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whats the bast places in south korea to teach

Unread postby mattyd- » 01 Jul 2008, 19:07

hi, iam 23 male irish and new to this game. looking to teach in south korea and i have some questions. just want a good idea of what it would be like.

where the best place to teach?

public or private schools?

what are the kids like to teach?

what are the people generaly like?

wheres the best night life?

Is there any fake schools that we should look out for that would just screw you over?

thanks for any replies
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Re: whats the bast places in south korea to teach

Unread postby systematic » 02 Aug 2008, 22:31

You'll find the basic answers to all your questions under the links below which includes info from the US embassy:

transitions 0507
transitions 0307
US Embassy complete guide to teaching in Korea

Good luck.
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Re: whats the bast places in south korea to teach

Unread postby PeterDrake » 14 Nov 2009, 09:39

where the best place to teach?
In general South Korea is quite developed, so you can choose any destination within South Korea as long as you are finding the kind of job that best fits your interests.
public or private schools?
Both are equally good. However I have seen more openings from public schools.
what are the kids like to teach?
Kids are just like any other ESL learners.
what are the people generaly like?
People are Quite Friendly and Helpful. It takes a little time to settle down in s.korea.
Is there any fake schools that we should look out for that would just screw you over?
I haven't heard much about fake schools. One is safe as long as they choose a right recruitment agency. Park English Recruitment Agency helped me find a good english teaching position in South Korea.

I hope this helps.. Peace..
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Re: whats the bast places in south korea to teach

Unread postby Alex Case » 15 Nov 2009, 22:57

Are you sure you don't work for Park English, Peter? I've never known someone to have their former recruiter's link in their signature, and your English seems a little non-native
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Re: whats the bast places in south korea to teach

Unread postby jonnielsen » 17 Feb 2010, 15:22

I read this in an article and it is a place in south korea and maybe this could help. It has a great salary also.

Location: Songpa, Seoul
Teacher Type: Native English Teacher
Students type: Elementary~ Middle school
Start date: End of July
Salary: 2.1~ 2.3million won
Total Hours: 120 hours/month
Teaching hours: 2pm~ 9pm
Type of housing: Single Housing
Vacation: 10 working days
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