ACA Sunshine Academy Gangnam

ACA Sunshine Academy Gangnam

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Korea, Republic of > Seoul-si > Gangnam-gu

About Us

ACA Sunshine Academy is a kindergarten based in Jeju with campuses in Jeju, Pangyo, Dongjak, and Gangnam. They have a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio, with an average class size of 12 students. There are over 20 special events that the school hosts per year. 

ACA’s mission for students to have a joyful, skillful, enriching, differentiated, and uplifting, flexible, and observable education experience. 

ACA believes learning is a joyful experience. Every ACA student will love coming to school every day. When students come to ACA, they will experience the fun that results from exploring the world intellectually together.

ACA is committed to guiding students through a world-class, enriched curriculum, in ways that engage students and build critical thinking and collaboration skills. Since repetition is kept to a minimum, ACA teachers can build their courses around analysis and discovery. Every ACA teacher works to develop leadership and collaboration skills in their students. These skills are essential for a happy and successful life.


ACA Teachers have designed courses to develop their students’ love for all academic disciplines. The goal of every ACA teacher is to instill a love of their subject area into every student – both those who have an affinity for their area and those who have not yet discovered their passions.

Low teacher-to-student ratios allow us to differentiate for students to see their progress. This removes the pressure to move in sync with other students. Inspiring students, by balancing challenge and support, builds life-long confidence and a love for learning. ACA’s academic content is several years above grade level, but the methods teachers use is age appropriate. This makes ACA students’ learning experience meaningful, successful, and fun.

ACA teachers are committed to helping each student become the best version of themselves. ACA’s program guides young people into gaining a deeper understanding of their identity, their personal goals, and their social skills.

Individual students are the heart of ACA. ACA’s highly experienced teachers are free to adapt their curriculum to the needs and interests of the students in their classrooms. This allows teachers the maximum freedom to build on their students’ existing strengths and passions.

At ACA, you will see students chatting or debating academic content as they walk down the hall. You’ll hear them laughing with each other and their teachers. You’ll note the deep respect that students and teachers have for one another. You’ll see their English studies come to life in a natural way.


The class schedule starts at 8:50 A.M. and ends at 3:20 P.M. There will be 1 Native English Teacher and 1 Korean Teacher for each class as Homeroom Teachers. ACA students will learn from an American-based curriculum. 

Kindergarten, Age 4
2021-2022 is the first year of kindergarten designed for 4-year-olds. 

The Main Subjects are: 
ABC Theme Studies, Everyday English, Phonics, Art, Gym, Motor Skills, and Numbers/Creativity/Storytelling, and Korean


Kindergarten, Ages 5-7
These students will be starting their school life and be able to successfully adapt socially and develop a positive self-image. This early childhood education will nurture them as future members of society. 

At ACA, children are provided with diverse cultural content. ACA teachers will nurture their curiosity every day, in order for them to discover and maximize their hidden potential through active participation in their learning. 

Students will also participate in After School Club Activities from 3:30 P.M. – 5:20 P.M.

The Main Subjects are: 
Theme Studies, Wonders, Phonics, Brain Bank, Coding, Theater, Writing, and Numbers/Creativity/Gym/Choir


Location Description



Seoul is a megacity, with just under 10 million inhabitants in the main city and 25 million in Gyeonggi province. A 24-hour city, Seoul has an intense work-hard, play-hard culture. The booming metropolis fuses tradition and modernity. At the same time, retail therapy and cutting-edge technology—Wi-Fi even in parks!—reign in Seoul. The city integrates an urban landscape with large green spaces, making it a great destination for nature buffs and city fans. Seoul is experiencing a growing multicultural influence.


The climate of Seoul is considered both humid subtropical and humid continental. Summers are hot and humid and the East Asian monsoon has a strong impact on Seoul's weather from June to July. Winters are usually cold and dry, although the city gets an average of 28 days of snow per year. The average January low temperature for Seoul is 21 degrees F (-6 degrees C) and the average August high temperature is 85 degrees F (29.5 degrees C).


The Cheongdam-dong, Apgujeong-dong areas are famous for fashion, arts, video, animation, and distribution. Samsung-dong and Nonhyeon-dong are specialized in art gallery, pottery, and furniture business. Also recently, the area of Poi-dong is getting popular with venture enterprises with balanced developments. Moreover, Gangnam is a district where most of citizens reside in high-class apartment houses and large apartment complexes. It has convenient conditions with balanced formation of large department stores, cultural facilities, and green belts for the daily lives of citizens.


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ESL Teachers Wanted at ACA Sunshine Academy Gangnam

1. Role and Responsibilities You will be a homeroom teacher for our Kindergarten students and teach after-school club activities in the afternoon. Follow the premade curriculum, but also use your creativity and imagination to make the classes more fun and enjoyable for the students. You will be responsible for the following: • Teach phonics, pronunciation, and basic reading and writing skills • Sing, dance, roleplay, and create art with students • Follow a textbook and syllabus for easy lesson prep • Add your own activities to help students learn better • Meet learning goals and track student improvement • Attend meetings, workshops, and special events required by the institute • Actively engage students in the learning process • Recognize the needs of individual students and the entire group 2. Candidate Qualifications • Native English Speaker • Have a minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution • Holds or is eligible for the E-2 visa with USA, CAN, UK, AUS, NZ, IRE, or SA citizenship • Hold an F-visa with USA, CAN, UK, AUS, NZ, IRE, or SA citizenship or Korean citizenship • Apostilled Diploma and Criminal Background Check • Must be physically and mentally healthy. 3. Working Conditions • Student Type: Kindergarten • Curriculum: Curriculum and lesson plans provided • Working Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M. • Teaching Hours: 120 hours per month • Class Size: 10-15 students per class • Teacher Training: Provided

Korea, Republic of > Seoul-si > Gangnam-gu
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120 Irwon-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea