ESL Teacher Needed at POLY Gangdong in Seoul / August 2024

Company Name: POLY Gangdong

Date Posted :
Date Posted :

Job Details

Visa Type
Education Level
Bachelor's Degree
Career Level
Entry Level
English: Native
Job Type
Education > Language center
Play-based LearningELLEnglishESLReadingSpeakingWritingListeningPhonicsGrammar
Student Type
Kindergarten & Elementary
Job Start Time

Mon., Wed., & Fri., 9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M., Tue., & Thu., 9:00 A.M. - 6:45 P.M.

Start Date
Aug 12, 2024

Job Description


1. Role and Responsibilities


POLY is looking for qualified homeroom teachers to serve as kindergarten to elementary school-age teachers. You will be teaching mainly kindergarten classes in the mornings with elementary classes in the afternoons.


You will be responsible for the following: 

• Plan, prepare, and deliver lessons
• Grade regular homework assignments
• Prepare and create tests and examinations
• Track and report students’ performance and give feedback
• Teach advanced English level kindergarten students ages 6-7 speaking, stories, arts and crafts, phonics, reading, and writing
• Teach advanced English level elementary school students through speaking and writing, reading, grammar, and book discussion classes


2. Candidate Qualifications


All candidates must;

• 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
• F-visa holders
• Apostilled Diploma and Criminal Background Check
• Must be physically and mentally healthy.


3. Working Conditions


• Student Type: Kindergarten and Elementary
• Curriculum: Curriculum and lesson plans provided.
• Working Hours: Mon., Wed., & Fri., 9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M., Tue., & Thu., 9:00 A.M. - 6:45 P.M.

• Lunch: Teachers are not required to eat with students

• Teaching Hours: 40 classes per week
• Teacher Training: Provided
• Teaching Staff: 10 Native English Teachers



From 2.4 million KRW monthly and up(negotiable depending on experience)


• Insured with the 3 National Insurances.
• Severance Pay: Paid upon the completion of employment (minimum 1-year contract)
• Vacation: 11 days plus National Korean Holidays
• Airfare: One-way back home reimbursed for candidates upon completion of the contract


Housing Provided, Housing Allowance Provided

Single housing provided by the school.
Or teachers can opt for housing allowance instead.


Preliminary questions for the school to gain more information about the applicant.

  1. Where were you born and raised?
  2. Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, are they able to be covered or removed at work?
  3. Do you have any health issues your future employer needs to accommodate?


2nd floor, Seonjin Building,, 1553, Yangjae-daero, Gangdong-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea

View in Google Maps



How to apply


If you have any additional questions or concerns, please send a message directly to the school or recruiter.

POLY Gangdong

POLY Gangdong POLY Inspiration Inc. (POLY) is an English language institute that targets "repatriated students" returning to Korea from overseas and "English talented students" within Korea, aiming to enhance English Only Policy (EOP) in an ESL envir...

See more
POLY Gangdong
Company Type
Academic Systems
@Kindergarten, @Elementary,

TheWorknPlay shall not be considered responsible for any damages or losses incurred from the use of this site. Users are solely responsible for all content posted by themselves. When applying for jobs, never provide credit card information, bank account information, or perform any monetary transactions. If you are asked to do so by a recruiter or an employer on TheWorknPlay, please contact us at Please view our Privacy and Terms of Service here.