Teach English in a Southern City of Korea with Rich Culture #159
School Type: Private School
School Location: Gwangju Metropolitan City, South Korea
Desired Arrival Date: late August, 2014
Student Age Group: Preschool – Middle school students
Monthly Salary (USD): 2,100 – 2,200 USD
School Hours: from 1:30 pm to 10 pm
Working Days: Monday-Friday
Class Size (students/class): 12
Type of Housing: One-Room
Time from Housing to School (in minutes on foot): 10
Vacation (days a year): 12
Free Airfare: Round-trip
Free Housing: Yes
Severance Pay: Yes
Health Insurance: Half
Half of Pension Plan: No
Gwangju is the sixth largest city in South Korea with a total population of approximately 1. 5 million people. The city is well-known for the home of education, rich culture, diverse Korean cuisine, and the liberal Democratic United Party. Please find more information about the city at http://eng.gwangju.go.kr/index.do?S=S02.
It is the home of Kia Tigers of the Korea Professional Baseball League and also the home of Gwangju FC of the Korea Professional Soccer League, so called K-League.
Mudeungsan is the mountain which has been the symbol of Gwangju and recently it became the national park.
Gwangju Hyanggyo (Confucian School) is located in the Gwangju Park in Sa-dong. There are many traditional houses here estimated as built in 1392. This is a precious national asset as this school continues to hold memorial ceremonies for Confucius twice a year.