Korean Government Recruits American Teachers

Since 2007, the Busan Metropolitan Office of Education, in South Korea has been focused on cultivating global talent for education. All 560 schools which are involved in Busan Metropolitan City, from elementary schools to high schools, have hired over six hundred English speaking teachers from the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

Public schools in Busan Metropolitan city in S. Korea opens teaching position for the following fall semester (Contract: Aug. 2012 – July. 2013), and the application deadline would be March 15th. 2012.

The main goal of the teachers chosen for this program will be to assist and teach native Korean teachers and students (1st-12th grade) conversational English. This goal is achieved by American teachers not only teaching English speaking classes, but also their own subjects such as Math, P.E., Music, Science, or the other subjects through the usage of English.

Teachers will be required to work 8 hours per day, 5 days a week (40 hours per week) excluding Korean Holidays. Your commitment with ASST and BusanMetropolitanCitywill be for a full year (52 weeks).


1. Native speaker of English
–Academic: Applicants should be met at least one of the following qualifications
–Bachelor’s degree – major in English, Education, or Communication.
–Master’s degree in any fields.
–TESOL (+100 hours).
–Teaching certificate.

2. Teaching Experience
–Teaching experience in “ESL program/public school/College/University” at least one semester

Applicants do not need to Speak Korean.

Basic Salary:

Would be adjusted by $180~$360 per month depending on teaching certificate, and teaching experience.

Benefits Include (provide for free)

Airfare (round trip).
Housing (fully furnished including TV set).
Compulsory Medical Insurance.

All the income tax will be refunded by both Korea and the United States.

The Application Form and Sample Contract may be accessed on the Symplicity Document Library.