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Gangnam English Academy seeking great Kindergarten Homeroom, Science, and Music Teachers

Posted By: Gangnam English Academy <jobs@gangnamenglishacademy.com>
Date: Wednesday, 25 October 2017, at 3:14 p.m.

We are looking for native English teachers for our English Academy and Kindergarten in Apgujeong, at Sinsa Dong 649-4. We are interviewing for positions starting now through March, 2018. We are growing fast, and looking for strong teachers to join our team!

Kindergarten Homeroom/Afterschool Teacher
These teachers are responsible for one kindergarten classroom of 5, 6, or 7 year olds from 9:30-2:30 each day with a lunch break. Planning time is available during one or two 40 minute blocks each day when the students are taking subject classes like gym, science, music, art, and baking. After school, these teachers will have one full class from either 2:30-4:30 or 4:30 to 6:30, and up to half of the other session. Each afternoon includes 1-2 hours of planning time. We are looking for one teacher to start in December, and at least 3 to start in March, 2018.

Science Teacher
This teacher would teach 30-45 minute Science classes to 5, 6, and 7 year old Kinder students between 10am and 2:15pm. Some classes would be textbook-based, some would use pre-packaged science experiments or projects, and some would require related activities or experiments sourced or created by the teacher. This teacher would also teach after school classes to 8 to 12 year old elementary students. Each week the teacher would be responsible for planning level appropriate experiments or fun science activities for the students to do. The focus should be on fun, active projects where students learn and do a lot of speaking. Learning Science is important but our main purpose is getting our students speaking English! We are looking for one Science Teacher starting December 1.

Music Teacher
This teacher would teach 30-40 minute music classes to 5, 6, and 7 year old Kinder students. There is no set curriculum yet, teacher needs to be able to create fun musical activities. Teaching songs, dances, basic instruments, and a love for music. There would be VERY little lecturing, the focus will be on participating and making music. A love for children, music, and having fun is required, but a music degree or a beautiful singing voice is not. This teacher would also need to teach in our after school, which would not be music-related. He or she would teach our usual afterschool subjects, like reading and comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, social studies, debate, etc. We are looking for one Music Teacher to start anytime between now and March, 2018.

About Us
Our school is very different from other hagwons. Founded by an American and Swedish couple in 2013, it is a genuinely fun environment with small classes and lesson plans geared around speaking, writing, science, literature, social studies, and debate, with plenty of games and activities. Founded in September of 2013, we now have a team of over 20 awesome foreign teachers who make this a fun, dynamic, collaborative place to work. You can read more on our website: GangnamEnglishAcademy.com/Teacher.

This is not a job for people who just go through the motions of teaching. We are looking for smart, dynamic, fun, and very enthusiastic people. We value high performing teachers, treat them like professionals, and reward them accordingly.

Requirements:
Experience with teaching children, preferably in Korea
Fluent, native English
Love for kids, great attitude, flexible mind
Creative approach to solving problems and getting the best out of kids
Smart, fun, kind, enthusiastic

Compensation:
KRW 3.300.000 per month (reduced afternoon hours schedules available as well)
Housing is included, but rent is deducted from salary
Performance bonuses
Health insurance and Pension (we pay half)
One month severance pay at end of contract
10 days paid time off, in addition to Korean holidays
Generally, working hours will be 40 hours per week, (9:30-6:30 M-F with lunch break) and teaching hours about 30 hours per week.

To apply for one of these positions, please send your resume to jobs@gangnamenglishacademy.com.


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