Tuesday, October 21, 2014

English Teaching Opportunity in Korea

The "Teach and Learn in Korea" or TaLK Program is the South Korean Government-Sponsored English Teaching Program offering native English speakers an opportunity to teach Elementary students in rural areas in South Korea.

Established in 2008 and looking forward to our recruitment for the 2015 year, the TaLK Program participants, or, "TaLK Scholars," engage in arranged classes for 15 hours per week from Monday to Friday with plenty of time to explore the nation, meet other adventure-minded young people, and experience a truly unique culture.

Benefits include:

·  1 year (6 Months for exceptional cases)
·  15 hours a week
·  Placement in rural areas in Elementary Schools
·  Accommodation
·  Co-scholar teaching partners to assist you while you teach
·  Entrance and Exit Allowances for your flight at 1.3 million Korean Won each way
·  Monthly stipend of 1.5 million Korean Won (Approximately 1,400 US Dollars)
·  Sponsored Field Trips or cultural allowance
·  One-month teaching training orientation
·  Settlement allowance (300,000 Korean Won)
·  Scholarship certification of completion
·  Vacation Leave (7 days for 6 month contracts, 14 days for 1 year contracts)

We recruit citizens from: Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, UK, and the USA.

Education Requirement: Associate’s degree or enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree Program (3rd year or higher).
Please review your eligibility before you apply at the site.

All eligible applicants should apply today at www.talk.go.kr 

The TaLK Program is offered biannually, with assignments starting at the beginning of February (spring term) and August (fall term). The Seoul TaLK Office has a rolling acceptance system so applications submitted to local application offices after the deadlines will be forwarded to the Seoul TaLK Office for review and will be placed on a waitlist for the next term.

Please note that we are currently accepting applications for both the Spring and Fall 2015 intake periods.

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