LINGUIST List 7.957

Mon Jul 1 1996

Jobs: EFL job in Korea

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  1. GyongGu Shin, EFL job in Korea

Message 1: EFL job in Korea

Date: Mon, 01 Jul 1996 08:10:03 +0700
From: GyongGu Shin <>
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 

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
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