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English Program in Korea(EPIK)

[Office in charge]Foreign Language Education Support Team, Dept. of International Exchange and Cooperation

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Purpose

  • select and place qualified native English teachers in public schools, in order to strengthen practical English education for primary and secondary students
  • To improve the quality of native English teachers by providing them with specialized training and support

Contract Term : 1 year

  • 8 hours per day, 5 days per week, 22 teaching hours per week
  • Positions are available in February (first term) and August (second term) of each year.

Eligibility

Applicants must

  • Be a citizen of one of the seven designated English-speaking countries
    Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, U.K., U.S.A.
  • Hold a minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited university
  •  Have a good command of the English language
  • Have the ability and willingness to adapt to Korean culture and lifestyle
  • Be mentally and physically healthy

Selection Procedure

Applications can be accepted through one of the following;

  • The EPIK Office in Korea (see 'Apply by E-mail' on the EPIK website)
  • MOU/MOA Organizations
  • Recruiting Agencies
    1. 1Application Submission
    2. 2Application Screening
    3. 3Interview Scheduling
    4. 4Interview
    5. 5Notification of interview result
    6. 6Document Submission by Mail & Document Screening
    7. 7Recommendation to Office of Education
    8. 8Notification of Successful Placement
    9. 9Entry into Korea
    10. 10Orientation
    11. 11Contract Start

Benefits

  • Monthly Salary : 1.8 to 2.7 million KRW
  • Accommodation : studio apartment or housing allowance (400,000 KRW) provided
  • Entrance and Exit Allowance : 1.3 million KRW each
  • Various Allowances such as a Settlement Allowance and Multiple Schools Allowance
  • Medical Insurance (50% of monthly fee)
  • Orientation (6-9 day training)
  • Contract Renewal Allowance : 2 million KRW
  • Vacation Days : 18 days
  • Severance Pay

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