CHOOSE YOUR EXPERIENCE
Seoul and Shenzhen often attract most teachers, for some obvious and some less obvious reasons. We will try to outline the advantages/disadvantages of choosing these metropolitan cities and compare them to each other.
These lesser known cities are often overlooked, but can offer a greater cultural experience and most of the amenities and services of their metropolitan counterparts. Learn more below.
Public schools tend to be the popular choice among ESL teachers, due to their reliability, schedule, and ongoing support during the contracted period. Both Korea and China offer public school jobs.
Private positions are also available in both Korea and China. Private schools have more variety than public schools, including positions teaching older students. Click below for more information.
Most of our teachers embark on this journey on their own and find that it's a great way to meet new people and to expand their network. Find out how to thrive as a single ESL teacher in China and Korea.
We throughly enjoy helping couples and following their journeys as they travel and teach together. Find out how to navigate the job search as a couple and what benefits this can offer.
Find out which jobs you can qualify for as a first time ESL teacher in China and Korea and how to apply for them. There are many options and we would be happy to help you navigate through them.
Experienced teachers tend to know something about the job market and their qualifications, unless they are switching countries. Here we'll help you chose the best positions based on your qualifications and expectations.
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Since 2007, Teach ESL Korea has placed more than 3000 teachers in secure, reliable and rewarding teaching jobs in South Korea and more recently in China! Our network of schools and types of positions is always expanding and we're immensely excited about the future of the ESL market for our applicants.
We love what we do and our amazing team of Teacher Representatives will be helping you each step of the way. Each one of our TR's has taught in Korea or China (or both) and they have experienced first hand the ups and downs of teaching abroad.They have loved their experience and want YOU to love it as well!