Who Can Apply

In order to apply for an English Teaching position in Korea, all applicants meet the basic requirements below:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline
  • Native English Speaker
  • Citizen of USA, Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland
  • Have completed K-12 in English speaking Countries above
  • No criminal records including DUI (Driving Under Influence)
  • Candidates must be healthy, open-minded, hard-working, responsible and energetic

You will be eligible to apply for positions offering larger salaries if you have one of the followings:

  • A bachelor degree major in education, English, Linguistics, or English literature
  • A teacher’s license from Canada or USA
  • A teaching English certificate such as TESOL, TEFL, TEFL,or CELTA
  • At least one year of teaching experience in accredited institution

Besides the education qualifications, the ideal English teacher has the same personality traits as a good teacher anywhere else in the world. If you are patient and able to explain things in a simple way, students will feel safe and comfortable in your class and enjoy the learning environment you create. If you enjoy teaching and influencing others in a positive way and find meaning in challenging students to learn and grow, your students will never forget you. If you are adventurous, open to new cultures and lifestyles and enjoy traveling, teaching in Korea may even be your dream job. Also, it wouldn’t hurt if you like spicy food, soups, and barbeques.