Secondary Science (Biology & Chemistry) Teacher - Seoul, South Korea - August 2019

South Korea
School - Far East / East Asia
IPC , United Kingdom
Secondary/ Middle(12-15), Secondary/High(16-18)
Start Date:
07 August 2019
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
This dynamic school is looking for a Science (Biology & Chemistry and possibly Physics as well) IGCSE and A Level Teacher to join them in August 2019.

This is an inquiry based school and lessons are planned using UBD. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of working with the IGCSE program; someone who can inspire students to learn Science...
Also, since they are starting their IGCSE program for the first year, it would help if the candidate has the flexibility to deliver in a smaller setting. Candidates should also have good interpersonal skills and have the ability to work well with all stakeholders. Having the ability to work under pressure, prioritise tasks and manage time effectively in order to meet deadlines are definitely desired characteristics of the ideal post holder. Previous international experience is preferred as is experience teaching the British National Curriculum.

The school currently accepts students up to Year 9 and is located in the well-known suburb of Gangnam, Seoul, South Korea. They are part of a group of schools which owns and operates four private schools across Seoul’s suburbs. The group is seeking to expand, offering up to IGCSE (2019) and subsequently to expand to A Levels. This expansion plan includes a new dedicated secondary campus for the academic year of 2019/2020. All schools are members of COBIS and this and the new senior school are in the process of gaining Cambridge International school accreditation.

This is a wonderful opportunity for professional teachers to further develop their career and to be involved in the development of a growing school over the coming years. There is a strong family feel at this school and pupils feel welcome and cared for. There is an inclusive aspect to the school as well which makes for a truly diverse student population. An attractive package is available including competitive salary, housing, professional development and excellent leadership / development opportunities.

The school is located in a popular area of the city with cafés, bars and restaurants aplenty. Seoul is an exciting, lively city with plenty for everyone to enjoy.

Please ask your Edvectus consultant for the full job description and details on how to apply.
Number Of Students:
130 will eventually cater for 240
Student Make Up:
25. Pupils are from the expatriate and Korean communities
Regional Info:
The school is located in the well-known district of Gangnam in the centre of Seoul - a popular area of the city with cafes, bars and restaurants aplenty. Seoul is in the North-West of South Korea, situated on the Han River. It is the capital of South Korea and - with a population of more than 10 million people - is also the largest city in the country. The city usually experiences hot, humid summers with colder winters and usually a month or so of snow. With a 2000 year old history there is plenty of historical and cultural attractions (museums, temples, shrines), outdoor attractions (nearby mountains for hiking, parks, various festivals and sporting events), and modern architecture, amenities and attractions (amusement parks, shopping & fashion - especially in Myeongdong) and many bars, restaurants and nightlife - with the international area being Itaewon. Seoul is an exciting, lively city with plenty for everyone.
Flights- every 2 years, Housing - provided, Medical or Health insurance, Tuition - free for dependants
Suited To:
Activity- mountains, Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate - cooler, Climate - warmer, Climate -moderate, Dependent children - more suitable, Holiday destination - yes typical, Urban, Westernised - highly, Women - not restrictive
Minimum Years Experience:
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
Visa Restriction:
2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Younger than 60
Login to Apply