Upon graduating from a TEFL course, graduates may decide to teach in South Korea for a number of reasons but the main one seems to be the relatively lucrative working contracts. Yes, at last, here is a country where English teachers really are looked after.
Korea is a serious TEFL destination for serious TEFL teachers.
Schools in South Korea normally offer one full year teaching contracts to teachers which includes the flight over, housing, a salary of around $1,000-$1,800 USD per month plus one month's bonus salary once the 12 month contract is completed successfully.
The salary given in South Korea allows a very comfortable lifestyle and because the cost of living is relatively low compared to most western countries, it allows teachers to save up to half of their monthly income. English instruction is taken very seriously in South Korea and the country's desire to learn English is always growing, therefore competitive job offers are on offer all year round and are more or less very easy to secure.
A lot of graduates have ended up in South Korea for these reasons and have been able to save a great deal of money as well as travel through Asia during school holiday breaks. Read on to get inspired and learn what it's like to live, learn and teach in South Korea
So book the flight, book the TEFL course, go live the Korean experience and afterwards get in touch with us and share your experiences to inspire others. Oh, does anyone know a TEFL course in Korea we could speak to to get more useful information about TEFL in Korea? Let us know, we need to collaborate with a local TEFL Academy to get some really good articles for our readers! Hasta luego.....