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(Nowon-gu, Seoul) Non-Tenure Track English Instructor Positions at Korea Military Academy (KMA)

Job Summary

Company / School Korea Military Academy (KMA)
Location Unspecified
Nearest Subway / City Hwarangdae/ Seoul, Korea
Contract Type Full-time
Student Type University
Start Time Morning
Salary 2,700,000 KRW per month
Visa Sponsorship No
+ Benefits Health Insurance, Severance Pay, Accommodation
Start Date February 28th, 2022 (negotiable)
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Added 2021-11-08
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Job Description

Non-Tenure Track English Instructor Positions

at Korea Military Academy (KMA)


The goal of Korea Military Academy (KMA) is to foster cadets to become leaders of the highest sort, dedicated to their mission of defending Korea. After their graduation, cadets are commissioned as second lieutenants of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Army. Many of our graduates proceed to join the higher ranks of the ROK Armed Forces.

Korea Military Academy provides a rigorous educational environment, befitting its status as an elite military academy. The academy maintains class size to a maximum of 20 cadets, and supports 1:1 education and in-depth class discussions.


Job Description

KMA is looking for a full-time English instructor. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. This is a non-tenure track position.

 - Main Responsibilities

1. Be on campus 40 hours a week from 08:00 to 17:00 weekdays, and teach about 6~16 hours per week during the semester

2. Teach undergraduate English elective and graduate requirement courses and participate in developing instructional programs

3. Translate and/or edit departmental-related materials in English

4. Develop curricula, design materials, create assessments, and participate in recording audio-visual aids

5. Teach winter intensive courses as required



1. The applicants should be available for pre-semester orientation. The contract starting date is negotiable but no later than February 28th.

2. The applicants must be from one of the seven English-speaking countries according to E-2 visa requirements. F-2, F-4, and F-6 visas are also encouraged to apply if they meet the English educator background (KMA does not sponsor E-1 visa). In the case of those with degrees from countries where English is the official language: courses must have been given in English AND the degree must be related to English language studies.

3. The applicants must be currently living in Korea with an acceptable visa (e.g., E-2).

4. The following is related to the current COVID-19 situation:
 - The applicants should not be undergoing treatment after being confirmed positive for COVID-19,
 - The applicants should not currently have a fever or any other respiratory symptoms,
 - The applicants should not have had contact with a confirmed patient within the last 14 days,
 - The applicants should not have visited any foreign countries within the last 14 days,
 - The applicants should not have visited any facilities within South Korea where mass outbreaks of COVID-19 occurred within the last 14 days.

5. Preference is given to applicants with:
 - Familiarity with the military or military-related institutions,
 - A certificate in English language teaching such as TESOL, TEFL, or CELTA,
 - A master's degree or higher in a relevant field of English language instruction,
 - More than three years of teaching experience,
 - Experience in teaching English pronunciation,
 - Experience in evaluating English proficiency exams,



1. Salary: 2,700,000 KRW per month (before tax and fees).

Employees will be enrolled in National Pension and National Health Insurance. (F visas will also be enrolled in National Unemployment Insurance.) KMA will pay for half, and the employee will pay half through their salary deduction.

2. Housing: A three-bedroom apartment (for married applicants) or a studio (for singles) will be provided (deposit and management/utility fees not included).

3. At the expiration of each contract, a severance pay of 2,700,000 KRW will be paid.

4. Sports facilities at KMA are also available for use during designated times. Our sports facilities include: two gyms, a 6-lane swimming pool, tennis courts, badminton courts, basketball courts, and football fields.

5. Paid vacations: 21 days.

** As of now, KMA does not provide renewal bonuses. Other benefits may be subject to negotiations upon a contract renewal. **


How to Apply

To apply, please send the following to no later than 23:59 p.m. on November 17th, 2021:

1. The following seven documents, merged into one PDF file:

 - Resume (or CV),
 - Personal Questionnaire (Fill in the form provided)
 - A copy of your transcripts from your most recent degree (Scanned copies are also acceptable but the original must be submitted upon signing the contract),
 - A copy of your diploma(s) (scanned copies are also acceptable but the original must be submitted upon signing the contract [E2 visa holders must have an apostille]),
 - A copy of other certifications (TESOL, CELTA, teacher-licensure, etc.) (scanned copies are also acceptable),
 - A copy of your passport (scanned copy of the information pages [Include picture and signature]),

 - A copy of your Alien Registration Card (scanned copy of the front and back),
 - A copy of your MOST RECENT FBI criminal background check (This is a requirement set by Ministry of National Defense to work at KMA).


2. The attached form “Request for Criminal Record Check (성범죄 경력 조회 동의서),” printed, filled out, and scanned into a separate PDF.

- Your name (in English),
 - Your Alien Registration Care number and nationality
 - Your mobile phone number,
 - Your signature (hand-written)


3. The “Certificate of Alien Registration (외국인등록 사실증명),” issued from your local community center and scanned into a PDF, or online at: (

4. Two letters of recommendation directly sent to by your recommenders. One of the two must be from your current employer. Each letter should include the contact information of the recommenders (their email address and office phone numbers). Subject line for the recommendation letters should be:

RECOMMENDATION: [Applicant’s last name]

5. Please title your email subject line in the following format: [Last name, Phone Number].

[Applicant’s last name, 010-1234-5678]

** Any applications that do not follow these instructions or are incomplete will be not considered. **

** Applicants selected for the interview will be required to submit additional documents for a domestic background check as required by the Ministry of National Defense. **


Timeline (All dates are subject to change)

1. Application deadline: November 17th, 2021

2. Announcement of candidates selected for interview: November 25th, 2021

3. Online interview and demo lecture: from November 29th to December 1st, 2021

** Please prepare a 15-minute demo lesson for an intermediate English conversation class. **

** Due to the COVID-19 situation, only online interviews will be offered. **

4. Result announcement: December 6th, 2021

5. Expected start date: February 28th, 2022

** After the candidates are chosen, they must wait for final approval by the Superintendent before signing the contract. **


Please address all correspondence to:

2LT Kyeongmin Woo

Korea Military Academy


November 8th, 2021


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