[FT] R&D position/Literature Instructor in an elementary hagwon, Banpo, Seocho-gu

Company Name: WYATT Preparatory Institute
Date Posted : Nov 22, 2019

Job Details

Job TypeFull-time
Education LevelBachelor's Degree
Career LevelExperienced
Specialized RequirementsR&D experience
Starting DateJan 1, 2020
EnglishNative Level
LocationSeoul-si > Seocho-gu
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Job Description

WYATT Preparatory Institute and Wonders English Academy

At WYATT and Wonders in Seorae Village, all of our students learn English through reading novels. Since its founding in 2014, WYATT has successfully worked to provide kids in our kindergarten with a more fun and creative environment to learn English and experience English culture. Now we’re expanding our business by opening another hakwon for elementary nearby. We are looking for creative, enthusiastic and motivated teachers to join our new project. To apply for this position, please send us your recent photo, resume, and cover letter to jinny.jo724@gmail.com


Thank you, we look forward to hearing from you soon!  


Who we’re looking for

If you love reading and want to share your passion for literature in a progressive education company in Asia then we’d like to meet you. The teacher that we’re looking for will be independent, imaginative and willing to devote at least one year to working with us. The successful candidate will appreciate the crucial importance of literature in a student’s education, will be an English major, and would have graduated from Ivy Leagues (or equivalent).  We are looking for both full-time and part-time teachers. Thus feel free to apply for either position. 



Teachers in this area will read and explore variety of novels with our students. You will get the chance to work in a small, tight-knit community of educators where you will have the opportunity to make a direct impact on the lives of fun, eager and motivated students. The teachers will be offered a competitive salary plus other benefits. There is also a great deal of room for advancement and creative work.


[Minimum Requirements for any of our positions] 

• All potential candidates must hold a minimum of a Bachelor degree from an accredited four-year university located in a country in which the native language is English (US, Canada, Australia, UK and New Zealand).

  • Must have Original Diploma *Notarized with an Apostille
  • Must have Nationwide Criminal Background Check *Notarized with an Apostille


[Responsibilities of the head of R&D]

  • R&D directives that include producing classroom study materials and curriculum focused on student aptitude, critical thinking, and self-development.
  • Designing English programs and related workbooks aimed at elementary school students.
  • Head editor/proofreader for all outgoing documents and programs initiated and finalized in the R&D department.
  • Providing teachers with various support including training for new teachers, providing feedback on their instructional performance and coaching to encourage proactive problem solving.
  • Designing procedures and policies for academic objectives.
  • Managing quality control by working with the director and teachers to create and implement workbooks for different levels of classes.
  • Teaching some main classes.
  • Implementing a speaking test to place students in the right level of class and give feedback.


[Qualifications of full-time teachers]

• Candidate must enjoy working with students in grades 1 ~ 6

• Degree in English literature or English education preferred

• Previous teaching experience with younger students are preferred



[Full-time Employee Benefits]

• Visa Sponsorship

• Health Insurance

• Korean Pension plan (dependent on nationality/visa type based on Korean law)

• Severance

• Paid vacation days and national holidays

• Paid vacation days and national holidays​



• Seorae Village, Banpo, Seoul (Subway Line. no. 3, 7 & 9 /Gangnam Express Terminal) 

• Available regular class schedules

- Mondays to Friday 11:00AM ~ 8:00PM

- Saturday 10AM ~ 3:00PM (negotiable)

• Further details of class schedule, size, etc., will be discussed during the interview

• Start Date: Beginning of January


[FT Salary]

• Starting from 2.8 million KRW based on 80 teaching hours

• Extra housing stipend of 400,000KRW will only be available for E2 and F visa holders

• (Subject to change depends on working hours)

Contact Information

Phone 1: 01029758421

Email: jinny.jo724@gmail.com

Contact Person: Jinny Jo

WYATT Preparatory Institute

At WYATT we believe in the importance of stories and that's why talking about and writing about stories is at the core of our curriculum. A good story stimulates the imagination, arouses curiosity, and sets the stage for the authentic construction of knowledge. Through stories we encourage students to have something to say, and to articulate this clearly in spoken and written English so that they can share ideas in a thoughtful and productive collaboration.

Company Type: Education Institute

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