Requirements to teach in South Korea require native English speakers to have a Bachelor Degree and TESOL Certificate. One benefit to teaching in South Korea, is it’s the world’s first country to bring high-speed fiber-optic broadband internet access to every primary and secondary school nation-wide, and has the fastest Internet download speeds in the world. Using this infrastructure, the country has developed Digital Textbooks, which will be distributed for free to every primary and secondary school nation-wide by 2013.
Full time teacher openings in South Korea usually provide a salary of 1.9-2.5m won per month, visa sponsorship, airfare, housing, health insurance, and paid vacations.
There are many places that you can teach English abroad, and one such country that is constantly looking for English teachers is South Korea. South Korea is filled with a lot of history as the country was famously split from North Korea.
Not only will you find many monuments and museums in the area, but those who teach in this country will get to experience the Asian culture of the area while enjoying this beautiful and unique country.
This is also a great way for people looking for a job opportunity that will help them actually reach out to others by finding work teaching English to speakers of other languages to individuals living in Korea.
Recently, South Korea has also implemented robot English teachers with the support of Mun Sang Kim, director of the Center for Intelligent Robotics at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology.