Teach in South Korean Public & Private Schools
Posted date [11-Apr-2018]  (ID: 23764)
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Why Seoul ESL?

We, ESL Consulting Inc.(Seoul ESL), are an official partner of English Program In Korea (EPIK) and are also licensed by the Korean government. We are located in South Korea and have built a large network among schools throughout Korea over the past decade. We have intricate knowledge of the EPIK employment system and can guide applicants through the employment process in order to ensure their success. We also possess multiple job information on private English schools through the South Korea as well. With the assitance of our experienced, capable staff, you will be able to achieve your dream of working in Korea.

The EPIK Program

About EPIK

EPIK is affiliated with the Korean Ministry of Education and has the objective of improving the English speaking abilitiesof Korean students. In order to achieve this objective, EPIK employs native English speaking teachers and places them in Korean public schools throughout the country. EPIK is an excellent opportunity that provides a great opportunity for teachers to begin and/or develop their careers. EPIK is known for it fair recruiting procedures, so do not hesitate to apply.


  • School Type: Korean public schools (elementary - high school)
  • Location: Nationwide
  • Starting Date: Spring/Fall
  • Teaching Age Group: Elementary - high school students
  • Salary: 2.0 - 2.7 million Korean Won per month
  • Contract Length: 1 year (renewable)
  • Vacation: about 18 days & national holiday
  • Working Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Teaching Hours: Approximately 22 hours per week


EPIK teachers are required to assist Korean English teachers with their classes and practice duties specified by Metropolitan Office of Education (MOE) / Provincial Office of Education (POE). Preparing classes and developing teaching materials are essential parts of the job.


  • Furnished single housing
  • Severance payment (approx. one month salary)
  • National pension
  • National health insurance
  • 300,000 KRW Settlement allowance
  • 2,000,000 KRW Renewal allowance upon contract renewal
  • 1,300,000 KRW Entrance allowance
  • 1,300,000 KRW Exit allowance
  • EPIK orientation (7-10 days)
  • Income tax exemption (US, AU, NZ, UK, SA citizens only)

*Benefits are subject to changes depending on the program.


  • Be a citizen of a country where English is the primary language (must be from USA, Canada, UK, New Zealand, Ireland, Austrailia, or South Africa)
  • Hold a minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
  • Possess no criminal history


Private English Schools

Private English schools in Korea recruit native English teachers all year round. Private schools are located througout all of Korea and applicants can choose which location they want to work in. There are various types of schools depending on the student age group and purpose of the school. Applicants can choose which school they want to apply to based on age group, working hours, benefits, and other conditions.


  • School Type: Korean private schools
  • Location: Nationwide
  • Starting Date: All year round
  • Teaching age group: Elementary - high school students
  • Salary: 2.0 - 3.1 million Korean Won per month
  • Vacation: about 10 days & nationla holidays (approx. 9 - 14 days per year)
  • Working Hours: Varies per school 


Varies per school, but generally are as follows

  • Paid vacation
  • Housing provided by school
  • One-way ticket provided
  • Severance payment of approximately one month salary provided upon contract completion
  • Health insurance provided
  • Full pension refund upon leaving Korea (Canadian, American, and Austrailian nationals only)


  • Hold a minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university (3-4 year degree)
  • Got TESL training
  • Possess no criminal history

EPIK and private school positions are becoming more popular and competitive. If you seek assistance and want to proceed with your application more quickly, contact us with your resume at apply@seoulesl.com

Visit our website www.seoulesl.com to view various English private schools and English camp openings.

Job / Course Title Teach in South Korean Public & Private Schools
Post Details
Posted By SeoulESL
Start Date ASAP
Phone Number
Email apply@seoulesl.com
Location Nationwide
Country Countries -> South Korea
Type of Employer Type of Employer -> Private
Type of Work Type of Work -> Full-Time
Type of Training