Seeking a middle/high school science teacher in Korea to join us for the 2023-24 academic year, beginning late August

Date of Job Posted: Monday, May 8, 2023

Gwacheon, just south of Seoul. We are a small community established in a lovely natural setting on a hillside with trees, flowers, gardens, a nature trail, and beautiful views of Gwanak Mountain. We have a diverse student body with fantastic parental and community support. WCA follows a Canadian curriculum and is accredited by the Middle States Association Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS), the National Council for Private School Accreditation (NCPSA) and Accreditation International (Ai).

We are seeking a middle/high school science teacher to join us for the 2023-24 academic year, beginning late August 2023. The teacher is responsible for teaching the following classes:

- General Science 9
- General Science 10
- Biology 11
- Biology OR Chemistry OR Physics 12
- an additional class or mentor position TBD

We offer small class sizes, paid vacations, and a competitive salary based on experience. The ideal candidate holds an F-class visa (or is a Korean national), has teaching experience, and is a certified educator (or is enrolled in a certification program).

Working Conditions:

- Working hours: Monday to Friday from 8:15AM to 4:00PM

- Staff Meetings: usually two Wednesdays each month, from 3:40 to 4:40PM

- Supervision: one or two lunch recesses during the week


- Salary ranges from KRW 2.4-3.8 million depending on experience, degrees, and teaching license/credential

- Paid winter, spring, and summer vacation (12 weeks per year)

- No sports coaching or after-school programs, no mandatory winter or summer camps, no weekends

- Organically-based lunches (provided free of charge at the school's cafeteria)

- Tuition waiver for children

- Small class sizes (less than 15)

- Medical insurance, severance, pension

- Teaching contracts can be renewed for additional years of employment

- Key money loan of up to KRW 10 million to secure housing

Please email a cover letter and resume with at least two professional references ASAP, as we hope to fill this position soon!

Contact Information:

Westminster Canadian Academy

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