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South Korea Teach Voyage

Experience the warmth of Korean hospitality, exemplified in the tranquil temples, vibrant festivals, and the genuine smiles of locals. From the high-tech streets of Gangnam to the serene beauty of cherry blossoms in spring, South Korea invites you on a journey where tradition and modernity dance in harmony, creating an unforgettable mosaic of experiences.

TEFL Certification Award winning pre-departure and in-country 24/7 support Cultural Orientation Guaranteed Job Placement
South Korea
Capital City
Summer months
June to August
Languages Spoken
Winter months
December to February
South Korean won
Korea Standard Time
About Destination
Program Description

South Korea Teach Voyage

• Public schools are where students go for their day to day schooling. Teachers who work in public schools typically teach at 2 - 3 different public schools (depending on the province) during the week to fill up their schedules. 

• Public school teaching is Monday to Friday during the day from around 08.30 to 16.30. 

• Public schools tend to have larger class sizes and teachers have more responsibility in preparing and creating lesson plans and materials but teachers are able to reach a wider demographic of students. 

• Public school key points include: 

• Working hours are typically in mornings and afternoons, from Monday to Friday. 

• There are usually around 20-30 students per class at the public schools. 

• There is a South Korean teaching assistant in the class. • More lesson planning is required. 

• Around 22-24 teaching hours per week. 

• There is a strong possibility that you will be the only foreign teacher at your school. 

• Will likely be required to teach at more than 1 school each week.

What to Expect

• Lifetime placement. 

• Earn a monthly salary of R22 000 - R28 000 per month. • Schools pay 50% of your medical insurance (some schools pay 100% but it is not required from the school) • Receive a rent free semi-furnished (bed, refrigerator, aircon and washing machine) accommodation. You will however be responsible to pay utilities and maintenance. • One way airfare at minimum will be reimbursed to you by the school after arrival. 

• End of contract bonus of approx. 1 month's salary - you get a 13th cheque for every 12 months that you worked. 

• You will receive appropriate training systems and lesson plans before starting your new job. 

• Airport arrival support and pick-up. 

• Paid holidays (usually between 10-15 days, however this differ between the schools) 

• Comprehensive job placement assistance. 

• Placement with screened schools. 

• Support and guidance with the visa process. 

• Support and guidance prior to your departure. 

• In country support from experienced staff. 

• Contract negotiation between the employer and employee. • World Voyage T-shirt. 

• On-going support once you are placed.

• South Korea cultural orientation. 

• Accommodation included for 4 weeks during the TESOL course. 

• 120 hour accredited in class TESOL course. 

• 1 week of cultural orientation which includes: 

• Grand Palace tour and Hanbok experience. 

• A visit to the Korean War Memorial. 

• A Korean cooking class. 

• Taekwondo Martial Arts class. 

• Korean language class. • SIM card.

What To Expect


• To become a teacher in South Korea you have to meet a few requirements: 

• Have a Bachelor's Degree of 3 years+ in any field of study. 

• Be a South African citizen. 

• Have an excellent grasp of the English language. 

• Have a clear and easy to understand English accent. 

• Good physical and mental health, candidates with depression, HIV and epilepsy will not be considered. 

• Be between the ages of 21-35 (older candidates will be considered) 

• Have a clean criminal record with no previous convictions. 

• Willing to commit for a minimum of 12 months. 

• Must have a certificate of minimum 120 hours in class OR online. 

• TEFL/TESOL/CELTA (you can obtain this through our partnering agency and is included in Option 1&2) 

• Candidates with a Teaching Degree do not need to have a TEFL/TESOL/CELTA qualification.

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