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Two English teachers required by Kindergarten on beautiful Geoje Island, South Korea.

Posted by: Yesra Wow English Centre

Posted date: 2011-Jan-12

Location: Geoje Island

Yesra Kindercare / Wow English Centre are looking for two English teachers to join their staff this spring. The Kindergarten is located in Geoje ,  a beautiful, island-based city of around 250,000 people, located 30-minutes drive from South Korea’s second largest city, Busan. During the summer, Geoje is one of the peninsula’s most popular tourist destinations, thanks to its clement weather and fantastic beaches.

The kindergarten has a teaching staff of 20 teachers, which includes 4 English teachers. It has a student population of 240, aged between 2- and 6-years old.  You be required to teach for around four hours per day, from Monday to Thursday. On Fridays teaching hours are either reduced, or replaced with school trips.

We are looking for two energetic, well-organized, professional and presentable native English teachers (preferably a couple, although close friends will be considered), with relevant experience and a love of working with children.

Job Details:

  • Contact time: 40 hours a week.
  • Teaching time:  20 hours or less a week.


The successful candidates will receive:

  • A highly competitive annual salary totaling KRW 30-million (KRW 2.5-million per month), split into monthly payments and a work completion bonus.
  • Two flight allowances of KRW 750,000, for flights to and from Korea.
  • An additional KRW 100,000 monthly payment,  for teachers with relevant experience.
  • A contribution of up to KRW 100,000, each month, to cover house utilities (gas, electricity, Internet, cable TV).
  • Two performance-dependent bonuses,  paid during the summer and winter holiday.
  • A fully furnished apartment, provided free of charge. This is only two minutes walk from the school and 10 minutes walk from the town centre. It is also only 30 minutes drive from Korea’s second city, Busan.
  • A compact, company car, with insurance paid for by the school, for use at weekends and during holidays.
  • all national holidays, plus an additional week in the summer and the winter. A further week shall be given in February if performance is satisfactory.
  • 50% of Korean National Health Insurance and Pension contributions, paid by the school.
  • Support and assistance throughout the visa application process.


  • Native English speaker.
  • UK, USA,  Australian, New Zealand or Canadian citizen.
  • A University Degree.
  • Able to provide a police check showing a clear criminal background.
  • Able to start work, by April 17th 2011.
  • Able to provide all the necessary documentation (original degree certificate, 2 x sealed transcripts, an Apostilled police check) for the visa application before the end of March 2011. 
  • A love of working with children.
  • An interest in living and working abroad.
  • A presentable, professional appearance.


  • At least one year’s experience teaching English to children overseas.
  • A recognized TEFL or TESOL qualification.

 Please send your CVs to Meka Walters / Hamish McNair at: nolies1016(at)  


Useful links:

Geoje Island home page:

Geoje Teacher Group, facebook:!/group.php?gid=2331 6238780

Korean national holidays, 2011:

Job Title Two English teachers required by Kindergarten on beautiful Geoje Island, South Korea.
Post Details
Start Date April 17th, 2011
Posted By Yesra Wow English Centre
Contract Length 1 year
Salary KRW 2.5-million per month
Cell Phone
Email nolies1016(at)
Location Geoje Island
Deadline 2011-Jan-31
Location Location -> Gyeongsangnam-do
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Classification Job Classification -> Private Academy -> Teacher of Children