English Teacher in a Private Elementary (Homeroom Position)

Seongbuk Gu, Seoul
Posted by: Uchon Elementary School
Contact: charlie@uchon.es.kr

Are you a qualified and experienced English teacher currently living in Seoul, South Korea? Uchon Elementary School is a private elementary school located in Seongbuk-Gu, Seoul, close to metro Line 4, Hansung University Station and Sungshin Women’s University Station.
Most teachers who apply to our school are looking to gain experience as a twenty-first century teacher to English language learners. We are looking for teachers who have certifications in education, prioritize ongoing professional development, and are able to work alongside a Korean homeroom teacher.

Our program values student learning and prioritizes the role of literacy in language education. Uchon Elementary School prioritizes authentic, hands-on learning.

We are seeking experienced primary & upper elementary school homeroom teachers to join our team of professional educators.

Position(s): (All grades) Classroom English Teacher

Location: Seongbuk-gu, Seoul

Term of Employment: March 1st, 2024 to February 28th, 2025 (with orientation in late February)

  • Salary: base pay of 2.4 million KRW per month + 700,000 housing allowance (housing allowance begins in March)
  • Work Hours: 8:20-4:20 (M-F)
  • Teaching Hours: 24 periods, one period is 40 minutes long
  • Class Size: 28 students (approx.)
  • Holidays: 7-8 weeks paid vacation
  • Sick Days: 5 paid sick days (reimbursed 600,000 won if not used)
  • Benefits: Medical Insurance – 50/50 split; Pension – 50/50 split

Certification Bonus: Candidates able to provide an accredited teaching certification/licensure specializing in areas related to elementary education (with area of specialization, license number, expiration date included, and an apostille) are eligible for a 200,000 won monthly bonus.

A teacher should only apply if they have the following qualifications:

  1. Presently working and living in Korea (Visa Type E2 or F)
  2. Three years or more teaching experience in Korea (elementary school experience preferred)
  3. BS/BA degree (Education, English or Linguistics is preferred).
  4. 120 hour TEFL/TESOL or U.S./Canadian domestic teacher’s certification
  5. Paperwork scanned and ready to be submitted via email
  6. Willing to teach a demo class on site with real students
  7. TBPE & TB Health Check Results

*We are really interested in applicants with teaching credentials.

How to apply:

Please, submit an application form (Google form) https://forms.gle/or4FzBMsVRZrQRuU8

Also, email us at kyo@uchon.es.kr

Include a brief message within the email providing the following information:

## Subject line should include: Full name, nationality, visa type, number of years in Korea, teaching experience in Korea and your cell phone number.

## Also, attach a document or scanned copy of the required items listed below:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Current resume
  3. Recent photo
  4. Alien registration card–backside with visa dates ONLY
  5. Two reference letters (preferred)

Documents you will need to prepare ASAP for after the interview:

  1. Passport plus visa page
  2. Diploma with Apostille Seal
  3. A scan of Degrees or Certifications
  4. Domestic Federal Criminal Background Check with Apostille Seal
  5. 120 hour TEFL/TESOL or domestic teacher’s certification
  6. Passport plus visa page
  7. Alien Registration Card (front and back)
  8. Scanned university transcripts

We look forward to working with you.


2.4 million KRW + 700,000 housing allowance


Short working hours, nice neighborhood, great vacation, extra bonus for certified teachers.


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