Teach English Abroad Korea, Seoul

ESL teachers for our English Village in Suyu, Seoul

Teach English Abroad

Teach English Abroad

English Villages are a camp-based teaching environment where students participate in immersive situation-based classes (for example; Police Station, Airplane, Bank Cooking Class, etc…) to enjoy learning English in real life situations and get away from their daily school and academy schedules. Unlike academies or Hagwons, our classes are theme based, full of activities, games and crafts (NO TESTS, QUIZZES, OR BOOKS).
Students come to us for their school field trips or as part of a weekend, summer or winter camp program. Our mission is to help those students associate English with fun instead of fear. To give students a positive experience with English instead of just pressure and test scores.
Job details:
1.Class length: 45 mins (with 15 minute breaks between each class)
2.Students age: kindergarten through to adult. (mostly kindergarten and elementary.)
3.Class size: 10-15 students (in the case of group activities, for example, sports; quiz games; or indoor games, teachers may have to teach several class groups at once. You will be trained in group management during your initial training period)
4.Hours: Teachers work 8:45 am to 6:00 pm (with 1 hour 15 minutes lunch break)
5.Attitude: English Village teachers must have an outgoing and fun personality to suit the style of our classes.
6.Preparation: Lesson plans and materials are provided for you, but it is the teacher’s responsibility to check those plans and materials ahead of time.
7.Programming: In the event that a teacher has a free class period, that teacher is expected to be in the office to assist in the preparation of materials, classes etc.
8.Lesson Planning: During allocated “development weeks” teachers will work with the programming team to develop new lesson plans and materials, for example: PowerPoint presentations.
Pros to working at SEV:
1.Live for free on campus – You’ll have a lengthy 1 minute walk to school every day. Plus no bills to pay, no food to buy! You can easily save up to reach those traveling goals or pay off your student debt.
2.A large fun and friendly community of foreigner teachers - Not only will you gain the experience of living in a new culture but you’ll meet plenty of new friends from English speaking countries. There’s never a dull moment with over 20 foreign teachers.
3.Teach awesome classes – This includes darts, ultimate Frisbee, dodgeball, swimming, cooking and much more. You’ll want to stay at school all day.
4.You get paid on time - Being owned by one of the most reputable education companies in Korea ensures that you can trust your paycheck will be there every month.
5.All you need is a bachelor’s degree - You don’t even need teaching experience!
6.Airfare provided - Who can say no to a free flight?
7.Severance Bonus - Get an extra months pay after completing the best year of your life.
9.No calling parents – Unless you love talking to parents in a language you don’t speak, you won’t complain.
10.No report cards – Seriously, who likes writing report cards?
11. Bookwork to a minimal – When students ask you to play games in class, believe or not we actually have to comply.
12.One and a half hour long meal break – Yes, this means you can go home and take a nap during lunch.
13.Seven Eleven on campus – Providing you with unhealthy snacks in between classes.
14.The best of both worlds – If you love nature we are near the ever so popular Bukhansan Mountain. If natures not your thing, we are within 30 minutes of downtown Seoul.
1.Salary: From 2.0 ~ 2.2 Million won. (may be higher depending on qualifications and experience)
2.Vacation: 15 days paid vacation plus all national holidays.(vacation days can be taken whenever except during the months of (January, July and August)
3.Insurance: 50/50 contribution to medical and pension
4.Housing: On campus accommodation will be provided. Couple accommodation is available. Free internet and laundry facilities are provided.
5.Food: Breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided while students are on campus.
6.Airfare: Prepaid ticket to Korea will be provided. Upon completion of a one-year contract, a ticket home will be provided.
7.Korean Classes: Half price Korean language lessons at YBM headquarters.
8.Pension refund: available for Americans, Australians and Canadians.
9.Severance: Upon completion of one year contract. (Equivalent to one month salary.)

Start Dates: 

We have positions starting in May and June 2019. Teachers will be required to arrive two or three days before their first scheduled work day.
1.Hold a valid passport from one of the following native English-speaking countries; USA, Canada, UK, New Zealand, Ireland, Australia and South Africa
2.Have a minimum of a BA/BS degree in any field
3.Photocopy of diploma – this must be apostille certified.
4.National level criminal background check – this must be issued within 6 months and apostille certified.
5.Self-assessed health statement – this must be accurate and truthful.
A medical check at a designated hospital is required on arrival to Korea. Teachers may be deported if it is found their self assessment was inaccurate or untruthful.
6.Must be a native speaker of English
7.Teachers with a completed TEFL or TESOL (and/or teaching experience) will be given priority in the hiring process.


1. Resume
2. Recent photo
3. Scanned copy of your diploma
4. Teachers who have any previous teaching experience, should provide a reference letter and/or employment verification letter from their previous employer(s).
5. A short cover letter outlining your teaching philosophy and why you want to apply for this job.

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