Korean Horizons is an official accredited provider of teachers for EPIK (English Program in Korea), SMOE (Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education), IMOE (Incheon Metropolitan Office of Education), BMOE (Busan Metropolitan Office of Education), GEPIK (Gyeongido Office of Education), GOE (Gyeongsangnamdo Office of Education) & the CNOE (Chungcheongnamdo Office of Education.)
We provide government public schools for the peak seasons of March & September and also we provide government public schools for the off season periods as well. We have public school positions throughout the entire year. We work with more education offices than any other recruitment company, and we therefore have more public schools jobs than any other recruitment out there today.
We are owned & operated by UK nationals. We are a registered company in South Korea. We can communicate with you easily & understand your needs - whether this is your first time or if you are currently here inside South Korea. With a Korean company, your preferences will be lost in translation. Never will you be misunderstood by us.
We currently have EPIK Gyungnam & Chungnam Public Schools. There would only be 22 classes per week. 1 middle or high school class would be 45 & 50 minutes each respectively. Hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm. It would be Monday to Friday. no weekends, no split shifts.
Salary is in accordance with the government's pay scale. Please see here for further details : http://www.koreanhorizons.com/sub04.php. To entice teachers to teach more in the countryside, the government pays a higher salary. The larger locations pay the least. Overtime in afterschool classes is often available to boost your salary.
In addition – the benefits are as follows:
There may be an orientation program
rent-free single furnished apartment near your school
300,000 won one-time settlement allowance
Round-trip airfare reimbursement
18 working days paid vacation + national holidays (5 weeks in total)
1 month salary bonus on completion of contract
Sick paid leave allowance
Special leave allowance
1 week additional paid vacation (6 weeks in total) if you renew your contract after the first year + increase in pay + renewal bonus 2.0m won
Korean co-teacher to assist with your classes
Airport pickup, hotel for 1 evening & transport to the education office / school
Introduction pack (including book on teaching, travel guide, English/Korean dictionary, a Korean phrasebook & other goodies)
The following are required:
1. Age between 22-65.
2. From the USA, the UK, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa or New Zealand
3. Bachelor degree
4. TEFL / TESOL of 100hrs may be required