The application form for Fall 2019 is now available!!!
The Application Process for EPIK Applying to the program is a lot like applying to a university or graduate school program. A majority of ITA teachers apply to the program via a recruiter. The application can be found here and teachers are hired to start for terms in February and August. The applicant will be expected to provide information on their academic background; experience working or teaching children and young adults; and experience with living abroad. Applicants can expect to submit will also include:
What Are the EPIK, GEPIK, SMOE, and TaLK Government Programs for Teaching English in South Korea?
The English Program in Korea, known as EPIK, was set up by the Korean Ministry of Education in 1995 in order to bring foreign English teachers into the Korean public school system. Its goal focused on three primary objectives: to improve the English speaking capabilities of the Korean population, to reform and unify existing English teaching approaches throughout the country, and to build and develop cultural exchanges with other countries around the world.
TALK Program – Teach & Learn in Korea The TALK program is for western students who have completed 2 full years of university education and are looking to take a gap year (6-12 month terms) in South Korea. If you’ve already graduated with a bachelors level degree (or greater) and you’re looking for full-time paid teaching jobs that are funded by the Korean government then please visit our EPIK Program page.
Teach and Learn in Korea (TaLK) invites you on a Korean Government scholarship to teach English at a public elementary school in a rural area of South Korea.Benefits include a monthly stipend of KRW 1.5 million (approx. $1,300), a settling-in allowance of KRW 300,000 (approx. $250), an entrance and exit allowance of 1,300,000 KRW (approx. $1,100), accommodation, health insurance and more! Have fun exploring a unique culture and develop a mature global mindset.TaLK scholarship terms begin in August and February. Apply online for the 2016 Fall semester program!