Candidates must submit the fully competed Microsoft Word version of the GEPIK Application form to their recruiter. The GEPIK Application form must include a completed Personal Essay.
A Personal Essay that totals 300-500 words must also be submitted. The essay must address three topics: Why you wish to teach in Korea, your teaching philosophy, and how people should deal with encountering cultural differences. For more information please visit the Personal Essay Guide.
Photos should be an official passport size of 3.5 x 4.5 CM and should be in front of a completely white backdrop. Personal photos such as those from Facebook or other social media sites will not be accepted. Please this photo digitally to your GEPIK application in the specified section on the first page. For more information please visit the Passport Photo Guide.
GEPIK requires two letters of recommendation from academic professors or previous/current employers regarding your work ethic and abilities. Scans of both letters of recommendation will be needed to apply to GEPIK and the original copies will need to be sent in with your final documents after you pass your GEPIK interview.For more information please visit the Letters of Recommendation Guide.
Applicants who cannot attend a face-to-face interview (e.g. those currently residing outside of Korea) will need to create a Self-Introduction Video of themselves for Korvia to send to potential employers. Videos need to be 2-3 minutes and length and hosted on a video streaming service such as YouTube or Vimeo.