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Teach & Travel Korea

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This is a great opportunity for anyone who is looking for a bit of a career break, someone who wants job security, of course it’s perfect for anyone with an interest in teaching but it’s not exclusively for teachers. It’s just a great chance to discover a new country and be funded while you do it.

Is this right for you?

Earn your TESOL qualification in a classroom in Seoul with guaranteed job placement on completion of course. Expect a monthly wage of US$1700-$1900. South Korea is exceptionally modern, has a fascinating culture and has a vibrant expat community. There is also an opportunity to extend / renew your teaching contract beyond 12 months. T&Cs apply.


  • Age 21-40
  • Must hold a valid passport from the UK, USA, Canada, Ireland, South Africa, Australia or New Zealand
  • No teaching experience is required BUT you must have completed a bachelor's degree (any field) with a minimum 2:2 grade (UK)
  • Be in excellent mental & physical health
  • No criminal record
  • Tattoos and piercings must not be visible or extensive
  • You must be willing to commit to a 12-month contract

What's included?

  • 3 week in-class TESOL course & qualification 
  • 1-week comprehensive cultural orientation
  • Flight reimbursement of up to $1000 USD
  • Sim card & bank account set up 
  • Accommodation in a studio apartment
  • Access to online teacher network & online teaching resources
  • Monthly wage of up to $1700-$1900 USD
  • 12 Paid vacation days & public holidays
  • Medical & Health insurance provided
  • T&Cs apply



What can I expect?

South Korea is highly urbanised so even towns with smaller populations will feel quite developed. We will always to our best to accommodate your preferences.
  • 4 week introduction to Korea
  • Job placements all over South Korea
  • Public & private schools (kindergarten, primary & high school)
  • Teach for 16 to 20 hours per week
  • Support & resources from TravelBud
  • Completion bonus – one months’ salary

Terms and conditions

For full Terms and Conditions on each product, please ask your Travel Expert at the time of booking or enquiry.