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Substitute teaching position (6 months): ESL and middle and high school English

Posted By: GIFS <[email protected]>
Date: Saturday, 21 December 2019, at 3:25 p.m.

Vacancy Information:

ESL, and middle and high school English substitute teacher for a 6-month period

Salary Range:

2,690,000 - 3,260,000 Won per month

Benefits & Taxes:

Airfare allowance
Housing: Studio furnished apartment that is comfortable and

conveniently situated
Insurance: Local health insurance plan via the Korean National Health

Plan will be co- shared
Lunch programme: The employer shall provide a school lunch on any

regular school day or any staff designated workday
Paid vacation (Fall, Winter, Spring Break, and Holidays): Vacations

are determined per the official school calendar
Income tax will be deducted at the standard national rate

Qualifications and Requirements:

Gyeongnam International Foreign School (GIFS), which is located in Sacheon, a small town near Jinju in Gyeongsangnam-do South Korea, is looking for qualified and certified substitute teacher for a 6-month period from January to June 2020.

The substitute teacher will be responsible for ESL for three months and then middle and high school English for three months.

Gyeongnam International Foreign School (GIFS) is a small but diverse co-ed Pre-K-12 educational institution catering to expats who have moved to South Korea for work. We pride ourselves on delivering a quality educational experience both in the class and through our extra-curricular activities.

Experience and expectations:

Classroom experience from elementary to high school
A dynamic and enthusiastic personality to deliver engaging lessons to

students and facilitate learning
Experience in or ability to meet American Common Core State Standards,

Cambridge/IGCSE, and IBDP
Certified / accredited Teacher
Experience and willingness to work in a collaborative environment
Willing and able to try new educational approaches and be

technologically competent
Competent to modify programme and pedagogy where necessary
IB PYP/MYP/DP experience not required, but a bonus
Ability to develop and execute creative learning opportunities based

on student needs, interests, and school standards
Develop and maintain communication with parents regarding academic

A dynamic, flexible, and enthusiastic personality to motivate students

while teaching multiple grade levels.
The ability to develop and maintain student behavior and discipline

Cooperate with colleagues to evaluate and enhance curricular programs

for academic excellence.
As a small school, any additional teaching credentials are a plus

(Computers, ESL etc)
Experience and willingness to be a part of our after-school activities

We offer:

The opportunity to be part of a growing and developing school
A truly international student body with small focused classroom

A friendly close-knit, dedicated and hard-working team
A clean environment that has excellent opportunities for nature lovers

Documents required:

Scanned transcripts (for our files, originals are no longer required)
Resume (with a recent photo) and Cover letter, explaining your goals

and motivations for teaching in Korea
1 copy of university diploma
For Canadians, notarized by a notary public and certified by Korean

For others, the diploma needs to be notarized and apostilled.
A scan/copy is fine for the initial application.
Please note that the Korean Ministry of Education may require an

original diploma to be presented after arrival.
Copy of inside passport page with name, photo, date of birth, and

nationality clearly shown.
Two letters of recommendation, written by former employers with

contact information for checking references.
Copy of teacher certification and or other relevant certifications.
Applicant's Health Statement (after offer of employment is made,

please note that drug tests have been fully reinstated by Korean

A criminal record check certificate. Again, scan is fine for initial

In order to accept the position at GIFS, a criminal record certificate

must be prepared in advance. Please note Federal checks are now

required (not state or local municipality).
All documents can be submitted through mail or e-mail.

The initial documents that must be submitted are the resume and cover letter. We recommend you start collecting the other documents as well, as the collection process can be time-consuming.

It is also important for you to be up to date on the latest Korean employment and immigration rules and regulations. Therefore, we strongly advise you to please contact your nearest Korean consulate to confirm any recent changes.

Interviews and Contact Details:

Either by Skype or in person at the school if possible.

Please send Skype contact information with resume or cover letter to:

Peter Lynch at [email protected]

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