Full Time English Teacher (Prestigious Catholic School)

Seoul, Korea
Posted by: Gyeseong Elementary School
Contact: kang422@gmail.com

Founded in 1882, Gyeseong Catholic Elementary School is Korea’s foremost leader of primary education. We are a prestigious private catholic elementary school and strive to give a well rounded education in both catholic spirituality and in academic excellence.

We are looking for dynamic, well-rounded, and skilled professional individual to teach English to our talented students from March 1st, 2024 to February 28th, 2025 (for one year). Hired instructor will need to enter training and orientations for a couple of days.


The English instructor teaches courses and assists in developing and implementing the instructional component for our English Program, works collaboratively with program academic supervisor and other faculty to ensure Gyeseong Elementary English program goals are met, and attends regularly scheduled faculty meetings.

Other teaching duties include grading and evaluation of students’ tests and works-homework & diary etc., making yearly and weekly lesson plans, and working for other related school activities such as school summer/winter camp and events.


– Monthly pay: 2.4~2.7 million KRW per month depending on the experience

– 200,000~300,000 KRW per month for afterschool program (if you join)

– Visa sponsorship

– Housing allowance (500,000 KRW)

– Min. 2 week-paid vacation in summer & winter & school holidays (up to 5 days which usually are granted to make the national holidays longer + ALL Korean national holidays.)

– Summer & winter camp bonus (if you join)

(2-week summer camp: 1.2 million KRW & 2-week winter camp: 1.2 million KRW)

– 5 days per week, 40 min classes

– Appx. 10 students per class

– Appx. 20 classes per week (1 class=40 minutes)

– 50/50 Health (50% paid by the School)

– Pension Plan (50% paid by the School)

– Strong English speaking faculty support system

– Computer with Internet access in every classroom

– On-going Training program


– An undergraduate degree or above from an accredited 4-year institution in a country where the official language is English

Currently live in Korea

TEYL(Teaching English to Young Learners), or TESL(Teaching English as Second Language),or TESOL(Teaching English to Speaker of Other Language), or TEFL(Teaching English as Foreign Language) or CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) certificate preferred.

– Teaching license, English-related (i.e. linguistics, education, literature, etc.) major, a teaching experience, and/or Master’s Degree are plus.

– Born and raised in English speaking country, fluent (non-accented) verbal and written skills.

– Sealed transcripts, original diploma, and valid passport

– Passionate and professional about teaching children

– Catholics preferred

– Open-minded with an ability to adapt to another culture

– Friendly, well-rounded and a team player


– Resume or CV including your Korean proficiency level

– Your current photo


kang422@gmail.com (Supervisor of English Department: Lise Kang)


Recruiting period: December 22nd, 2023 ~ January 31st, 2024

– We only contact candidates who are selected after a thorough examination of the submitted documents.

To apply, email kang422@gmail.com

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