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Private Language School Teaching Jobs in Korea

Teach English in Korea with a private language school 💖

Private School Teaching Jobs in Korea

Teaching English in Korea with a private language school offers you a professional teaching opportunity and the chance to experience Korean culture.

The flexible hiring process allows you to apply for positions throughout the year and to really get to know the school at your preferred location.


Package for teaching in Korea

Nationwide - South Korea

  • Competitive local salary

    KRW 2.3 - 2.8 Million monthly (depending on experience)
  • Air-ticket support

    Prepaid one-way airfare for those placed in larger cities
  • Round-trip ticket for smaller cities

    A round trip ticket for those placed in smaller cities
  • Accommodation

    Free fully furnished single occupancy housing that is walking distance from the school
  • Paid leave

    2 Weeks PAID vacation + approximately 15 national holidays
  • Overtime

    Overtime pay or KRW17,000 to KRW 20,000 per supplementary class
  • Completion bonus

    Severance pay equivalent to one month's salary
  • Tax exemption

    Tax exemption for 2 years (apart from Irish & Canadians due to lack of ROK Treaty)
  • Health insurance

    Compulsory medical insurance - 50% of premiums paid by employer-Universal Health Care that includes dental and vision
  • Pension contribution

    National Pension scheme - 50% of contributions paid by employer

Teach English in Korea

About your role

  • 25 to 30 hours of class teaching required per week
  • Training and orientation are provided
  • Teachers are usually able to save 10,000 to 16,000 USD a year
  • Small class size -Between 8 and 15 students
  • Curriculum is provided
  • Support from supervisor, manager, HR, other Korean teachers, and Native speaker teachers
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Where can I teach?

Locations available for teaching in Korea include:

  • Seoul, near Seoul
  • Busan, near Busan
  • Incheon
  • Daejeon
  • Daegu
  • Gwangju
  • Cheonan
  • Pohang
  • Changwon
  • Ulsan
  • Sejong
  • Suwon
  • Jeonju
  • Naju
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        Why teach in Korea at private language schools?

        • Small class sizes allow you to really get to know your students
        • You are a teacher not a teacher’s assistant
        • Well-developed curriculum, textbook and other teaching materials
        • State of art school facility offer teachers the chance to use technology and provides a comfortable learning environment for students
        • Management is there to support your success as a teacher and also ensure your adjustment to living in Korea goes smoothly
        • A supportive expat community of between five and thirty English teachers at each school
        • Flexible hiring process - only sign the contract after all of your questions are answered and you feel secure in your decision
        • Speak to a manger and current English speaker teacher before you make the decision to accept the job offer


        • Bachelor’s degree
        • TEFL / TESOL / CELTA certicate. Don't have TEFL? Book your TEFL course today
        • No experience required
        • Clean Background check 
        • Be a native English speaker from Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, Africa, Australia or New Zealand (due to visa requirements)

        Want to teach in South 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.

        Apply now

        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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