There are many benefits to teaching in Korea. The biggest benefit of teaching ESL abroad is experiencing the culture and rich heritage of another part of the world. Korea has modern cities, friendly people and a commitment to education on the part of both the government and the people. Korea is a great place to experience living in the heart of Asia.
Traveling to other Asian countries during vacation time is easy from Korea; you will have the opportunity to experience more of the Asia during your stay. Contracts are for twelve months and can be renewed for teachers wanting to stay another year. Browse our website for more information on the specifics of living in Korea and the requirements for teaching ESL.
The annual salary of teaching English in Korea is between $24,000 and $35,000, which is comparable with starting salaries in the U.S, and positions include health benefits. However, your salary will stretch much further when you are teaching in Korea due to your free furnished housing and free airfare; having your apartment and airfare paid for adds about $15,000 to your annual salary.
Park English is a great place to get connected with teaching positions in Korea. We are licensed by the Korean government and screen schools for the benefit of teachers. Jobs are plentiful in Korea, as the nation is committed to increasing English language usage throughout the country and is investing money in education to meet this goal.