It’s quite simple why university graduates are choosing to teach English in Korea. South Korea offers English some of best contracts.
Employers in Korea pay for English teacher’s flights upfront. Most graduates are looking to pay off their students loans and can’t afford to pay for their own flight.
Graduates in Korea get free accommodation which makes saving money easy. Most graduates in Korea are putting over $1000 US on their students loans a month.
Once graduates complete their 12 month contract, they get one months salary free as a bonus which is a nice perk.
Graduates in Korea get to take advantage of a full coverage health plan as part of their contract.
Graduates in Korea enjoy a high standard of living with a low cost of living. English teachers can easily afford to out at a restaurant twice a day. There is no scrimping and saving while teaching in Korea!
The people in Korea are friendly and welcoming. They often make an effort to say hello to English teachers.
The students in Korea are eager to learn and an absolute pleasure to teach. They make a teacher feel like a rock star.
The teaching hours are short. Graduates in Korea only teach 30 hours a week which is only 6 classes a day.
The food in Korea is delicious. Most Korean dishes have red pepper in them which adds a nice kick.
There are so many interesting things to do while teaching English in Korea. From learning Taewondo or singing at the private singing rooms, there is never a dull moment.
English teachers get to meet other teachers from all over the world and quickly form a bond.
There is no surprises that university graduates are flocking to South Korea. The benefits are out of this world.
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