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Seeking an energetic, dynamic and creative ESL English Teacher

Pagoda Junior Foreign Language Institute
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Seeking an energetic, dynamic and creative ESL English Teacher

Seeking an energetic, dynamic and creative ESL English Teacher to join our team of phenomenal educators in in Gwangju Metropolitan City [Jeollanamdo], Korea

Pagoda Junior Foreign Language Institute: Sangmu Branch in Gwangju Metropolitan City [Jeollanamdo]

Pagoda Junior Foreign Language Institute is seeking an energetic, dynamic and creative ESL English Teacher to join our team of phenomenal educators. Pagoda Junior Foreign Language Institute is a progressive language institute in Korea.

Position Description: 
We are looking for high-energy, positive, popular, genuinely happy teachers. Teachers that the students are always happy to see and a teacher that enjoys what they do and is passionate about teaching. The position is high energy and the atmosphere is warm.

To give you an idea of the cost of living in Korea, the average meal out costs between $4-$10. Transportation is convenient and costs are under $1.20 one way. Teachers are able to select their own housing in the open market allowing them more freedom in their own lives.

This is definitely an experience that you will never forget. Traveling and working in another country will be different, but we will meet you at the airport and make sure you are taken care of when you come to Korea. We have a very positive atmosphere in the company and are looking for people that will be a great addition to our team!

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 : 
*Resume with pictures 
*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 
*Self-introductory video clip (If possible, Link) if applicable

If you are interested in the position, please e-mail For faster processing, please put "Applicant" in the subject heading.

Details about this role: 
- Starting Date : ASAP. March/April 2018 
- 28 to 32 hours per week (2~10pm) 
- 10 days paid vacation each year. (Summer/Winter) 
- Elementary/Middle school students 
- English Conversation 
- Teaching competencies: 
Classroom management 
Course and lesson planning 
Subject knowledge 
Understanding your learners 
Learning technologies

Salary and Benefits 
- Average W2,400,000-W2,800,000 
- E2 Visa Sponsorship 
- 12-month contract 
- Prepaid flight to Korea (overseas hires) 
- Airport pickup upon arrival (overseas hires) 
- Housing 
- National Health Insurance 
- National Pension Plan 
- Year-end bonus (Severance Bonus)

Send resume and photo to Pagoda Junior Institute in Gwangju to get started. 
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