Public School Positions (EPIK Spring 2024) South Korea

Date posted:2023-12-18 | Writer: Korvia Consulting | Email: [email protected]

Greetings! Would you like to find a way to live abroad here in South Korea and earn a living while getting to explore South Korea?

Become a public school teacher here in South Korea through EPIK! With over 10 years of experience and a crew of members who are experts with EPIK, we are one of the few official partners with the EPIK program!

Applications for the Spring intake have started since August, but know that you are not late! Please fill out the Korvia Application on our website! We are excited to help with the upcoming intake!

EPIK (English Program in Korea) is a public school English teaching program in Korea sponsored by the Korean government that places teachers in various cities as well as provinces around South Korea. English Program in Korea is the most inclusive English program in Korea and has the most location choices out of all the public school teaching programs in Korea, spanning across all of South Korea. Applicants can choose a preference for their location and grade level.

Here are some of the expectations of being an EPIK teacher:

Starting dates start for the Spring or Fall
Classes are Mon-Fri, 8:30AM to 4:30PM
Positions for Elementary, Middle, and High School
First time teaching? No worries! Co-teacher will assist you whenever
Prepare teaching materials
Assist with extracurricular activities
Create testing materials and new curriculum

Salary and benefits

Depending on your credentials, you can expect your monthly salary to range from 2.1 Million KRW to up to 2.7 Million. Your location and placement might even give you a bonus!

Here are the benefits you can expect from EPIK:

Rent-Free single housing fully furnished with furniture and appliances
Entrance and Exit Allowance up to 1.8 Million KRW each to help reimburse your plane ticket
300,000 KRW Settlement Allowance
2 Million KRW salary bonus for contract renewals (depending on the Office of Education)
Severance Payment
Up to 26 days of paid vacation + national holidays
Up to 11 sick days
Medical Insurance
Orientation with EPIK
As a Korvia-EPIK teacher, you can also expect the following benefits from us:

Full guidance and making sure your application is free of any mistakes
Webinars including Interview Preparations, Required Docs, and more
Partnership with Kimchi Mobile
Welcome Package (Korvia bag, travel adapter, and more)


To be eligible for the EPIK Program, you will need to meet the following requirements:

Be a Citizen of One of the 7 Native English Speaking Countries (USA, CA, UK, IRE, AUS, NZ, ZA)
Studied at Eng-Medium Schools for grades 7-12 and UnderGrad (USA, CA, UK, IRE, AUS, NZ, ZA)
Hold a BA/BS Degree in Any Field (USA, CA, UK, IRE, AUS, NZ, ZA)
Have No Criminal Record
Be in Good Mental & Physical Health
Under the age of 62