Public Schools in South Korea

Public Schools in South Korea

Korean Horizons provides government public schools for the peak seasons of March & September and also we provide government public schools for the off season periods as well. We have public school positions throughout the entire year.


We work with more education offices than any other recruitment company, and we therefore have more public schools jobs than any other recruitment company out there today. 


We are a recruitment company which officially works with EPIK. We also officially work with the Incheon Office of Education, the Chungnam Office of Education and the Gyungnam Office of Education. 


Also - the Gyeonggi (GEPIK) program has decided to ask for teachers from EPIK; so if you want to be near Seoul and in a Public School - Apply with Korean Horizons! We can make it happen for you! 


We are owned & operated by UK nationals. We are a registered company in South Korea. 


We can communicate with you easily & understand your needs - whether this is your first time or if you are currently here inside South Korea. 


With a Korean company, your preferences will be lost in translation. Never will you be misunderstood by us. 


The position is to teach conversational English to Korean children.


It's a year long contract.  Hours are 8:30am-4:30pm Monday to Friday; no weekends.


22 classes per week and 1 class is between 40-50mins.

About us

We provide government public schools in South Korea. We are an official recruitment agency of EPIK & Regional education offices (SMOE, GOE, ICN and CNOE.) We are able to provide public schools nationwide.


We are here to assist you with the employment process. And after all, that's why it is good to come to a recruitment agency. We provide a safety net for you. Apply direct to an educational institution and you are on your own! If you are having problems with your school... Or you need some information or help, you can contact us and we will provide you with some advice... You might not always like it, but it will be the truth. And that's really our philosophy, to provide you with a completely trustworthy service....right from the initial phase of introducing you to the education office, to making sure that you are content with your teaching position and if there's anything you need we will always be available. Please see our testimonals or simply search the internet & see what others say about our service.


We are a legally recognized company in South Korea, Business Registration Number: 
609-91-46010. Our consultants have had several years of teaching experience...good & bad.... So rest assured and feel comfortable that when you contact us to help you, we will provide a comprehensive service.


What we offer

Salary is in accordance with a pay scale which can be seen on our website ( and ranges between 2.0m - 2.95m won per month.


Benefits include :

•         Rent-free single furnished apartment near your school

•         300,000 won one-time settlement allowance

•         Round-trip airfare allowance of 2,600,000 won

•         18 working days paid vacation + national holidays (5 weeks in total)

•         Medical contributions

•         Pension contributions

•         1 month salary bonus on completion of contract

•         Sick paid leave allowance

•         Special leave allowance

•         1 week additional paid vacation (6 weeks in total) if you renew your contract after the first year + increase in pay + renewal bonus 2.0m won

•         Korean co-teacher to assist with your classes


As a Korean Horizons Teacher, you will also receive :

  • Airport pickup, hotel for 1 evening & transport to the education office / school.
  • Free Dinner and breakfast together with us + all of the arrival teachers
  • Introduction pack (including a Travel Adapter, a Travel Card, Emart Voucher for 10,000won, a Travel Guide, a Lonely Planet Phrasebook & other goodies)
  • Order anything you like using our interest-free Supermarket credit service from any online Korean store & pay us back once you get paid your salary.
What we want

To apply, you need : 

1. To be from the US, the UK, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa.  We are not able to hire candidates outside of these countries.

2. To have a Bachelor degree

3. To have a clean criminal history

You need to have the requirements below:

English Level
New Zealander
South African
Currently Living in Country
Can Drive in Country
Can Legally Work in Country

AND one of the following sets to apply:

Years Teaching Exp.
TEFL Certificate
TEFL/TESOL Certificate
Hours on TEFL Cert.
How to apply

To apply, please send your resume to [email protected] or apply online at

Extra Information

We have a facebook page available which can be seen here :

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TEFL Cert.
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