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Teach in South Korea Graduate Programme

Job description

Experience Korea without the drama

Immerse yourself in South Korea, kick-start your teaching career and embark on 365 days of adventure on this 12-month graduate opportunity with a difference.

From the simmering streets of Seoul to the breathtaking bays of Busan, South Korea is a land of contrasts. Both technologically advanced and rooted in tradition, it offers an unrivalled blend of old and new. Add to that the combo of cosmopolitan culture and insta-worthy natural beauty, and you’ve got a recipe for an unforgettable adventure.

On this 12-month teaching opportunity, you’ll immerse yourself in the buzz of modern-day Korea. You’ll gain hands-on teaching experience and turn your dreams of seeing the country into a fun-filled, fast-paced adventure. If you want to work hard and play harder, there really is no better place. Are you ready to make memories? Let’s go!

Your placement options

You’ve got two options: public or private. No need to decide just yet. You can chat with our team about the differences on a call. That’s what we’re here for.

Public School

All public school placements go via one single channel, which means your application will either be accepted or rejected. We work with an experienced partner to prep your application for the best chance of success*.

Position: English Language Teacher

  • Location: countrywide (find out when you arrive)
  • Schedule: Monday - Friday (9 am - 5 pm)
  • Accommodation: Included
  • Holidays: Roughly 4 weeks, plus two x 4-5 day weekends
  • Salary: £1,400/month

*Don’t stress — if your public school application isn’t successful, we’ll match you with a hagwon that suits your needs.

Private School

Known locally as hagwons, these are private institutes that offer extra-curricular tuition to students of all ages. We’re connected to over 100 hagwons across the country, meaning you can choose where you want to teach and only accept a contract that you’re happy with.

  • Position: English Language Teacher
  • Location: countrywide (know before you go)
  • Schedule: Monday - Friday (9 am - 5 pm or 1 pm - 9 pm)
  • Accommodation: included
  • Holidays: roughly two weeks, plus two x 4-5 day weekends
  • Salary: £1,400/month

What we are looking for

  • Open-minded.
  • Undergraduate degree in any discipline

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

South Korea
Competitive salary

Free Accommodation for the duration. Reimbursement of flight ticket. Paid Holidays.

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 31 August 2024

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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