South Korea TEFL Internship

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  • 120 Hour Online TEFL Course
  • Teaching in South Korea Course
  • Internship Preparation Course
  • 12-month teaching internship
  • Up to US$1900 (£1350) monthly salary
  • Up to US$1900 (£1350) completion bonus
  • One-way flight reimbursement
  • Free Accommodation
  • Orientation & support throughout
  • Group Size: 50+
  • Pay in 2 option - split the cost and pay in 2 instalments

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Overview

Call us to find out more: 877 526 3959 or request a callback 

Must hold a degree | Must hold a passport from the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand

Interested in getting paid to teach English in South Korea? Then our South Korea TEFL Internship is perfect for you.

You’ll kick off your TEFL journey by completing our 120-Hour TEFL course (this will be needed for your visa application) and it’s jam-packed full of all the information you need to know to become an awesome TEFL teacher. You’ve then got to complete a 1-week online orientation where you’ll learn all about South Korean culture, history and even learn some of the language.

After this, you’ll be jetting off to South Korea!

You’ll have a 14-day quarantine period, then it’s time to immerse yourself in the culture – including taking part in Korean cooking and Taekwondo classes

Next step, let’s get you teaching! For the next 12 months, you’ll get hands-on teaching experience in a South Korean school putting your TEFL skills and knowledge to practice. You will be placed in either a public or private language school and could be teaching students of all ages. You’ll have plenty of spare time to explore what South Korea has to offer, from delicious cuisines to K-pop and ancient architecture, this diverse country won’t disappoint.

Want to check if you’d suit teaching in South Korea? Take our quick quiz to find out!

You can also register your interest for this internship here >

NEW: Pay in 2 Option

Call us now to find out more: 877 526 3959

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*please note, this is a guide only

  • 120 Hour Online TEFL Course
  • Teaching in South Korea Course
  • Internship Preparation Course
  • 12-month teaching internship
  • Up to US$1900 (£1350) monthly salary
  • Up to US$1900 (£1350) completion bonus
  • One-way flight reimbursement
  • Free Accommodation
  • Orientation & support throughout
  • Group Size: 50+
  • Pay in 2 option - split the cost and pay in 2 instalments

Enquire Now - South Korea Internship

For more info on this exciting opportunity, simply pop your details in below and we’ll get in touch very soon!

Want to find out more? Call: 877 526 3959 or request a callback 

Trip details

 
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Before arrival

Before hopping on the plane and setting off to South Korea you'll complete your TEFL course, and teaching in South Korea Course where you'll learn how to effectively teach English to South Korean students!

 

Online orientation

To ensure you're as prepared as you possibly can be before you get to South Korea you'll partake in a 1-week online orientation learning all about South Korean culture, history, and even learn some of the language.

South Korea beach

Day 1

Getting there

You'll be met at the airport by airport staff and health officials and be transferred safely to your accommodation. You'll be staying here for the 2-week quarantine.

During this time you can continue to work through your Internship Preparation Course, and Teaching in South Korea Course if you haven't already completed them. Once completed, why not make a start on putting your blog writing skills to the test and create your own South Korea blog?

two south korean women in dresses

Day 2 - 14

Welcome to South Korea!

Your first 14 days will be spent quarantining, where the local team will be in regular contact. After your quarantine period you'll get the opportunity for excursions and in-class language training. Some of the highlights include - Korean cooking class, Taekwondo class, Gyeongbokgung Palace Tour and welcome dinner.

TEFL teacher with students in South Korea

Day 15 - 365

Your teaching experience

You should be feeling prepared and ready to teach after our training so now it’s time to put your TEFL learning in to practice!

Your 12 month teaching experience gives you an amazing chance to get rewarding hands-on teaching experience in a South Korean school.

Teaching opportunities are in both public and private language schools (hagwons) throughout South Korea, in both large cities to smaller towns across the country. Your monthly living allowance is really generous, and will enable you to live comfortably during your internship. Plus, you'll get free accomodation, a private studio apartment, and it will be nearby to the school you are placed in.

You'll be teaching 40 hours per week, 23-30 of these will be contact time.

In your free time there is so much to explore. South Korea is a diverse country offering modern city life in Seoul and Busan combined with traditional rural life and ancient architecture away from the cities. Steeped with rich history and traditions, delicious cuisine and known for fashion, quirky entertainment, karaoke and k-pop there is so much to experience!

South korean building

Day 365

After teaching

After your teaching experience you’ll get your completion bonus, and if you want to carry on teaching you could extend your stay for another year!

 

Further information about this trip...

  • Inclusions

    What's included?

    • 120 Hour TEFL Course
    • Teaching in South Korea Course
    • Internship Preparation Course
    • 12 months teaching internship - run by our trusted partners
    • Advice & pre-departure preparation
    • Visa support
    • Support in arranging airport pick-up & transfers to school (cost approx $50-$80)
    • Orientation - run online prior to departure
    • Korean language lessons
    • Accommodation
    • US$1700-$1900 (£1,200-£1350) monthly salary during teaching (2.0-2.3 million South Korean Won)
    • US$1700-$1900 (£1,200-£1350) bonus on completion (2.0-2.3 million South Korean Won)
    • Paid holidays (8-15 days in a 12 month contract), plus bank holidays
    • One-way flight reimbursement on arrival
    • Ongoing in-country support
    • Academic support and advice on future employment

    What's not included?

    • Flights (only one-way reimbursed)
    • Visas, visa administration fees, apostille and courier fees
    • Airport transfers (approx. $50-$80)
    • Police check - Please consult your national police (not local police)
    • Budget approximately US$1700 to cover you in your first month before your first salary gets paid
    • Utility bills (approx. US$120 a month)
    • Medical check-up on arrival, approx. US$100
    • Travel insurance (50% of medical health insurance is covered by the school)

    Call us to find out more: 877 526 3959 or request a callback here > 

    Download the brochure now >

  • Course Breakdown

    To ensure that you are fully prepared to embark on your TEFL Internship, we’ve included additional training as part of your Internship.

    Teaching in South Korea Course

    • As part of this course you’ll build on the TEFL skills you gained in your 120 Hour TEFL Course and learn how to effectively teach English to South Korean students, including why Koreans need English, what the education system in South Korea is like, beliefs about English. Plus, you’ll also learn about visas, qualifications, and salaries in South Korea.

    Internship Preparation Course

    • Classroom Behaviour Course – learn how to effectively manage pupil behaviour in your TEFL classroom with our Classroom Behaviour Course. From making a strong first impression, and creating a positive learning environment to working with children with Special Education Needs and managing conflict – you’ll be a behaviour expert by the end of this course.
    • Confidence Building Course – we know how daunting it can be taking your first steps into the TEFL classroom as a newly qualified teacher, that’s why we’ve included this specialist course to give your confidence the boost it needs.
    • Writing Travel Blogs Course – whether you want to make some extra money, start a new hobby, or make your Instagram followers green with envy, this course will teach you how to write high-quality blogs and is a great skill to have as an English teacher.

     

    Call us to find out more: 877 526 3959 or request a callback here > 

    Download the brochure now >

  • Am I eligible?

    What you need:

    • Be a fluent & native English speaker
    • Be aged between 21-35 (some exceptions made on a case-by-case basis)
    • Hold a bachelor's degree & passport from the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia or New Zealand
    • No criminal record
    • In good health
    • No visible tattoos (you must be able to cover any you have)
    • Be ready for an adventure teaching English abroad

    What you don't need:

    • Prior teaching experience
    • A second language

    You’ll need to be fully TEFL trained to teach English in South Korea – that’s why we include our excellent 120 Hour Online TEFL training in our Internship packages.

    Call us to find out more: 877 526 3959 or request a callback here > 

    Download the brochure now >

  • What will I need to organise?

    Before you travel, there are a few things you need to sort. Keep things easy for yourself and don’t leave them ‘til the last minute!

    • International Flights: You’ll need return flights to Seoul (ICN).
    • Visas: US$205 for an E2 visa, plus apostille costs and courier fees
    • Police check: You must carry a clean police check, please consult your national police department (costs may vary).
    • Budget: You’ll be on a generous living allowance – on a very basic budget you can get by on US$20 per day for food and transport.
    • Travel insurance: Medical insurance is arranged but don’t forget your travel insurance before you travel! Travel insurance can be complicated – so click here for some great advice from our friends at the FCO.
    • Health Check: This is done when you’re in South Korea and is $100.
    • Innoculations: You may need to obtain appropriate inoculations

    Call us to find out more: 877 526 3959 or request a callback here > 

    Download the brochure now >

Inclusions

What's included?

  • 120 Hour TEFL Course
  • Teaching in South Korea Course
  • Internship Preparation Course
  • 12 months teaching internship - run by our trusted partners
  • Advice & pre-departure preparation
  • Visa support
  • Support in arranging airport pick-up & transfers to school (cost approx $50-$80)
  • Orientation - run online prior to departure
  • Korean language lessons
  • Accommodation
  • US$1700-$1900 (£1,200-£1350) monthly salary during teaching (2.0-2.3 million South Korean Won)
  • US$1700-$1900 (£1,200-£1350) bonus on completion (2.0-2.3 million South Korean Won)
  • Paid holidays (8-15 days in a 12 month contract), plus bank holidays
  • One-way flight reimbursement on arrival
  • Ongoing in-country support
  • Academic support and advice on future employment

What's not included?

  • Flights (only one-way reimbursed)
  • Visas, visa administration fees, apostille and courier fees
  • Airport transfers (approx. $50-$80)
  • Police check - Please consult your national police (not local police)
  • Budget approximately US$1700 to cover you in your first month before your first salary gets paid
  • Utility bills (approx. US$120 a month)
  • Medical check-up on arrival, approx. US$100
  • Travel insurance (50% of medical health insurance is covered by the school)

Call us to find out more: 877 526 3959 or request a callback here > 

Download the brochure now >

Course Breakdown

To ensure that you are fully prepared to embark on your TEFL Internship, we’ve included additional training as part of your Internship.

Teaching in South Korea Course

  • As part of this course you’ll build on the TEFL skills you gained in your 120 Hour TEFL Course and learn how to effectively teach English to South Korean students, including why Koreans need English, what the education system in South Korea is like, beliefs about English. Plus, you’ll also learn about visas, qualifications, and salaries in South Korea.

Internship Preparation Course

  • Classroom Behaviour Course – learn how to effectively manage pupil behaviour in your TEFL classroom with our Classroom Behaviour Course. From making a strong first impression, and creating a positive learning environment to working with children with Special Education Needs and managing conflict – you’ll be a behaviour expert by the end of this course.
  • Confidence Building Course – we know how daunting it can be taking your first steps into the TEFL classroom as a newly qualified teacher, that’s why we’ve included this specialist course to give your confidence the boost it needs.
  • Writing Travel Blogs Course – whether you want to make some extra money, start a new hobby, or make your Instagram followers green with envy, this course will teach you how to write high-quality blogs and is a great skill to have as an English teacher.

 

Call us to find out more: 877 526 3959 or request a callback here > 

Download the brochure now >

Am I eligible?

What you need:

  • Be a fluent & native English speaker
  • Be aged between 21-35 (some exceptions made on a case-by-case basis)
  • Hold a bachelor's degree & passport from the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia or New Zealand
  • No criminal record
  • In good health
  • No visible tattoos (you must be able to cover any you have)
  • Be ready for an adventure teaching English abroad

What you don't need:

  • Prior teaching experience
  • A second language

You’ll need to be fully TEFL trained to teach English in South Korea – that’s why we include our excellent 120 Hour Online TEFL training in our Internship packages.

Call us to find out more: 877 526 3959 or request a callback here > 

Download the brochure now >

What will I need to organise?

Before you travel, there are a few things you need to sort. Keep things easy for yourself and don’t leave them ‘til the last minute!

  • International Flights: You’ll need return flights to Seoul (ICN).
  • Visas: US$205 for an E2 visa, plus apostille costs and courier fees
  • Police check: You must carry a clean police check, please consult your national police department (costs may vary).
  • Budget: You’ll be on a generous living allowance – on a very basic budget you can get by on US$20 per day for food and transport.
  • Travel insurance: Medical insurance is arranged but don’t forget your travel insurance before you travel! Travel insurance can be complicated – so click here for some great advice from our friends at the FCO.
  • Health Check: This is done when you’re in South Korea and is $100.
  • Innoculations: You may need to obtain appropriate inoculations

Call us to find out more: 877 526 3959 or request a callback here > 

Download the brochure now >

Where will I be teaching?

South Korea Seoul city skyline

Seoul

Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is an incredibly dynamic city where traditional Korean culture meets technology-forward infrastructure. Jump on the high-tech subway to visit ancient Buddhist temples and palaces. Plus, if you're a music fan, Seoul is the heart of K-Pop, so you will be dancing your way through the streets.

South Korea Incheon city skyline

Incheon

Incheon, close to Seoul, is famous for its beach-lined islands and beautiful city skylines. Incheon is a super-modern city, which is bustling with life. Spend your spare time taking boat tours to the local islands, or use the huge transportation hub in the centre of Incheon to take you into the mountains. Let the exploring begin!

South Korea Deagu landscape

Daegu

Daegu, is one of the largest cities in South Korea and is rich with ancient culture and scenic attractions. Early riser? We would recommend getting up at the crack of dawn and hiking up one of the mountain trails to get the most spectacular panoramic views of the sunrising over the city.

South Korea Deajoean city skyline

Daejeon

Less than an hour from the capital Seoul, Daejeon, is a high-technology, forward-thinking city that has earned its name as "Asia's Silicon Valley". Must-see attractions include the National Science Museum and climbing the 93-metre Habit Tower, situated in Expo Park, where you'll get views across the entire city.

South Korea Busan seaside

Busan

Busan is famous for its mix of beaches, mountains, and temples - a real mix of everything. Spend the morning visiting Beomeosa Temple, a Buddhist Shrine founded in 678AD before heading over to Haeundae Beach to take part in one of their traditional tug-of-war games. Then, if you've still got energy left, head over to Gwangalli Beach for the popular nightlife, where you can find a bar with views of the modern Diamond Bridge.

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