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English Homeroom Teacher Needed Immediately (Nov.2020)

Job Summary

Company / School Uchon Elementary
Location Seoul
Nearest Subway / City Sungshin Women's University Station (Line 4)
Contract Type Full-time
Student Type Elementary
Start Time Morning, Afternoon
Salary 2,400,000
Visa Sponsorship Yes/Possibly
+ Benefits Health Insurance, Severance Pay, Housing Allowance
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Added 2020-10-22
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Job Description


Are you a qualified and experienced English teacher currently living in Seoul, South Korea? Uchon Elementary School 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. 


Most teachers who apply to our school are looking to gain experience as a twenty-first century homeroom teacher of English language learners. Teachers are expected to have achieved a degree or certification in education, prioritize ongoing professional development, and are open to working alongside a Korean Co-Teacher.


At Uchon Elementary, our English program values student learning and prioritizes the role of literacy in language education. We currently host a rich foundation of language, affording students time to do real, meaningful, engaging reading and writing on a daily basis through the workshop approach. Uchon Elementary School prioritizes authentic, hands-on learning, valuing the student-centered experience in all subjects, including science and global citizenship. 


We are seeking experienced primary & upper elementary school homeroom teachers to join our amazing team of professional educators. 


We are currently in the second semester of our school year. The current position available is for the months of December, January and February. The applicant hired to fill this position may be highly considered for a full year’s contract and its benefits starting next March 2021.


Position(s):English Homeroom Teacher

Location: Seongbuk-gu, Seoul

Term of Employment: November/December, 2020 to February 28th, 2021 

Salary: 2.4 million KRW per month + 700,000 housing allowance

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

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

Class Size: 25 students (approx.)

Holidays: approx. 2 weeks paid vacation (Jan. 1st - Jan. 14th)

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.


A teacher should only apply if you meet the following:


1. Presently working and living in Korea. 

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

3. BS/BA degree (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 a demo class on site with real students

7. TBPE & TB Result

*We will only reply to those professionals with teaching/Educational credentials. 



How to apply: 


Please email both the English Program Manager and the English Director  Include a brief message within the email providing the following information:


## Subject line should include: Full name, nationality, visa type, number of years in Korea, teaching experience in Korea and your cell number.


## Also, 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 for after the 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


Please forward your application package to both:

English Program Manager 

English Director

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