Teach Korean Diplomats – Seoul 3.8 M KRW (M-F (9 am to 4 pm)

KNDA Full-Time English Instructor Job Announcement – Seoul, Korea

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. 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 full-time 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
• A minimum of three years of 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
• Familiar and 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:
One-year contract (can be extended in accordance with mutual agreement)

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

Working Hours:
• Seven hours per day(9am-4pm or 10am-5pm) with a one hour lunch break from Monday through Friday
(includes class teaching time, curriculum development, class preparation, office hours, and meetings as needed)
• During the Six-week Intensive English Program for Diplomat Candidates or other intensive programs as required, working hours will be adjusted to 9am-6pm (regular full-time working hours).

Paid Vacation: 15 days per year
Office: Large shared office area with individual desks, computers, phones, printers, and personal storage cabinets
Required Application Documents:
Deadline for application is Friday, 13 October 2017 at 5pm.
*****Only completed applications will be considered*****
• Cover Letter
• 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
• 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 

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