KNDA English Instructor Job Announcement

Company Name: Korea National Diplomatic Academy
Date Posted : Oct 8, 2019

Job Details

Job TypeSeasonal/Temp
Education LevelMaster's Degree
Career LevelExperienced
SalaryCommensurate with educational background and relevant work experience (approximately 3,800,000 KRW per month)
Starting DateNov 4, 2019
DeadlineOct 15, 2019
EnglishNative Level
LocationSeoul-si > Seocho-gu
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Job Description

KNDA English Instructor Job Announcement

The Korea National Diplomatic Academy (KNDA) is the primary training and education facility for diplomats of the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs. As part of our diplomatic English training program we provide courses in English-related communication skills such as debate, speech writing, correspondence, socializing, etc. We are currently planning to hire one English instructor that meets the following qualifications: 


Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in English Education/Communication/Political Science/ Diplomacy/or related fields 
  • Professional work experience of at least five years in an established institution or business(adult English teaching/training experience)
    *Preference given to those who have experience in university, government or corporate settings


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity and work experience in the public sector especially government, universities, and/or international organizations
  • Flexible and familiar with Korean administrative, social and educational culture
  • Professional international experience/work experience in intercultural contexts
  • Knowledgeable about International Relations, International Politics, International Business, International Conferences, Diplomatic English (Debate, Diplomatic Writing, Correspondence Speech Writing, and other diplomatic communications)
  • F-class visa holders


Primary Responsibilities

  • Teach diplomatic communication skills classes in English
  • Develop relevant course curriculum
  • Prepare English training and teaching materials
  • Assess and evaluate trainees
  • Provide feedback for improving English programs
  • Participate in planning and evaluation of various English language programs
  • Occasional Editing


Employment Period
From 4 November 2019 to 31 May 2020 (Seven months)


Starting date

From 4 November 2019(can be changed in accordance with mutual agreement)


Commensurate with educational background and relevant work experience (approximately 3,800,000 KRW per month) 


Working Hours

  • Eight hours per day with a one hour lunch break from Monday through Friday
    (includes class teaching time, curriculum development, class preparation, office hours, and meetings as needed) 


Office: Large shared office area with individual desks, computers, phones, printers, and personal storage cabinets


Required Application Documents:

Deadline for application is Tuesday, 15 October 2019. (by 6pm)
**Only completed applications will be considered.

  • CV / Resume with a recent passport-sized photo 
  • Copy of diploma(s) and relevant certifications(including language proficiency) 
  • Copy of all transcripts
  • Educational Philosophy Statement

**The following documents need to be submitted for those applicants invited for an interview

  • Two recent letters of recommendation from direct superiors (not colleagues)
  • One sample lesson plan with all teaching and learner materials in one of the following areas:
  • Speech Writing
  • Debate
  • Email Writing
  • Summarizing      

The lesson should be prepared with government officials and diplomat trainees in mind with a high intermediate to advanced level of English ability.


Please email all application documents in one email to:


**Documents sent will not be returned

**Only successful applicants will be personally notified of interview arrangements after an application screening process has been completed in mid-October.


2572 Nambusunhwan-ro, Seocho-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea 2572 Nambusunhwan-ro, Seocho-dong

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Korea National Diplomatic Academy

The Korea National Diplomatic Academy (KNDA) is the primary training and education facility for diplomats of the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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