25 Public Schools in the Gyeongsangnamdo Region

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Changwon – https://www.changwon.go.kr/language/main.do

Jinju – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jinju

Gojae Island – http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/ATR/SI_EN_3_1_1_1.jsp?cid=264228

Yangsan – http://www.yangsan.go.kr/en/main.do


& everywhere else!


Go provincial and get the real Korean experience.  Live life + learn as much Korean as possible – Hike the mountains + enjoy the coastal south and warm climate.


The Gyeongsangnamdo Office of Education is currently recruiting.  See their website here – dowajo.org.  See the picture inside and get a glimpse of life here + read about what the position entails.


If you’ve applied to EPIK – and you want to have more choice in the location – you can do that here.  Plus you can have a preference about the age group that you teach in.


These positions also come with an EPIK contract.  Only 22 classes per week – that’s it.  Structured working day – and you never have to take any work home – not ever.


This provincial region also has the highest pay bracket – 2.2m as a start, going all the way up to a maximum of 2.95m won per month.


Benefits are as standard –

•         Orientation

•         Rent-free single furnished apartment near your school

•         300,000 won one-time settlement allowance

•         Round-trip airfare allowance of 2,600,000 won

•         18 working (not calendar) days paid vacation + national holidays (5 weeks in total)

•         Medical contributions

•         Pension contributions

•         1 month salary bonus on completion of contract

•         Sick paid leave allowance

•         Special leave allowance

•         1 week additional paid vacation (6 weeks in total) if you renew your contract after the first year + increase in pay + renewal bonus 2.0m won

•         Korean co-teacher to assist with your classes


As a Korean Horizons Teacher, you will also receive :

  1. Airport pickup by us personally, hotel (a BUSINESS Hotel – not a Love Hotel!) for 1 evening & transport to the education office / school.
  2. Free Dinner and breakfast together with us + all of the arrival teachers
  3. Introduction pack (including a Travel Adapter, a Travel Card, Flask, a Travel Guide, a Lonely Planet Phrasebook & other goodies)
  4. Order anything you like using our interest-free Supermarket credit service from any online Korean store & pay us back once you get paid your salary.


These are for a March 1st start date.  1st April, 1st May – 1st of every month is also possible.  This region has more than 500 schools and as such; there are always vacancies.


So – why not apply?  If you want to – email your resume to Alistair@KoreanHorizons.com

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