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Spring 2020 Term Important Notice:

From this upcoming Spring 2020 term, we will begin using a new online application system. We hope to have the online application system ready by August 1st. A link to the online application system will be made available on this page once ready, but please check back frequently for any updates.

In addition to completing the online application, applicants will need to upload additional necessary files while completing the online application.  In order to apply once the system is available, we recommend preparing the following files in advance. 

 
Each required item will need to be uploaded as ONE separate .pdf, .jpg, or .zip file as noted below in parenthesis next to each item.
 
Files to Prepare for All Applicants:

A) - Passport Quality & Style Photo (.jpg)

B) - Letter of Recommendation* #1 (.pdf - Multiple Pages/Files Must Be Converted into One Properly Aligned .pdf File or uploaded as a single .zip file)

C) - Letter of Recommendation* #2 (.pdf - Multiple Pages/Files Must Be Converted into One Properly Aligned .pdf File or uploaded as a single .zip file)

*Teachers currently working in private (hagwon) or public schools in South Korea must submit at least 1 letter of recommendation from their current school.
*For letter of recommendation instructions and requirements please refer to our Required Documents section.

 
Files to Prepare for Applicants Currently Teaching in South Korea:

D) - Scan of Page in Current Teaching Contract Stating Start/End Date (.pdf)
 
Files to Prepare for Applicants with Tattoos:

E) - Photos of Tattoos* (.jpg or .pdf - Multiple Photo Files Must Be Converted into One Properly Aligned .jpg or .pdf File or uploaded as a single .zip file)

*Photos of all tattoos located on the hands, arms, feet, legs, neck, and head must be submitted. You may submit photos showing a contrast of the tattoo being visible and then being covered or hidden.


Files to Prepare if Part or All of Your Education Was Conducted in South Africa, Quebec, Outside One of the Seven Designated Countries, or in Any Other Area Within One of the Seven Designated Countries Where English is Not the Primary Language of Instruction For Schools:

F) - Proof of English Education For All Schools Attended from 7th Year/Grade and Before Entrance into Univeristy* (.pdf - Multiple Pages/Files Must Be Converted into One Properly Aligned .pdf File or uploaded as a single .zip file)

*See 'Required Documents' section for more information.
 

IMPORTANT NOTES:
 

Only after passing the initial screening and interview will applicants need to submit the other required documents (CRC, diploma, TEFL certification, etc.). 

Any questions can be sent to 
epik@korea.kr, Before submitting a question please read through the 'FAQ' and 'Required Documents' sections thoroughly.


 

Thank you for your interest in EPIK, and we hope to hear from you soon!

Sincerely,


The EPIK Team