Teach English in Korea
START DATE: year round
SALARY: 2.1 million won and up
Reach To Teach’s South Korea program is one of our most popular teach abroad programs, and for good reason. We place hundreds of happy teachers in South Korea each year. With Reach To Teach, you can count on being placed at an excellent school that will take good care of you. No scams. No hassles.
Check out our program reviews to see what teachers have to say about us!
We have many openings at various schools located throughout Korea. Please fill in our general private school application, and we will contact you about our current openings.
START DATE: We have positions starting throughout the year.
Native Speaker from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, the UK, and the US
Preference for positions is given to teachers that hold a 120-hour TEFL/CELTA/TESOL certificate
No teaching experience required if you have a TEFL certificate
You must be willing to work weekday nights and weekends
Clear Criminal Background Check
MONTHLY SALARY: 2.1 million Won+ per month
AIRFARE: Airfare Reimbursement
HOUSING: Free housing provided (utilities not included)
PAID VACATION: Paid vacation for 7 to 10 working days plus 13-15 National Holidays
TEACHING HOURS: 40 hour work week (5 day work week)
Training at the school before you begin
Medical insurance and pension, 50% of which is covered by the school
Higher salaries for teachers who choose to work in more rural locations
Korea is one of the top countries for teaching English abroad. Korea is a very clean and advanced country with great transportation, technology and quality of life. There are thousands of teaching jobs available in all parts of Korea. Koreans, despite being taught English grammar in elementary school, often lack English conversation ability. This has created a huge demand for native English speaking teachers. Young Korean adults are often highly motivated to learn English because many are required to take the TOEIC exam to apply for jobs. … Read More
If your primary goal in teaching English abroad is to save money, then Korea is likely the best country to be. Average salaries are about 20 percent less than Japan, however in Korea, a free apartment and a one month salary bonus at the end of a year contract are offered in addition to your regular salary. In Japan, you would be responsible for paying for your own accommodations. With your apartment provided your largest expenditure will be on food and entertainment. … Read More
In order to teach legally in Korea, you will need have an employer sponsor a work visa. It is possible to come to Korea without a job on a tourist visa, however once you find a sponsoring school, you will have to leave the country in order to get a valid work visa. … Read More
Interviews with English Teachers in South Korea
Interview with Sharon Demant, teaching English in South Korea.
Interview with Nomadic Samuel, teaching English in South Korea.
Interview with Jordan Lunan, teaching English in South Korea.
Interview with Simon & Martina Stawski, teaching English in South Korea.
Interview with David Deubelbeiss, teaching English in South Korea.