending on degree/experience) + All benefits listed below


Benefits offered:
- Single, non-shared, furnished housing
- Pre-paid airfare to Korea
- Severance bonus upon the completion of the 1-year contract
- National Medical Insurance: 50%
- No weekend classes
- No split shifts
- No internet/telephone lessons
- Fixed, scheduled teaching blocks (You will not be teaching past your scheduled hours.)

About the School:

We have been awarded a Best Brand award from the Korea Times as the top school in Junior Education for the past ten years, our 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 have numerous campuses throughout Korea. We have a good reputation among teachers and parents, and many of our teachers have re-signed for 4 years or more. Our program is well-developed, and we offer a very nice salary and benefit package.

About Seongbuk Campus:

Seongbuk POLY is most likely the only English academy in Korea owned and managed by a non-Korean and a former POLY teacher. For this reason, there are no awkward communication problems or cultural situations in-house. In addition, because I began teaching at POLY in 2001, I have spent many years using the same material that our teachers use. Some of our staff have been with me for years, and they will be more than happy to help you adjust.

Seongbuk is the traditional center of Seoul, thus we are in close proximity to everything you would like to experience in the city, including universities, night life, nature, and traditional sites.

Explore the area with Google Earth:

37°35’30.10”N 127° 0’43.93”E


The ideal applicant:
The ideal applicant holds a degree in Education, English, Communications, or Linguistics. Teaching experience and/or experience in the field of childcare is almost a must. 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. I used to describe this quality as ‘gentleness,’ but I found that teachers can appear gentle without giving themselves to students, so I 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 I 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 I expect such dedication. Above all else, he/she must love being around children because that is what it’s all about.

Required Documents :
°Original diploma (and copy with an apostille (US) or stamp from a Korean Embassy (Canada)
°Transcripts – For our purposes and need not be sealed
°Passport (valid up to 6 months)
°Criminal Record Check with an apostille (US) or stamp from a Korean Embassy (Canada)
°Applicants must also submit to a medical check/blood test upon arrival in Korea

If you are interested in the positions, please e-mail For faster processing, please put "Applicant" in the subject heading. For more information about our school, please feel free to visit our website at .

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