Teach English in Korea if You're From These Countries

One of the main requirements for all English teaching jobs in Korea is to be from an English speaking country.  That is, a country whose native language is English.  The core list that most jobs reference are as follows:

  1. Australia
  2. Canada
  3. Ireland
  4. New Zealand
  5. South Africa
  6. United Kingdom
  7. United States

How to Get a Job Teaching English in Korea

I know from experience that when you first start thinking about coming to Korea to teach English, it can be a bit overwhelming and confusing.  Watching all the videos, reading all the blogs builds up the anticipation and excitement of this endeavor.  On top of all that, there is a huge void of how to really get started, what you need to do, when to do it - basically how to get the job teaching in Korea.

Teach English in Korea: 6 Tips for a Successful Interview

When it comes to getting any job, the interview is likely the most important part of the entire process.  It's no different with getting into Korea to teach English.  I believe there are universal tips for a good interview, and then some specific ones for getting a job teaching in Korea.  The following video is my take on the 6 best tips I could give to really nail the interview.

Teach English in Korea: How to Get Your Reference Letters Done Quickly

Reference letters, although not difficult, can take some time.  If you request a reference letter from someone you will be dependent upon their ability (or willingness) to take time out of their day to write it, print it, sign it,  scan it, and email it to you.  If you've asked a former boss to provide a reference letter and they truly are busy (not all bosses are created equal) then it may be very difficult for them to take time out to do it.

Passport, and Visas and CRCs...Oh My!

Many people have questions about the processes for obtaining your passport, Visa, and Criminal Record Check in order to travel abroad to teach English.  For those interested in coming to Korea, I try to touch on the details of each of the processes.

Getting your Visa and Criminal Record Check (CRC) can be tedious and time consuming.  Plan wisely, prepare your documentation carefully, and get started ASAP.  You'll be glad you did in the end.

I hope it is helpful.  Even more, I hope to see you here soon.

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