Teach English in Korea!
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Hello! My name is Sarah Fauset. You can see a photo of me at the top of the page from when I was teaching English in Korea. I have a degree in English and an outstanding degree in education. I'm a certified teacher.
I was a recent graduate looking to pay off my student loans. I applied for a job teaching English for Korea on my university's job board and to my surprise got hired!
I had only planned on teaching English in South Korea for a year but I had such a great time that I ended up staying for 3 years.
Teaching English in Korea is truly an adventure of a life time.
While teaching English in Korea, I was able to:
- Pay off all of my students loans
- Discover a new country
- Taste new food
- Learn a new language
- Meet other teachers from all over the world
- …I even got my black belt in taekwondo
- …Oh and I became a rock star to my students
I was able to put $1000 a month on my student loans while enjoying a high standard of living with a low cost of living. I could easily afford to eat out twice a day at a restaurant or order in!
Teaching English in Korea allowed me to discover a new country for FREE while getting paid.
I have spent the last 10 years hiring graduates to teach English in Korea because I wanted to give other graduates the chance to travel for FREE and pay off their students.
I've partnered with the best schools private schools across Korea that are reputable and reliable.
Most first time teachers start working at private schools.
To teach English in Korea, you must:
- Be A Native English Speaker
- Have A Passport From An English Speaking Country
- Have A University Degree From An English Speaking Country
- TEFL certification is preferred but optional (To sign up for our free TEFL course, click here)
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When you teach English in Korea, you will receive:
- 2.1 -2.4 million won (depends on experience) (2,100,000 won = $1890US) paid monthly
- FREE PRE-PAID ROUNDTRIP air flights (the employer will book your flight)
- FREE accommodation - single or shared
- School will pay 50% of the medical insurance
- Severance pay (you will receive a full month’s salary after you complete your 12 month contract)
- Overtime pay is 15,000 won per hour
- You will work 30 hours per week
- Curriculum is set by the school
- 15 Paid National Holidays plus 10 paid days
- Low income tax!!
Teaching English in Korea is a very rewarding experience. The students are very well behaved and eager to learn. They have a lot of respect for English teachers.
To apply to teach English in Korea, click here.
I will walk you through the visa process carefully explaining each step so you get it right... the first time!
To find out what documents you need to teach English in Korea, click here.
I match you with the perfect teaching job for you!
To view our latest teaching jobs in Korea, click here:
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I provide you with ongoing support while you are teaching English in Korea. You can contact me at any time!
Candidates who are flexible on location are given priority placement.
We have couple jobs if you want to teach English in Korea with your partner or a friend. We can get you jobs at the same school or close by.
To read our Korea guide, click here.
Schools in Korea hire all year round so you can start any time. You just need to have your visa documents ready BEFORE you can start. The visa process takes 3 weeks once all of your documents are ready.
The students in Korea range from kindergarten to high school.
To get TEFL certification, click here.
Most employers prefer to hire teachers with TEFL certification. It helps to have when negotiating your salary.
Here are some recent testimonials. I have too many to post but here are a few:
Teaching in Korea was one of the best experiences of my life. I was able to pay off my student loans and meet other teachers from all over the world. I had a complete blast. I definitely recommend this experience for new graduates looking for adventure.
Jessica Jackson, USA
I had just graduated from university and I saw some of Sarah’s jobs on my university job board. I applied and Sarah helped me find an amazing job in Korea. She guided me through the visa process making it a breeze. I would highly recommend going through Sarah if you want to get a great job.
Matthew Cole, Canada
Sarah is the best! Not only did she help me find a great teaching job, I took her TEFL course and was able to learn everything I needed to know for the job! I got great reviews from my employer within the first few days. You couldn’t find a better service anywhere else.
Heather Smithers, UK
Even though I already had experience teaching in Korea, I had finished my contract and needed a new job. Sarah was quickly able to find me a job just down the street from where I was working. She has many connections with employers in Korea. I’m very grateful she was able to help me out! I love my new job!
Jared Jacob, Australia
Sarah found me such an amazing job that I'm still here 2 years later! I'm having such a great time that I don't want to go home!! I'm enjoying the FREE accommodation while saving lots of money. The people here are so kind and friendly that I have felt so welcome. I'm paying down my students loans which is a major plus! Thanks again Sarah for all of your help.
Brenda Reed, South Africa
If you have any questions about teaching English in Korea, feel free to email me at sarah[@]eslteacherrecruiter.com
Looking forward to hearing from you!
All the best,
Sarah Fauset - B.A., B.Ed
ESL Teacher Recruiter