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Private School Teaching Jobs in Korea

Do you want to try something new? Do you enjoy working with people and being engaged in a community? Do you want to improve your resume and employability by getting valuable international experience?

If the answer to these questions is YES, we'd love to hear from you!

TEFL UK are looking to hire English Second Language teachers for private school teaching positions throughout beautiful Korea.

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Private School Teaching Jobs in Korea


  • Excellent local salary

    Up to 2.9 Million KRW / Month (dependent on qualifications)
  • Accommodation provided

    Furnished apartment or housing allowance
  • Airfare

    One way
  • End of contract bonus

    Severance pay
  • Local health plan

    Health insurance
  • National Pension

    Korean Pension scheme enrolment
  • Paid leave

    Winter and summer break
  • Training provided

    Guidance and support from local teachers

The right TEFL job in Korea for you!

Develop and support Korean learners, make a difference!

  • Start any month

  • Various shift patterns available

  • Teach English to Kindy, Elementary, Middle School, Adults

  • Secure 12 month contract

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Expect a warm and friendly welcome when you teach in Korea!

Skills and requirements

  • Bachelor's degree holder
  • Fluent English speaker
  • TEFL / TESOL / CELTA certicate. Don't have TEFL? Book your TEFL course today
  • Enjoy working with young learners
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Culturally adaptable

Available locations

We are hiring for both metropolitan and provincial locations including Seoul, Busan, Incheon, Daejeon, Daegu, Jeju and many more.


We hire teachers all year round, and you can start whenever you like. In Korea, there are numerous private school teaching positions accessible in all towns and cities.

This is virtually always the case. Because there is such a strong demand for fluent English speakers, many private schools in Korea employ multiple international teachers. For some of the larger schools in large metropolitan districts, you may be working with a large team of foreign instructors. Alternatively, in more rural locations, some schools only recruit one or two foreign teachers.

Yes, there is a meet and greet service for new English teachers in Korea. You can expect to be welcomed at the airport and transported to your host town or city.

Depending on the age of the pupils, classes could last anywhere from 40 to 60 minutes. In most cases, younger kids receive shorter classes.

In Korea, private schools normally operate in one of two shifts. For younger students (Kindergarten and Primary), morning/afternoon classes are available; for older students, afternoon/evening classes are available (Primary, Middle School and Adults).

Because teaching jobs in Korea are in high demand, it's vital to make sure your visa documents are in the works before you begin your application. Many institutions look for teachers who are at least underway with their document preparation. If you have an apostilled police check and apostilled degree to hand when you apply, the process will go much faster. However, TEFLUK is always available to discuss the required documents in greater detail, so if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Want to teach in Korea?

We’ve got you covered! Discover our teaching jobs in Korea and launch an exciting career as an international teacher. To apply for this role, fill out the below application form and an advisor will contact you with next steps.

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Simply fill out this form and we'll get straight back to you. If you have any questions you can always email us at [email protected]

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