UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
The Daegu Gyeongbuk English Village (DGEV) is a partnership between the University of Wisconsin-River Falls (Wisconsin, USA) and Yeungjin University (Daegu, South Korea). The purpose of the Village is to offer additional training to students of all ages in the usage of the English language in an experiential learning environment. For more information on DGEV please contact Ms. Jane Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org
The city of Daegu, the fourth largest city in the South Korea, is a one-hour flight or ninety minute KTX train ride southeast of Seoul. DGEV is located thirty minutes north-west of Daegu in a protected mountain setting.
Full-time teachers will commit to a twelve-month contract and teach five days per week as scheduled (possibly including weekends, holidays, and evening hours). An on-site international management team provides continuing support to teachers in all facets of teaching and living at the Village. All instruction is in English. Teachers are advised and supported through the process of obtaining a work visa prior to departure for Korea.
Bachelor's degree in an academic field
A commitment to teaching in diverse linguistic and cultural educational settings
Cross cultural understanding and appreciation
Willingness to attend a one-week unpaid orientation and training upon arrival in Korea
Ability to commit to a twelve-month contract
Positive attitude and strong work ethics
Bachelor's degree in an academic field related to education or English
At least one year of teaching experience
K-8 teaching credentials or early childhood education experience
(South Korean Won) 24,000,000 (Level 1) to 30,000,000 (Level 4)
Note: The final salary payment amount ultimately depends on bonuses or overtime that may have been paid over the duration of the contract.
Private furnished dorm room with bath/heated floors/central air conditioning, plus three buffet style meals per day in the Village cafeteria. (The accommodation provided is valued at an estimated (South Korean won) 12,253,164. Teachers signing a second contract may have the option of moving into off-campus apartments.)
Access to the Internet, computer resources, a teacher resource room/office space, a 24-hour-on-site fitness center, and scheduled shuttle bus service between the Village and Daegu.
Korean health insurance and pension plans (with a small percentage of monthly salary contributed by the teacher).
Twenty paid vacation days and two sick leave days per twelve-month contract.
An airline ticket to Korea. After completing the full contract period, a return flight ticket is also provided. Flight costs are not covered if the contract terms are broken.
An opportunity for generous bonus pay based on "above and beyond" performance. Note: Bonuses are not part of the teacher contract and are not guaranteed.
If you wish to be considered for a teaching position, please submit the following materials via e-mail:
A completed application form (accessible on this web site's application page)
A cover letter detailing why you would like to teach at DGEV
A current resume or curriculum vitae
Any other information that will give us better insight into your professional abilities and experience
Please also be prepared to submit electronic scans of the following items:
University diploma(s) notarized and Apostille
The first two pages of your passport (colored copy needed)
FBI Criminal Background Check and Apostille
Ms. Jane Miller, Program Associate, Korean Partnership Program, University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Tel: 1-715-425-3242, Email: email@example.com