EPIK Teach English in South KoreaTeach English in South Korea with EPIK. Apply early!  Download the application form and send it via e-mail to EPIK’s coordinator (See e-mail address below).


Are you interested in teaching abroad and gaining valuable teaching experience? Are you eager to work abroad in a safe and rewarding work environment with competitive benefits? EPIK (The English Program in Korea), a division of the Korean Ministry of Education is currently inviting qualified candidates to apply for our Spring 2015 teaching positions. EPIK provides all applicants with support 100% of the way, making it easy for teachers to make the transition to working and living abroad.

1. Locations:

Metropolitan Cities: Seoul, Busan, Daegu, Gwangju, Daejeon and Ulsan
Provinces: Gangwon, Chungbuk, Jeonbuk, Gyeongbuk, Gyeongnam and Jeju

2. Number of Positions: 600+

3. Contract Period: 1 year contract

4. Duties: Jointly conduct English classes with Korean co-teachers and/or lead English classes

5. Salary: 1.8 – 2.7 million KRW (Korean won)/per month (varies according to qualifications)

6. Benefits: Housing, entrance/exit allowance, settlement allowance, severance pay, paid vacation (18 days), medical insurance and free orientation (6-9 days)

7. Application Deadline: TBA

Eligibility – EPIK Requirements

– You must be citizen from one of the 7 designated countries (Canada, USA, Ireland, United Kingdom, South Africa, Australia or New Zealand).
– Korean ability not required
– Teaching experience not required
– A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline

Where to Apply: EPIK Office, Korea (epikapplication@gmail.com)

Note: We do NOT accept resumes or cover-letters. Please visit our website and download our application available in the Apply by Email section.

For more information, please go to EPIK or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/EPIKprogram

(Tel. 82-2-3668-1400/1401, Fax. 82-2-765-9947)

We look forward to receiving your applications!

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