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Recruiting Foreign English Instructors
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Korea Science Academy(KSA)
of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Recruiting Foreign English Instructors

KSA of KAIST, a special high school for students gifted in mathematics and science, is looking for competent and sincere foreign English instructors who will work in the ECC (English Communication Center) and in the English Department.

1. Employment areas and positions



English Communication Center(ECC) and Dept. of English

A native speaker of English with at least a Bachelor’s degree.


A person who is proficient in Korean and English, such as a Korean-American or a bilingual person (a person who has Korean nationality is not eligible)


2. Preferred qualifications
  • A person with an official teacher’s certificate
  • A person with a master’s degree on English or Education
  • A person who can teach TOEFL or SAT courses

3. Term of Employment
  • 1 year (from February 1, 2010 to January 31, 2011)
  • The term of employment can be renewed by mutual written agreement between employer and employee.

4. Working Hours
  • Eight (8) hours per day for five (5) calendar days per week, Monday to Friday
5. Working Condition
  • Monthly Salary:Starts at 2,500,000 KRW (negotiable).
  • Housing: Furnished housing provided.
  • Severance pay: equivalent to one month's salary.
  • Compulsory medical insurance: 50% of premiums paid by employer.
  • National Pension: 50% of contributions paid by employer.

6. Selection Process
  • Stage 1: Evaluation of submitted documents (KSA will give individual notice)
  • Stage 2: Interview and open class lecture (30mins. each)
  • - Only for applicants who pass stage 1
    - Under unavoidable circumstances, the open class lecture can be substituted with a recorded class or be exempted by the principal.
    - If the applicant cannot have a face-to-face interview at KSA, the interview will be done by real-time video or telephone.
  • The final decision will be notified on November 30.

7. Required Documents to be submitted
  • Application form [attached KSA's form]
  • Certificate of every academic degree (Copy of the diploma)
  • A photocopy of the passport
  • 2 or more recommendation letters
    Optional Documents
  • Certified documents of career and awards
  • Certificate of qualification or official teacher's certificate
    Requirements after selected for employment at KSA
  • Medical examination report (issued within 1 year)
  • Criminal record check (affixed with the relevant nation's Apostille or verified by the local Korean consulate)
  • Sealed transcript (must be issued by the University)
  • Certificate of degree (Applicants may choose one of the following documents)
    - The original copy of the certificate (having it sealed as a legitimate copy)
    - The copy of the diploma (verified by the Korean consulate)
    - The certificate of academic degree/certificate of graduation (must be legalized through an apostille or verified by the local Korean consulate)

8. Application Period:
  • Applications must be submitted between September 14 and October 30, 2009 in person or by mail.
  • Mailed applications must be postmarked by October 30, 2009.
  • If you cannot submit your applications in person or by mail, you may send them by e-mail. But, when you visit KSA for the interview, you have to submit original copies of them.
  • If the document is lost while it is being sent by mail, you are responsible for them.
9. Important Reminder
  • Giving false information will result in the termination of the employment contract at any time before or after employment.
  • If the documents are not properly made out, the applicant is responsible for them.
  • If there are not enough qualified applicants, the positions may not be filled.

10. Contact Information
  • For more information: Ms. Yeonmee Choo
  • Address: Korea Science Academy of KAIST
    (614-822) 899 Danggam 3-Dong, Busanjin-Gu, Busan, South Korea
    (우614-822) 대한민국 부산시 부산진구 당감3동 899번지 한국과학영재학교
    Telephone No.: +82-51-6062-161, Fax: +82-51-6062-157,
    E-mail address:
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