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Mon Jul 1 1996

Jobs: EFL job in Korea

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Message 1: EFL job in Korea

Date: Mon, 01 Jul 1996 08:10:03 +0700
From: GyongGu Shin <gshinorion.tamu.edu>
Subject: EFL job in Korea
The Language Education Center of Chonnam National University is 
seeking EFL teachers specialized in teaching children.

1. Qualifications: MA or higher degree holders in TESL/TEFL. 
Native or near-native speakers of English. Graduate TESL 
certificate holders are encouraged to apply.

2. Job description: Instructors teach three EFL classes per day 
for a total of 15 classroom hours per week, up to 20 hours, 
attend a weekly teachers' meeting, and help with administrative 
duties such as interviewing, counseling and program development. 

3. Length of teaching sessions: There are six 7-week sessions 
per year beginning in January, March, May, July, September, 
November with approx. one week between sessions. Children's 
classes range from level 1 to level 6, beginner to high 
intermediate 5th and 6th graders. 

4. Salary: For 15 hours per week, 630 contact hours per year, the 
salary is 15,000,000 won per year (approx. U.S.$18,000 to 
19,000). Overtime pay is 20,000 won per hour, approx. U.S.$25. 
The salary varies in accordance with the qualification. 

5. Benefits: Teachers are provided with a private room in a 
furnished, shared apartment on campus; medical and dental 
coverage for U.S.$20/month; 6 weeks paid vacation in December and 
August; approx. U.S.$400 initial settlement allowance upon 
arrival. Tax exemption under current Korean tax laws for the U.S. 
citizens. Assistant professorships and an extra approx. U.S.$125 
per month is provided to a Ph.D. degree holder with two years 
teaching experience.

6. Location: Chonnam National University with 22,000 students is 
the major research university in Kwangju city (pop. 1.3 mil.) 
located about 300 kilometers away from Seoul. For more informa
tion see www.chonnam.ac.kr/http_docs/language/ehome.htm. 

7. Internship: MA TESL candidates may participate in a supervised 
teaching practicum for one or two sessions. Interns are given 
round-trip airfare up to U.S.$1000 and a home stay (room and board). 

Applications are accepted on an on-going basis. Contracts may 
begin at any session and are normally signed for one year. 
Please mail, fax or email a curriculum vitae to: 

Gyonggu Shin, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Language Center
Chonnam National University
Bug-gu, Kwangju 500-757, Korea
Phone: 82 62 520 7920
Fax: 82 62 526 5521
email: gshinrs6.chonnam.ac.kr 
	gshinorion.chonnam.ac.kr
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