News & Stories/2019

Fancy a TEFL career in South Korea?

Quick Facts 

Population: 50,219,669 Language: Korean Capital City: Seoul Government: Republic; Presidential System Religion: Buddhism, Christianity; nearly half of adults profess no religion Climate: A cold dry winter and a hot, humid summer EFL teachers salary (average): Between £1,000 and £1,500 a month, dependent on experience.

Sights to see in South Korea

Bukchon Hanok Village

Have a walk around this village, which dates back to the 14th century. You will find beautiful traditional houses lining narrow streets.

N Seoul Tower

If heights don't phase you, take a trip to N Seoul Tower for panoramic views of the city. You could even have a bite to eat at the tower's revolving restaurant!

Gyeongbokgung Palace

If history is your thing then this is a must! Take a look at the beautiful palace and walk around The National Palace Museum of Korea.

Myeongdong Shopping Street Shop til you drop on this high street, with many branded shops and department stores lining the street. Once shopping has tired you out, have a bite to eat in one of the many restaurants and take your pick of Korean, Western and Japanese food options.

Available Teaching Positions

EFL Teacher

Location : Various locations across South Korea Start Date : Rolling Opportunities Schedule: Monday-Friday. 30 hours per week Class Size: Maximum of 12 students per class  Length of contract : 12 months  Type of school : Language school teaching children and teenagers  Accommodation : Provided  Wage: £1450+ per month

EFL Teacher

Location : Various metropolitan cities across South Korea Start Date : Various start dates June through September Length of contract : 1 year with option to renew Number of jobs : 100 plus Type of school : Public Schools Accommodation : Non-shared housing supplied Flights : One way ticket airfare is provided according to contract conditions  Medical Insurance : Provided Wage: 2,000,000 – 2,300,000 Korean won per month (£1356.00 - £1552.00) Holiday: 10 days + national holidays 

EFL Teacher

Location :Various locations across the Jeollanamdo province - Mokpo, Yeosu, Suncheon, Gwangyang, and Naju.  Start Date :  August 14th followed by a one week orientation in Gwangju Length of contract : 1 year with option to renew at a higher salary  Number of jobs : 100 plus Type of school : Public Schools Accommodation : Non-shared housing provided  Flights : Entrance allowance of 1,300,000 Korean Won (£881) when you arrive in Korea to cover your airfare and an Exit Allowance of 1,300,000 Korean Won (£881) to cover your airfare before you leave Korea at the end of your contract. Medical Insurance : Provided Wage: 2,000,000 – 2,500,000 Korean won per month (£1356.00 - £1695.00) + settlement allowance of 300,000 Won (£203.00). Holiday: 4 weeks + national holidays

EFL Teacher

Location: Various locations across South Korea - Seoul, Busan, Daegu, Daejeon, Gwangju, Incheon,  Start Date : August 17th followed by a one week orientation in Korea Length of contract : 1 year with option to renew Number of jobs : 100 plus Type of school : Public Schools Accommodation : Provided Flights : Entrance allowance of 1,300,000 Korean Won (£882) when you arrive in Korea to cover your airfare and an Exit Allowance of 1,300,000 Korean Won to cover your airfare before you leave Korea at the end of your contract. Medical Insurance : Provided Wage: 1,800,000 – 2,500,000 Korean won per month (approximately £1221-£1700) Holiday: 18 working days + national holidays

Already TEFL qualified with UK-TEFL? Feel free to apply for any of the jobs above or those listed on our website. We have both paid jobs and volunteer opportunities available in countries all over the world, so make sure you take a look! If you fancy teaching English as a foreign language in South Korea but are yet to gain your TEFL qualification – what are you waiting for? Book a 2 day Standard Course, 120 hour Online TEFL Course or even one of our TEFL Packages today! The sooner you pass your course, the sooner you could be in South Korea or another country teaching English as a foreign language!