2021 Autumn TaLK Programme Application

11:22 04 Mar 2021

2021 Autumn TaLK Programme Application

○ Introduction of TaLK Programme

  •  The Korean government offers scholarships for adventurous global leaders who wish to teach English in Korea and to experience and learn about Korean culture through 'TaLK (Teach & Learn in Korea)' programme.

○ Job Description

  • To teach English in primary schools designated by the POE (Provincial /Metropolitan Offices of Education in Korea) during the contract period.

  • To prepare teaching materials and activities for English language classes.

  • To assist English language classes and other extracurricular activities organised by the school, the POE or the community.

○ Contract Period

  • 1 Year : 1st August 2021 – 31st July 2022

  • 6 Months : 1st August 2021 – 31st January 2022 

○ Teaching Hours

  •  15 hours per week (not inclusive of lesson preparation and commute times)

○ Benefits

  • Monthly Stipend: 1.5 million KRW (approximately 957 GBP)

  • Settlement Allowance: 300,000KRW (one-off payment, approximately 191 GBP)

  • Accommodation or Fixed Monthly Rent fee: The POE will provide with an accommodation for each scholar. The type of property can vary. Monthly housing settlement (a fixed rent fee of 400,000 KRW per month) may be available instead.

  • Entrance and Exit Allowances: 1.3 million KRW (approximately 829GBP)

  • Medical Insurance Coverage

  • Vacation and Sick Leave

  • TaLK Orientation

  • Co-teaching system

  • Government Scholarship Certificate

  • Cultural Experience programmes

○ Eligibility (Applicants must be)

  • Citizens of one of the following countries where the national language is English: Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, the United Kingdom or the United States of America.

  • Third-year Bachelor's degree candidates or Associate's degree holders who completed their education at an accredited post-secondary institution in one of the above countries.

  • Overseas Koreans who are permanent residents in one of the countries listed above.

  • Korean citizens who have lived in one of the aforementioned countries as temporary residents for at least 8 years (with the intention of obtaining permanent residency), and who have completed both primary and secondary education in that country.

○ Online Application Deadline : Monday, 10th May 2021

  • Interview schedule will be discussed individually by email after submission of application.

○ How to Apply

  • Initial application documents (Application A, B) must be submitted online through the Talk website (

  • You will be contacted by Korean Education Centre to arrange your initial interview.

  • The printed and signed application forms(A and B) and supporting documents must be submitted to the Korean Education Centre before your interview to the following address:

Korean Education Centre

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea

60 Buckingham Gate



  • Please refer attached the TaLK Prospectus Fall 2021 for further details.


○ Contact

  • TaLK Official Website(Application form and application enquiries) :,

  • Korean Education Centre in the UK

    (1st interview and document submission enquiries) :,