Spring 2020 TaLK (24th) Application is open

Updated: Oct 7, 2019


We are now recruiting for the Spring 2020 TaLK 24th intake period which is set to take place early February 2020.


[TaLK Prospectus Spring 2020]


1. Program Description

   The Teach and Learn in Korea(TaLK) program invites college students and recent graduates to teach English to elementary school students living in the rural areas of South Korea. Funded by the Ministry of Education(MOE), the TaLK program aims to cultivate a strong desire to learn English through classroom teaching methods designed by our own scholars. While teaching, participants will have the opportunity to learn about Korean culture and to travel to regions of Korea.


2. Eligibility

    Citizens of the United States of America, Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, or the United Kingdom who have successfully completed at least two years of undergraduate education or have Associate's degree are elibible for TaLK program.

    * Overseas Koreans in their 1st or 2nd year of undergraduate study are eligible if they qualify for the F-4 visa or hold Korean citizenship.


3. Job Description

     TaLK schoalrs are required to teach English in after-school classes in the elementary school designated by the Provincial Office of Education(POE) during the term of scholarship after finishing online pre-orientation and on-site orientation program.


4. Benefits

     TaLK scholars have benefits such as monthly stipend(a fixed amount of 1,500,000 Korean Won), settlement allowance, housing, entrance allowance, medical insurance coverage, vacation & sick leave, co-teaching system, government scholarship certificate and cultural experience program.


5. Application Information

    All applicants are required to complete an online application by creating a TaLK account on the TaLK web site at http://www.talk.go.kr. They need to send application materials to one of the application offices according to the location of their residence or universites. 


  • Contract Term : 6 months (Feb.2020~July 2020) or 1 year (Feb.2020~Jan.2021)

  • Apply Online : www.talk.go.kr

  • Application deadline : Nov.30, 2019 (Sat.)

*** Must complete all required forms for consideration

*** Early applicants will be given priority, so APPLY NOW!



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