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Recruiting an English Teacher in Seoul, Korea

Posted By: Seoul Global High School <[email protected]>
Date: Tuesday, 18 June 2019, at 2:30 p.m.


This is a one-year (from August 25, 2019 to August 24, 2020) full-time position with Seoul Global High School (SGHS) through Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education (SMOE). The contract period could be renewed on a yearly basis. SGHS is a specialized public high school that focuses on the social sciences and humanities for 10th to 12th graders. It is located in central Seoul, Korea.

• Address: 40 Sungkyunkwan-ro 13-gil, Jongno-gu. Seoul, Korea (near Hyehwa Station, Subway Line 4)
• For more information about SGHS, please visit our website.


• The applicant must be a native English speaker with his/her citizenship in one of the following seven countries to be issued a visa appropriate for teaching under SMOE.
- Australia
- Canada
- Ireland
- New Zealand
- South Africa
- The UK
- The USA

• A Bachelor's or a master’s degree in an area that is related to teaching English such as
- English (not TEFL, TESL, or TESOL),
- English Education,
- English Literature, or
- Creative Writing

• Priority is given to applicants who are already in Korea and can visit SGHS for an interview in person.

• Teach 18 to 20 hours per week during each semester.
• The subjects may include some core subjects (English, Public Speaking and Presentation Skills, English Reading, English Composition, English Literature, and/or Critical Reading and Writing) as well as ESL classes for students, parents, and/or Korean teachers.
• The subjects within the regular curriculum will be co-taught with Korean teachers.
• Teach at an English camp (either at SGHS or at an assigned institute by the SMOE) for two weeks at a time during the summer (mid-July to mid-August) and the winter (January) breaks.
• May be requested to teach at after-school programs with extra payment.
• Required to participate in school events and help with the administrative work of the school. (The successful applicant will be assigned to the International Education Department in the fall semester, 2019. He/she is expected to assist in editing the school’s biannual English magazine and in evaluating English related competitions)
• Guaranteed 26 days of paid leave per year.
• Housing close to the school or a housing subsidy of 500,000 KRW per month is provided.
• The monthly, severance, and contract renewal pay comply with the regulations of SMOE.
• The International Education Department, SGHS: [email protected]

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