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    Homestay tutors volunteer to teach conversational English to a screened host family and receive free room and board.

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    • Improve or learn a language
    • Experience a new culture and food
    • Help someone learn English
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    • Live like a local in your host community for free
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    Help a family learn English. For 1, 2, or 3 months. You'll become a part of the community.

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      Au Pairs take care of the children, help with homework, keep children's rooms & play areas clean, and prepare snacks and meals for the children for about 30 hours a week.

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        Teach Abroad with the peace of mind knowing we have your back 24/7.

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        • Live like a local in your host community
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          Depending on the location, you can teach for a month in the summer, a semester, or a year. You'll become a part of the community.

          Teaching English Abroad is ideal for anyone wanting to have an amazing cultural experience, earn a sustainable income, and contribute to people improving their life opportunities.

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                      South Korea

                      Teach English Abroad In South Korea

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                      Overview

                      South Korea is well established as one of the most popular destinations to teach English in Asia. South Korea offers high wages, excellent teacher benefits, high-tech school facilities, and overall well-structured and supportive workplaces. There is still a large demand for native English speakers to teach in Korea.

                      Fees

                      • $1,559 for one year, placement only.
                      • $2,599 for one year, placement, and in-country TESOL certification course.
                      • Pay with Klarna and set up weekly or monthly payments.
                      • Or pay a $350 deposit, a $500 placement fee when you're accepted, and then a final amount of $709 or $1,749, 60-days before departure.

                      Included

                      • Airport arrival support and pick-up
                      • Paid holidays are usually between 10 - 15 days (The exact amount differs between schools)
                      • Comprehensive job placement assistance
                      • Full background and vetted schools
                      • Full support and guidance with the document collection process
                      • Full support and guidance pre-departure and in-country from experienced staff who have taught abroad
                      • Contract negotiation
                      • Visa support and guidance
                      • Comprehensive internationally accredited TESOL Course (if signed up for the in-country course) along with one-week cultural orientation (or weekend orientation program for placement only)
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                      • Ongoing support once the teacher is placed
                        South Korea Cultural Orientation (Online & In-country)

                      Not Included

                      • Courier costs of documents
                      • Flights, but these are reimbursed.
                      • Day to day transport costs, i.e. bus/train rides to your placement school, visa run expenses
                      • Utility bills
                      • Meals (breakfast, lunch, & dinner) during the TESOL course, orientation week, and at placement
                      • Lesson planning materials and stationery during the in-country TESOL course.
                      • Accommodation deposit for in-class participants.
                      • ARC (alien registration card) processing fee. The cost is approximately USD $30.
                      • Medical check-up in-country for ARC application, which is mandatory. This costs approximately USD $100 and is coordinated by the school within the first week of arrival in Korea.
                      • Medical Insurance (we require that all participants arrive on the program able to demonstrate current medical insurance coverage).
                      • Visa application and expenses if a visa run is required.
                      • Accommodation during the course/orientation.

                      What You Will Earn

                      • Your salary will be between USD $1,750 to $22,500 per month for 40 hours per week.
                      • 23 - 30 of those hours will be teaching contact time.
                      • The average wage for someone without teaching experience will be +/-$1,900.
                      • All schools are legally required to pay 50% of your medical insurance.
                      • Applicants will be given rent-free semi-furnished (bed, refrigerator, aircon, and washing machine) accommodation and will be required to cover utility bills, maintenance costs, etc.
                      • One-way airfare, at minimum, will be reimbursed to the applicant by the school.
                      • End of contract bonus (severance pay-out of roughly 1 month’s salary per 1 year worked.

                      Requirements And Qualifications

                      Eligibility Required Docs
                      Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in any field of study
                      Apostilled Copy of Bachelors Degree/Diploma
                      Must be a native English speaker and citizen of one of the 7 accepted native English Speaking countries (USA, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and Ireland). Degrees from outside these countries are not recognized.
                      Apostilled Criminal Background Check
                      A degree from a Korean University that was taught in English may be accepted and needs to be reviewed case-by-case.
                      Apostilled Birth Certificate (UK & AUS citizens only)
                      Good physical and mental health.
                      Apostilled Certificate of Citizenship (if applicable)
                      Applicants must be over the age of 21.
                      E2 Health Form (filled out in ink and date left blank)
                      Candidates over the age of 50 must be referred to the office in Seoul before they can be accepted and will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
                      Accredited TESOL Certificate
                      100% clean federal-level Criminal Background Check.
                      Two ink signed letters of reference
                      Commit for at least 12 months.
                      Three individually sealed copies of university transcripts (keep one copy with you and send 2 copies to Korea.)
                      Have sufficient funds to pay program fees and other associated costs of the program.
                      8 Passport Photos (send 4 to Korea and keep another 4 for later).
                      120 Hr, in class or online TESOL/TEFL/CELTA. Qualified teachers who have a teaching license do not need to have a TESOL qualification.
                      Photocopy of your passport name page
                      Accent - Candidates must have a clear and easy-to-understand accent. If an accent will be challenging for Korean people to understand, we may not be able to accept the candidate as it may affect their success in obtaining a position in Korea. We may request a voice recording in the event that you are unsure to assess a neutral accent. This applies to all nationalities.
                      Cover Letter and Resume (with Picture)

                      Application for Confirmation of Visa Issuance Form

                      Signed copy of employment contract
                       

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                      Only Independent Reviews

                      Independent reviews guide us to always strive to do better. We enjoy a 9.8 (out of 10) rating on GoAbroad.com for our Teach English in South Korea program.