Working for the British Council offers you a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop skills in international cultural and educational relations.

You will be part of a modern, rapidly changing organisation with worldwide influence and impact. We offer you versatility, initiative and creativity in a stimulating and supportive environment.

You will be encouraged to pursue your personal and professional development via training and on-the-job-coaching.

Job opportunities

You can find information about current vacancies and resources to support your application by clicking on the link below.

Teaching jobs

The British Council in Korea has regular openings for qualified and experienced full-time teachers and hourly paid teachers who are passionate about teaching.

  • Full-time teaching positions

For full-time teaching positions in Korea, please apply directly to the East Asia Talent Pool on the British Council Careers website indicating your interest in a position in Korea:

  • Hourly paid teaching positions

If you are interested in working as an hourly paid teacher and have an existing permit to work in Korea, please email our recruitment team: to request an application pack.

British Council Employment Policy

The British Council is committed to equality of opportunity and positive action to promote equality of opportunity. We believe that an Equal Opportunity and Diversity Policy helps to ensure that there is no unjustified discrimination in the recruitment, retention, training and development of staff on the basis of gender, marital status, race, colour, creed, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age or disability.

We also believe that this policy benefits employees and potential employees and helps achieve dignity at work and contributes to providing the best possible services to partners and clients. Find out more about our policy on equity, diversity and inclusion

British Council behaviours

Every staff member of the British Council is required to display six behaviours. Please download our behavioural competencies for more information. 

Child Protection Policy 

The British Council believes that all children have potential and that every child matters – everywhere in the world. 

The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC 1989. Our Global Policy Statement outlines our commitment. Please download our child protection policy for more information.