Teach English in Korea! Pay off your student loans and go on the adventure of a life time.
Welcome to ESL Teacher Recruiter’s website. My name is Sarah Fauset. You can see a photo of me at the top of this webpage from when I was teaching English in Korea.
After graduating from university with student loans, I was eagerly looking for a job.
Luckily, I saw an opportunity to teach in Korea on my university’s job board. I applied and surprisingly got hired!
I had only planned to teach English in Korea for a year but I had such a great time that I ended up staying for 3 years.
Most teachers that teach English in Korea usually end up staying for another year! Korea is one of the most popular countries to teach English in.
While abroad, I got to:
- Pay off all of my students loans
- Discover a new country
- Taste new food
- Learn about a new culture
- Speak 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
When you teach English in Korea, you will get to learn a new language and discover a new culture.
So many teachers teach English in Korea because it is such a great country. The food is awesome! Spicy!
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!
The students in Korea were an absolute job to teach. The students are very well behaved and eager to learn. They have a lot of respect for English teachers.
When you teach in Korea, you get to enjoy so many new experiences. Every day is an adventure.
I have spent the last 10 years hiring university graduates to teach English in Korea because I wanted to give other graduates the chance to travel for FREE and pay off their students.
There is a huge demand for English teachers worldwide. English is the international business language. Many people need to learn English if they want to have a good career. This creates a major demand for English teachers. South Korea has a big demand for English teachers.
Graduates who teach in Korea are able to save a lot of money.
I’ve partnered with the best schools private schools that are reputable and reliable. When you teach in Korea, you can either work a day shift or an afternoon to evening shift.
Most first time teachers start working at private schools.
Requirements to teach in Korea:
- Be A Native English Speaker
- Have A Passport From An English Speaking Country
- Have A University Degree From An English Speaking Country
- TEFL certification (optional but employers prefer to hire teachers with TEFL)
Most employers want teacher to take the 120 hour TEFL course. However, if you are not ready to take our 120 hour TEFL course, you can sign up for our 20 hour TEFL course and upgrade later.
Benefits when you teach in Korea:
- 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!!
When you teach in Korea, you will have a short working week. Only 30 hours!
It is a very rewarding experience to teach English in Korea.
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 teach in Korea, you will need to prepare certain documents.
To find out what documents you need to get ready to teach English in Korea, click here.
When you apply to teach, you will need to start gathering the documents needed to get an E2 visa. An E2 visa is required to teach in Korea.
When you apply with us to teach in Korea, I match you with the perfect job!
To view our latest teaching jobs, click here:
I provide you with ongoing support and you can contact me at any time!
When applying to teach in Korea, it is best to be flexible on location. Candidates who are flexible on location are given priority placement.
Some teachers who apply to teach in Korea, want to bring a friend or their partner. In this case, we can get you jobs at the same school or close by.
Schools hire teachers to teach in Korea 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.
You will teach students of all ages. The students range from kindergarten to high school and even adults in some cases.
Teach English in Korea – Testimonials
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. 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 SK, 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. 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 and 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
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Teach English in Korea and go on the adventure of a life time! Pay off your student loans and meet other teachers from around the world.
If you want to teach English in Korea, read our guide book that covers everything you need to know. To, read our guide, click here.
I recommend all university graduates teach in Korea for at least a year.
I believe the best teachers to teach in Korea are those opened minded and outgoing.
If you want to teach English in Korea and have questions, 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