Kwangju Women's University has a teaching position available for a native English speaker from March 1, 2008 to February 28, 2009.
KWU is a smaller university located in Gwangju in the southern part of the Republic of Korea. It's the fifth largest city in South Korea and is growing very quickly. Being situated in the heart of a large agricultural area, the life style is a little quieter and slower than that of the bigger cities. Gwangju is about 3 hours away from Seoul with lots of convenient bus service as well as train and air service. The private campus of KWU is nestled at the bottom of a popular mountain for hikers and the landscaping on campus is beautiful so you feel like you're living in a park. A five-minute walk puts you in the local residential area for all immediate necessities and buses to the downtown area. The university students (all female of course) have a lot of spirit and pride for their campus life even if their general level of English is lower than at bigger universities.
The position is with the Foreign Language Education Center of KWU. We are looking for a full-time English instructor with a professional attitude, a passion for teaching all age groups and a willingness to be flexible as part of a 2 person team. As well as teaching various English classes to university students, the successful applicant will teach 2 children's classes for a total of 6 hours a week and usually one adult conversation class in the evening. Sometimes there is a demand to teach off-campus but that varies according to demand.
- teach a minimum of 15 hours per week.
- keep a minimum of 2 to 3 office hours per week and be available for
- maintain academic records, assist with placement tests, assign grades,
write reports as required and assist other faculty when needed.
- Native English Speaker
- Preference will be given for prior teaching experience and some form
of TESOL certification.
1. Letter of introduction
2. Resume with recent photo
(Please e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org for form.)
3. Copy of degree(s) and any TESOL/TEFL certification
4. Copies of transcripts
5. Copy of passport
6. Copy of Alien Registration Card
All documents should be sent by mail, E-mail or fax to:
Kwangju Women's University,
International Education Center,
Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju 506-713
Republic of Korea