The Fewer Things
work experience

Teacher Training Programme - South Korea

Job description

Our South Korea Graduate Programme is becoming one of our most popular programmes here at The Fewer Things – whether you’re looking for just a gap year style experience or a real stepping-stone into a longer teacher career, we have something on offer for you!

What’s Included?

  • Fully accredited TEFL qualification – before arrival
  • One week culture orientation - In South Korea
  • £1400 basic salary with free one bedroom studio for your entire placement
  • End of contract completion bonus of £1400
  • Group chat with other graduates
  • 24/7 support from the team in the U.K. and in South Korea
  • Pre and post departure visa guidance
  • Airport pick-up/arrival assistance
  • Flight reimbursements and resettlement allowance

The Fewer Things will be with you from the start of your application process all the way to booking the best flight. The orientation week is an amazing opportunity to meet the other graduates and you will visit the famous Grand Palace, cook Korean food, take part in a Taekwondo class, and take a tour of a war museum! This is an amazing start to your adventure as you will meet all the teachers too. We focus a lot on the social side of things before and after your arrival, you will be added to group chats with other graduates to share the initial pre-departure journey with.


The teaching is exciting, engaging and fully immerses you in Korean culture. You will be placed in a well-established modern-day school with a class size of around 30-40 with around 25 hours teaching per week plus additional lesson planning hours. We cater the experience as close to your needs as possible, so let us know if you are looking to boost your teaching experience, add to your CV or just looking to tick off as many things on your bucket list as possible. As well as your accommodation being provided for you, your school will also offer you a re-settlement allowance and reimburse your flight cost!


The salary in South Korea is one of the best in Asia, applicants can comfortably save around £7000 per year whilst enjoying their day-to-day life and travels during the national holidays!

After your first year’s initial experience in Korea, you can negotiate a higher salary, better housing arrangements, extra holidays and so on! Around 80% of our graduates re-sign for a second year.

Cost of living

South Korea's salary is very generous, and your accommodation is included during your placement. You will be able to save a great amount of money and enjoy the finer things in life, whilst saving for your travels or future plans! :

  • Average salary - 2.0 - 2.5 Million KRW per month (£1300 / $1700+)
  • Average living cost - 1.0 - 1.5 Million KRW per month (£650 / $800)
  • Average accommodation cost - free with your placement through TFT


We have been voted as one of the best teach abroad providers two years running and you can read reviews for all our amazing programmes here

What we are looking for

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

Number of vacancies
South Korea
 · Various cities
Competitive salary

Great salary, free accommodation and lots of travelling time

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 16 June 2023

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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