Elementary/Middle School Teacher
Doctor English Academy
Starting date: not given
Here is your chance to join a growing academy that has quadrupled in size admist the COVID epidemic. We attribute our growth to a professional work environment, sound research based teaching methodologies, and a true desire to educate.
We believe that happy teachers lead to happy students and it has proven to be highly effective.
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Korean Speaking Ability (At least Intermediate) is a MUST. You need to be comfortable dealing with students who are not able to speak or understand English.
We are looking for a teacher that would be able to teach Elementary school beginners the ABC's and Phonics, as well as, teach discussion classes to our middle school students.
Fun, Energetic, and Creative with a True Desire to help children learn.
Salary: 2.6~3.3+ Million Won (Commensurate with experience, degree, and Korean speaking ability) + Benefits + Housing
Hours: 1pm to 9pm | 6 classes per day. (No split shifts / No extra weekend classes) | 1.5 hour prep time | 5~10 minute breaks between classes | 50~55 minute classes
Students: Elementary and Middle School | 8 Students per Class | Student Levels Range from Phonics to Conversation Classes
Staff Size: 4 Native Teachers / 4 Korean Teachers / 4 Support Staff Members (As of 03/2023)
Location: Cheongju which is located 1.5 hours away from Gangnam via bus. It is a “Suburb-like” city just south of Seoul, with everything necessary for a comfortable stay in Korea. Most of our teachers are from Tri-State Area and are accustomed to city life, they have no issues with this area due to its easy accessibility (airport, ktx, and bus station) and close proximity to shops and restaurants.
About the Academy:
The Academy: Established in 2015, the academy is AMERICAN owned and operated. The owner is also an educator and teaches classes directly, so the various perspectives and concerns of students, teachers, and parents are understood.
We believe that happy teachers make happy students. Thus, we try our best to keep our teachers happy and focused on delivering the best classes that they can. Parent Contact or Phone Calls are not required as the administrative staff support the teachers with this.
Curriculum / Teaching: The academy does not use a standard/typical Korean curriculum. The curriculum has been developed by the teachers and has been proven to be effective and reliable. The teachers that have developed this curriculum have years of experience working at some of the top name brand academies, and have sought to improve upon or fill in missing areas of those curriculums. There is no page turning of course books, the teachers are given freedom to teach lessons that follow a Roadmap of Skills. Thus, classes are more engaging and student centered.
Single, non shared, housing Or Housing Allowance
Severance bonus upon completion of the 1 year contract
Standard National Medical Insurance and Pension.
No Weekend Classes / Split Shifts
10 Vacations Days Per Year / Personal Days and Sick Days.
Degree in Education
Bilingual / Intermediate Korean Ability
True Professional: Being a teacher is not about clocking in and clocking out. It's about helping your students grow and learn. Often times, this means that you are actively seeking teaching moments to help your students. This is a professional salaried position.
Creativity. Being a good story teller and the ability to help children make connections is important.
Fun and Energetic Personality. This is crucial as most of the classes are game based.
Flexibility. Being a good teacher means that you will be faced with difficult decisions in the classroom. We are looking for candidates who are experienced enough to handle diversity.
TEFL/TESOL Certificates are a plus.
Masters/Phd Degrees are a plus.
3 years of experience teaching young children in an Academy environment is a plus.
Basic computer skills such as Typing and MS Office knowledge.
Most importantly, A True Desire to Help Students with a Warm Heart
Degrees/Certifications (Originals and Copies that have been Apostilled)
Criminal Background Check (Apostilled/Korean Embassy Stamp)
Please note that a medical check will be required upon arrival in Korea
Please submit requests for more information or resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply, email email@example.com
Originally posted at Dave's ESL Cafe
Details:Position: Elementary/Middle School Teacher
School: Doctor English Academy
Location: South Korea, Other
Start Date: not given
Application Deadline: not given
Salary: not given
Job Requirements: Experience
Contact:School Name: Doctor English Academy
Recruiting Company: not given or N/A
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org