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An American EFL Teacher Currently Residing in South Korea Wanted for Position in Seoul

Posted By: Dr. Harrison Lee's IC English Center <[email protected]>
Date: Monday, 29 January 2018, at 7:59 a.m.

Dr. Harrison Lee’s IC English Center, an English language institute located in Seoul, is currently seeking a qualified native English-speaking teacher who would be teaching English to Korean elementary school children on a full-time basis. Working with Dr. Lee, a Ph.D. in ESOL education from the State University of New York at Albany, the teacher will be responsible for teaching EFL to local elementary school students using the Instructional Conversation (IC) approach and its methodology, as well as communicative language teaching approaches. The Center is located near the Gireum subway station on line 4 (the blue line).

Start Date: March 1, 2018

Contract Type: Full-time

Contract Period: 1 year (renewable)

Location: Gireum-dong, Seoul (near the Gireum subway station on line 4)

Working Hours:

• Teaching Hours: 2: 30 pm – 7:00 pm on M, W, F & 4: 00 pm – 8: 30 pm on T, Th. (22.5 hours per week)
• Desk Preparation Hours: 1.5 hours per day on M through F (7.5 hours per week)

Classes to Be Taught: 1. Phonics (one class)
2. Communicative English
3. IC


• Monthly salary of 2 million (2,000,000) won
• Housing provided (key money PLUS monthly rent and common-area utilities)
• Paid pre-service training
• Severance bonus equal to one month’s salary, per year of service
• Employer contributions to national health insurance and pension plans
• Paid vacation (3 days in the summer and another 3 days in the winter, each immediately following or preceding a weekend) plus Korean national holidays


The candidate must

1. hold a valid passport and a baccalaureate (bachelor’s) or a higher degree. No F-4 visa holders are wanted.
2. be a native speaker of American English.
3. have EFL teaching experience with elementary school children in a school/language institute setting.
4. have a positive outlook and energetic demeanor.
5. have an interest in and enthusiasm about learning about and implementing discussion-based language teaching.
6. be able to attend approximately 5 hours’ paid training sessions in IC prior to the start of working.
7. currently reside in Korea.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, email the following documents to Dr. Harrison
Lee at [email protected] :

1. Cover letter and resume (including contact information, and employment
references if available)
2. Recent photo(s)
3. Scanned copy of the front page(s) of your passport
4. Scanned copy of your university diploma
5. Scanned copy of your Alien Registration Card (front and back)

Interview and the Final Decision:

A few qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview, and the final decision will be made based upon the results of the interview and the applicants' qualifications, among others.

Very truly yours,

Harrison Lee, Ph.D.
Dr. Harrison Lee’s IC English Center, Seoul, a point of departure for IC English Centers throughout the nation and, eventually, the world

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