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Ready for the adventure of a lifetime?

Simply fill out this short application form and we’ll be in touch really soon with great jobs and all the latest gossip from the streets of Korea. Remember to upload a professional photograph that shows off your wonderful personality!

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NOTE: DUE TO THE VERY COMPETITIVE JOB MARKET IN KOREA, APPLICANTS WHO ARE FLEXIBLE ON LOCATION WILL STAND A MUCH HIGHER CHANCE OF BEING PLACED

Contact Details

First Name *
Last Name *
Sex Male
Female
Phone Number *
Skype ID **required for some job interviews
Email Address *
Current Address *
Current City *
Current State/Province/Region *
Postal/Zip Code *
Country *

Personal Details

Age
Birthdate *
Nationality *
Degree you Hold *
University Name *
Major in university
University Location
Previous ESL Experience Yes
No
If you have worked in Korea before, please include the name of school and directors phone number or e-mail address. New schools will always ask for this.
Previous Teaching Experience Yes
No
Certifications
Do You Have Any Medical Conditions that an overseas employer should be aware of ? Yes
No
If yes, please explain.
Have You Ever Been Convicted Of a Criminal Offense? Yes
No
If yes, please explain.
Are you applying with a friend, partner, or spouse ?

Teaching Preferences

Earliest start date *
Desired Location
Tell us about your desired location
Desired Teaching Level
Please select the levels that you are willing to teach. Typically an ESL Language Institute will offer language classes for more than one level so being slightly flexible is suggested. If Adult is selected please be prepared to work a split shift.
Kindergarten
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Adult
no preference
Are you willing to work on the weekend? Yes
No

Required Docs

Attach your photo; Keep it professional and ensure you are smiling *
Attach your resume; Microsoft Word format ONLY. No PDFs. *
Which required documents do you already have? Copy of university diploma with apostille. **This must have an apostille. (If you are Canadian, it must have a stamp/verification from your nearest Korean consulate.)
Two sealed university transcripts **NOTE: You need one if you take a public school position. And, some consulates in home countries are also asking for one, so it’s best to have two to be prepared.
Passport
Original apostilled criminal background check (FBI level if you are American, nationwide check for any other nationality). If you are Canadian, it must have a stamp/verification from your nearest Korean consulate)
I have ALL my documents in hand and can start within the month. Yes
No
Please explain what documents you have now, what you have ordered, what you are waiting for, or if you have not started. (If you have all, just write ALL).
In 3-5 sentences, sell us on you. Why would you make a good ESL teacher in South Korea? (We often pass this along to our schools, so sell yourself!)
Where Did You Hear About Say Kimchi Recruiting? *
If a referral, who referred you?
Terms * I have read and agree to these terms
 

Congratulations – you are one step closer to starting your adventure with Say Kimchi Recruiting! Please check your email as we will be sending you a welcome email with important information shortly! (Please remember to check your SPAM folder too)

But in the meantime, make sure you have completed the following steps to ensure you are ahead of the game:

  1. Be sure to upload your introduction video to YouTube and send us the link. We share this with potential schools, and it helps schools “meet” you across the many miles. So dress up like you’re going to work, and show us some of that beautiful personality!
  2. Like Us On Facebook to stay up to date with our latest jobs and news from Korea.
  3. Consider enrolling in an Online TEFL Course to boost your chances of standing out to employers

That’s all for now! Thanks again for your application and we look forward to helping you secure a fantastic position in South Korea