Teach English in South Korea with EPIK!

Now hiring for Kindergarten, Primary, and Secondary School Positions

Teach English in South Korea with EPIK

About EPIK:

EPIK is the public school program run by South Korea’s Ministry of Education, Science and Technology. There are over 700 jobs available with EPIK every 6 months. Earn a great salary plus amazing benefits such as paid accommodation, airfare, vacation, and health coverage!

The job application for the 2018 spring term is now open for metropolitan and rural teaching positions. Apply now to start in August! Teaching experience is not required!

Get Full Support During Every Stage of Your Job Application…

Join thousands of OnTESOL graduates who went to South Korea with EPIK. Our recruitment service is completely free of charge! Apply through OnTESOL and our recruitment team will help you stand out during the application and interview stages. You will also work closely with an EPIK-approved recruiter who will help you process your documentation and contracts from the moment you apply to the day you start teaching.

…And Beyond The Classroom!

Those who complete the TESOL course with OnTESOL and take advantage of our free job placement in South Korea are invited to work in the TESOL Expert program. Get up to $200 in cash rewards, for helping other EPIK teachers with their lesson planning! Check out the OnTESOL blog for great articles written by EPIK teachers on how to supplement the textbook with authentic material!

700+ Jobs Available in Many Locations!

EPIK English Program in Korea - Teach at public schools in KoreaYou can apply to teach English in any of the following national, metropolitan and provincial offices of education :

1- EPIK nationwide (including the metropolitan cities of Busan, Daegu, Incheon, Gwangju, Daejeon, Ulsan, Sejeong & within the provinces of Gangwon, Chungnam, Chungbuk, Gyeongsangnamdo, Gyungbuk, Jeonbuk, Jeonnam & Jeju)   (Available February and August each year)

2- Gyeongsangnamdo (Changwon, Masan, Yangsan, Jinju, Sacheon, Goseong & Others)  province – (Available 1st of every month)

3- Chungcheonnamdo (Cheonan, Nonsan, Boryeong, Taean & Others) province –  (Available each month)

4- Seoul Metropolitan City –  (Available February and August each year)

About The Job:

    Earn 1.8-2.7 million won* per month plus paid accommodation, airfare allowance for entry and exit, vacation pay, health coverage, and many more benefits!
  • All contracts are for 1 full year.
  • 22 classes per week:  1 elementary class would be 40 minutes & a middle or high school class would be 50 minutes each.
  • Hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm.   Monday to Friday.  No weekends, No split shifts.


The Recruitment Process:

Only recruitment agencies approved by EPIK can place you in South Korea. OnTESOL works with Korean Horizons to help candidates throughout the recruitment process.

Step 1- Application: Submit job application with resume and lesson plan. OnTESOL will provide you with feedback to make corrections on your lesson plan.

Step 2- Phone interview: Korean Horizons will schedule your phone interview with EPIK.

Step 3- Documentation: Korean Horizons will send your documents to EPIK, includes the copies your university degree/s, letters of recommendation, copy of TESOL certification, and Criminal Background Check.

Step 4- Work Visa: After EPIK receives your documents, they will send your job contract to the closest South Korean embassy, where you will have to sign the contract and pick up your work visa.

Step 5- Go! You will be given the date to fly to South Korea to attend Orientation Week. Airport pick-up is included.

Job Requirements:

University degree
TESOL / TEFL certificate: Minimum 120-hour TESOL / TEFL certificate.
Native speaker: from Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa
Age: 22-54