Why Korea: Is this a choice for me?

If youve found our page it is very possible that you already have an idea about whether or not teaching in Korea is right for you. We are not here to convince anyone that it is, but simply to educate those who have always wondered about it and didnt have the proper information to make a final decision.

Korea is a land of opportunity for many young and educated people. It is a gateway to Travel, Experience, and Job fulfillment. Whether youre feeling stressed at your current job, burned out from a university education, or just plain hungry for adventure, you are likely going to find that this is a great opportunity.

A year may seem like a long time away from family and friends but looking at it from an experience point of view; you will find that there is a lot to gain. It can go fast or slow, depending on the opportunities you take and on how open you are to new environments and situations.

Some of the benefits of signing a teaching contract in Korea are:

  • Many affordable travel opportunities in and around S. Korea
  • A competitive salary
  • Paid accommodations and in some cases meals provided by the school
  • Living expenses are very low compared to western countries
  • Meeting people from around the world and finding new travel opportunities
  • Most contracts require you to work 30 hours or less per week, with many national holidays off
  • Exposure to a unique culture
  • The rewards of teaching children who are bright and eager to learn
  • A chance to be different!

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