Teach English in Korea
START DATE: May 2014
As a member of our professional team, you will strive to deliver high-quality lessons to adults and young learners, and will offer the flexibility and team-working skills necessary to work in a centre that provides a diversity of courses to a broad range of enthusiastic students. These positions would be especially suited to those wishing to work in a dynamic team environment and who are looking to develop professionally and offer the chance to earn and save well in a modern Asian city with a well-developed infrastructure and low crime rate.
We offer a competitive package including flights from the UK (or equivalent) to post, baggage allowance, settling-in allowance and medical insurance. Salaries differ depending on the country and on your qualifications.
To be considered you should:
• have an undergraduate degree and be TEFL qualified (i.e. Cambridge CELTA/Trinity CertTESOL)
• have at least two years post-certificate relevant teaching experience gained from a variety of relevant age groups and levels
• be highly proficient in English
• be committed to undertaking further professional training
CVs and resumes will not be accepted as formal applications.
Please visit our recruitment portal at http://jobs.britishcouncil.org for more information about the requirements as well as the start dates and application deadlines.
We regret that only short-listed applicants will be notified.
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