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Elementary School Physical Education Teacher

Job Summary

Company / School Uchon Elementary
Location Seoul
Nearest Subway / City Hansung Women's University Station, Seoul
Contract Type Full-time
Student Type Elementary
Start Time Morning
Salary 2,400,000
Visa Sponsorship No
+ Benefits Health Insurance, Severance Pay, Housing Allowance
Start Date February 24th, 2021
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Contact Details Uchon Elementary School
English Program Director
Added 2021-01-19
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Job Description


Are you a qualified educator with experience teaching physical education to English language learners?

Are you currently living in Seoul, South Korea?  


[About the Position]


  • Uchon Elementary School is seeking an experienced and professional native English speaker to teach physical education classes to our primary & upper elementary school students. 


  • This position requires knowledge of a variety of sports, games and other relevant and appropriate activities for students to develop and improve their social, physical and language skills. 


  • The position requires that the teacher applies professional methods, strategies and enthusiasm to effectively manage safety, teach, occasionally evaluate, and encourage our students.


  • The PE teacher would be required to follow a set of curriculum standards, and collaborate with the English administration, as well as our teams of English homeroom teachers.


  • Our new school year begins at the beginning of March, and we will begin our mandatory orientation training the last week of February.


[About the School]


Uchon Elementary School, founded by the Ilgwang corporation, is a newly renovated private elementary school located in Seongbuk-Gu, Seoul, close to Line 4 (Blue line), Hansung University and Sungshin Women’s University subway station. 


At Uchon Elementary our Language and Cultural Enrichment program values student-centered learning and prioritizes literacy acquisition through language immersion. 


Our teams of English homeroom educators host a rich foundation of language opportunities for our young learners in the classroom using the workshop model for reading and writing. We prioritize authentic, hands-on learning- valuing the student-centered experience in all subjects, including science and global citizenship. 




Position(s): Physical Education Teacher (Native English speaker)

Location: Seongbuk-gu, Seoul

Term of Employment: March1st, 2021 to February 28th, 2022 (with orientation from Feb. 22~26)

Salary: 2.4 million KRW per month + 700,000 housing allowance (housing allowance begins in March)

Work Hours: 8:00-4:30 (M-F)

Teaching Hours: 24 class hours per week max (1 class hour=40 min)

Class Size: 24-29 students approximately

Holidays: approx. 7-8 weeks paid vacation

Sick Days: 5 paid sick days (reimbursed 600,000 won if not used)

Benefits: Medical Insurance - 50/50 split; Pension - 50/50 split

Certification Bonus: Candidates able to provide an accredited teaching certification/licensure specializing in areas related to elementary education (with area of specialization, license number and expiration date included) with an apostille may be given a 200,000 won monthly bonus. Whether or not the certification meets all requirements for a bonus is ultimately the administration’s decision.


[Only applicants who meet the following criteria will be considered.]

*We will only reply to those professionals with the necessary criteria and credentials. 


1. Presently working and living in Korea. 

2. Three years or more teaching experience in Korea (elementary school experience)

3. BS/BA degree (Physical Education, Primary Education, English or Linguistics is preferred). 

4. 120 hour TEFL/TESOL or U.S./Canadian domestic teacher’s certification

5. Paperwork scanned and ready to be submitted via email

6. Willing to teach or record a demo class with real students

7. Willing to promptly acquire a TBPE & TB health test result


**In order to be considered, carefully follow these instructions below.


[Send To]

Email addressed to English Program Manager -

    1. Please also ‘CC’ the Uchon Business Office- 


[Subject Line]

full name, nationality, visa type, number of years in Korea, teaching experience in Korea and cell number



Attach a document or scanned copy of the required items listed below:


1. Cover letter, current resume, and two reference letters 

2. Recent photo

3. Passport plus visa page

4. Alien registration card (backside with visa dates ONLY)

5. Degrees or certifications scanned


[Documents you will need to prepare ASAP if considered after initial interview]

1.  Diploma with Apostille Seal 

2.  Domestic Federal Criminal Background Check with Apostille Seal 

3.  120 hour TEFL/TESOL or domestic teacher’s certification 

4.  Passport plus visa page 

5.  Alien Registration Card (front and back) 

6.  Scanned university transcripts

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