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Teach Away has partnered with the best and most reputable private language schools in South Korea. Each school offers exceptional benefits and working conditions for teachers.

  • Maple Bear Global Schools
  • Avalon English School
  • Chung Dahm Learning
  • GDA Junior
  • Korea POLY School
  • TOPIA Academy

Maple Bear Global Schools

Maple Bear is a Canadian international school with locations worldwide. Maple Bear works with a child-focused curriculum, stressing the importance of the development of each child. The school sets itself apart from its Korean counterparts by teaching students to be self-sufficient learners rather than focusing solely on examination results.

Maple Bear schools use Canadian methodology and curriculum to provide the highest quality of education to children around the world. Teach Away is the exclusive recruitment partner for Maple Bear Global Schools. Interested educators can apply to teach at Maple Bear schools in Korea through Teach Away’s application portal.

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Avalon English School

AVALON is considered one of the most elite schools in Korea. In 2007, over 400 AVALON students were admitted to the most distinguished private High Schools.The majority of AVALON campuses are located in Gyeonggi Province including Bundang, Songpa, Mapo, and Seocho, and cater to elementary and middle school students.

The AVALON philosophy is that children are the building blocks of the nation’s future, and the AVALON curriculum centres around this principle.  High learning objectives are set in order to encourage each learner to prosper beyond their expectations.
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Chung Dahm Learning

Chung Dahm Learning are ranked among the premier English language schools in Asia. Chung Dahm Learning creates its own texts, programs and resources to meet the individual needs of every student. Students at Chung Dahm Learning range from 6 to 18 years old.

Chung Dahm Learning has a reputation for providing some of the most lucrative employment packages for their teachers. With over 550 native English-speaking teachers and 60 locations throughout South Korea, Chung Dahm Learnings is a popular choice for many teachers.  Today, Chung Dahm Learning has over 30,000 students.

Launched in September 2007, CDI April Institute helps elementary school learners develop communicative competence through intrinsic motivation and immersion. Leveraging education-based technology tools such as automated speech recognition and e-learning systems, students can improve their expressive skills and logical thinking abilities via experiential learning.  CDI April teaching positions are available throughout the year.

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GDA Junior

GDA Junior is rated among the best Junior Schools in Korea. GDA schools are built for functionality and aesthetic appeal. All schools are outfitted like North American condominiums, with facilities like indoor pools, gyms and rooftop basketball courts.

GDA’s three branches are centrally owned and operated, which fosters a great working environment for teachers. Teachers receive excellent support and are provided with accommodations close to the school. Teaching at GDA allows teachers to develop and exercise their creative teaching side.
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KID’S COLLEGE is known as one of the best children’s institutes and a leader of early English education in Korea. Founded in 1991, KID’S COLLEGE has a main branch school located in Daechi-Dong, Seoul and has twenty-five additional branch schools across South Korea.

The curriculum and teaching environment at KID’S COLLEGE are based on North American principles: learning through experience rather than memorization. Teachers create their own creative lesson plans to meet the needs of their students.
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Korea POLY School

Korea Poly School, also known as POLY, specializes in educating students that have lived abroad while nurturing those students who intend to live abroad.  For returnee students, being a part of the POLY family is their only link to their life in North America.  For non-returnee students, it is a glimpse of something outside their home country.  Teachers at POLY are given the opportunity to partake in the English education of these gifted students, and also help to shape their perspectives of the world.
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TOPIA Academy

TOPIA Academy is a well-established and constantly growing English-learning institute in Korea. The TOPIA Group was founded in 1995 and has expanded steadily. Now with over 10,000 students attending several campuses spread across Seoul, TOPIA opens up additional campuses every year. TOPIA schools offer classes for students in grades 1 through 6.
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