Abroad ESL Teacher for Handong Global University
Job Overview for Abroad ESL Teacher:
Salary Per Month:
Late Afternoon (3pm-6pm)
Adult (age 18+)
Job Details for Abroad ESL Teacher
Native North American
Native Australian/New Zealand
Native South Africa
Min Hours Per Week:
Abroad ESL Teacher Job Description
Please note that due to time constraints, the deadline for applications is 5pm Sunday 28th July. Applications received after the deadline are unlikely to be considered.
The Department of Language Education (DLE) at HANDONG GLOBAL UNIVERSITY (H.G.U.), located in Pohang, South Korea, invites applications for professors of English as a Second Language beginning Fall semester of 2019.
Three positions are available for candidates who have a strong commitment to life-long learning in language education focused on academic English.
Teach an average of 15 class credit hours per semester (30 class credit hours per year): Additional hours at overtime rates are also sometimes available. Maintain regular office hours. Actively participate in committee and department meetings.
Assist in placement testing of students if required.
Spring and fall semesters are each 16 weeks long. Teachers need to be on campus approximately 2 weeks before the semester begins and must attend University Faculty Retreats held prior to the beginning of each semester. Teachers are also expected to teach one 3-week intensive credit class per academic year (either the summer or winter vacations) if called upon to do so, and will be paid at the H.G.U. overtime rate.
DLE Professors primarily teach undergraduate academic English classes during the daytime on a Monday/Thursday and Tuesday/Friday schedule. Wednesdays are set aside mainly for Faculty chapel and student meetings.
Abroad ESL Teacher Job Requirements
Native-speaking professors of English with a Master’s degree and at least three years of university teaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates who hold M.A. Degrees in TESOL or Applied Linguistics. Qualified PhD holders will be given highest consideration.
Abroad ESL Teacher Salary and Compensation
a. Salary: M.A. candidates with at least 3 years of post-degree university teaching experience will begin with a yearly salary of 35,964,000 won (including pension contributions), with incremental increases for each additional year of teaching experience.
b. Semi-furnished, apartment-style housing provided on campus (if available). Depending on the type of housing, monthly maintenance fees and utilities are the responsibility of the professor and subject to payroll deductions.
c. Paid vacation (on average, 8 weeks during each summer and winter semester break)
d. Subsidized medical insurance.
e. Pension program.
f. Airfare reimbursement up to 1,200,000 won for initial relocation costs if coming from abroad.