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Substitute teacher (6 months): ESL and middle and high school English

Job Summary

Company / School Gyeongnam International Foreign School
Location Gyeongsangnam-do
Student Type Elementary, Middle School, High School
Salary 2,690,000 to 3,260,000 Won per month
Visa Sponsorship Yes/Possibly
+ Benefits Airfare, Health Insurance, Accommodation
Please mention ESLROK when applying!
Contact Details Peter Lynch
Added 2019-12-21

Job Description

Vacancy Information:

ESL, and middle and high school English substitute teacher for 6 months

Salary Range:

  • 2,690,000 - 3,260,000 Won per month

Benefits & Taxes:

  • Airfare allowance
  • Housing: Studio furnished apartment that is comfortable and conveniently situated
  • Insurance: Local health insurance plan via the Korean National Health Plan will be co-shared
  • Lunch programme: The employer shall provide a school lunch on any regular school day or any staff designated workday
  • Paid vacation (Fall, Winter, Spring Break, and Holidays): Vacations determined per the official school calendar
  • Income tax deducted at the standard national rate

Qualifications and Requirements:

Gyeongnam International Foreign School (GIFS), which is located in Sacheon, a small town near Jinju in Gyeongsangnam-do South Korea, is looking for qualified and certified substitute teacher for 6 months from January to June 2020.

The substitute teacher will be responsible for ESL for three months and then middle and high school English for three months.

Gyeongnam International Foreign School (GIFS) is a small but diverse co-ed Pre-K-12 educational institution catering to ex-pats who have moved to South Korea for work. We pride ourselves on delivering a quality educational experience both in the class and through our extra-curricular activities.

Experience and expectations:

  • Classroom experience from elementary to high school
  • A dynamic and enthusiastic personality to deliver engaging lessons to students and facilitate learning
  • Experience in or ability to meet American Common Core State Standards, Cambridge/IGCSE, and IBDP
  • Certified/accredited Teacher
  • Experience and willingness to work in a collaborative environment
  • Willing and able to try new educational approaches and be technologically competent
  • Competent to modify programme and pedagogy where necessary
  • IB PYP/MYP/DP experience not required, but a bonus
  • Ability to develop and execute creative learning opportunities based on student needs, interests, and school standards
  • Develop and maintain communication with parents regarding academic progress
  • A dynamic, flexible, and enthusiastic personality to motivate students while teaching multiple grade levels.
  • The ability to develop and maintain student behaviour and discipline policies.
  • Cooperate with colleagues to evaluate and enhance curricular programs for academic excellence.
  • As a small school, any additional teaching credentials are a plus (Computers, ESL etc.)
  • Experience and willingness to be a part of our after-school activities

We offer:

  • The opportunity to be part of a growing and developing school
  • A genuinely international student body with small, focused classroom opportunities
  • A friendly close-knit, dedicated and hard-working team
  • A clean environment that has excellent opportunities for nature lovers

Documents required:

  • Scanned transcripts (for our files, originals are no longer needed)
  • Resume (with a recent photo) and Cover letter, explaining your goals and motivations for teaching in Korea
  • One copy of university diploma
  • For Canadians, notarized by a notary public and certified by Korean consulate.
  • For others, the diploma needs to be notarized and apostilled.
  • A scan/copy is suitable for the initial application.
  • Please note that the Korean Ministry of Education may require an original diploma to be presented after arrival.
  • Copy of inside passport page with name, photo, date of birth, and nationality clearly shown.
  • Two letters of recommendation, written by former employers with contact information for checking references.
  • Copy of teacher certification and or other relevant certifications.
  • Applicant's Health Statement (after offer of employment is made, please note that drug tests have been fully reinstated by Korean immigration)
  • A criminal record check certificate. Again, scan is fine for initial application.
  • To accept the position at GIFS, a criminal record certificate must be prepared in advance. Please note Federal checks are now required (not state or local municipality).
  • All documents can be submitted through mail or e-mail.

The initial documents that must be submitted are the resume and cover letter. We recommend you start collecting the other documents as well, as the collection process can be time-consuming.

It is also essential for you to be up to date on the latest Korean employment and immigration rules and regulations. Therefore, we strongly advise you to please contact your nearest Korean consulate to confirm any recent changes.

Interviews and Contact Details:

Either by Skype or in person at the school if possible.

Please send Skype contact information with resume or cover letter to:

Peter Lynch at

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