1. Program Description
The Teach and Learn in Korea(TaLK) program invites college students and recent graduates to teach English to elementary school students living in the rural areas of South Korea. Funded by the Ministry of Education(MOE), the TaLK program aims to cultivate a strong desire to learn English through classroom teaching methods designed by our own scholars. While teaching, participants will have the opportunity to learn about Korean culture and to travel to regions of Korea.
Citizens of the United States of America, Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, or the United Kingdom who have successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate education or have Associate's degree are elibible for TaLK program.
* Overseas Koreans in their 1st or 2nd year of undergraduate study are eligible if they qualify for the F-4 visa or hold Korean citizenship.
3. Job Description
TaLK schoalrs are required to teach English in after-school classes in the elementary school designated by the Provincial Office of Education(POE) during the term of scholarship after finishing online pre-orientation and on-site orientation program.
TaLK scholars have benefits such as monthly stipend(a fixed amount of 1,500,000 Korean Won), settlement allowance, housing, entrance allowance, medical insurance coverage, vacation & sick leave, co-teaching system, government scholarship certificate and cultural experience program.
5. Application Information
All applicants are required to complete an online application by creating a TaLK account on the TaLK web site at http://www.talk.go.kr. They need to send application materials to one of the application offices according to the location of their residence or universites. Application is open from September 17th to December 13th and it is on-going process, which favors early applicants.
* Prospective applicants who reside in Washington DC and 3 states(Virginia, Maryland, and West Virginia) are supposed to apply for the program through Korean Education Center in Washington DC located in the Korean Embassy. Application materials should be sent to the following address.
- Korean Education Center in Washington DC
2320 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington DC, 20008
- Contact Information : 202-939-5681 or 5680, E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
6. Detailed Information
Please visit the TaLK website(www.talk.go.kr).