South Korea
Employment Type
Contract Length
6-12 Months 1 Year+
Classroom Audience
Children High School Middle School


Job Description

Join our intensive 3-week in-person TESOL/TEFL certification course in Incheon, South Korea with job placement following graduation from the course. In most cases, we are able to place you with a private school in Korea prior to your arrival for the course! A TEFL/TESOL is required for almost all jobs in Korea, so get it done as part of your program upon arrival - instead of doing it online.

Program at a Glance:
  • 120-hours of coursework
  • 16 hours of practicum
  • Taught by highly qualified instructors
  • 1-week cultural orientation upon arrival
  • Korean culture and language lessons
  • Taekwondo
  • Palace visits
  • Korean cooking lessons
  • Assistance finding paid work in Korea, China, Vietnam, Thailand or Myanmar following your successful course completion*
  • Accommodation during course
  • Two months of comprehensive medical travel insurance
  • Pre-departure and in-country support
  • Visa document support

*In most cases, we are able to place you with a private school in Korea prior to your arrival for the course!

Upcoming Course Dates

September 27, 2021 – Closed for TESOL + Placement, but still open for Placement Only program option.
January 24, 2022 – Open
April 25, 2022 – Open
September 26, 2022 – Open

Job Market at a Glance:
  • Peak hiring season in the spring and fall
  • Legal work permits required
  • Mostly private schools, some public school positions
  • Minimum salary of ~$1,700 USD or 2.1M KRW
  • 12-month contracts
  • Most schools will also offer a free, furnished apartment, flight reimbursement, contract bonuses, and health insurance. With only utilities and personal spending to worry about, many teachers can save at least $1000 USD every month!


  • 3 weeks of intensive TESOL/TEFL training in Incheon
  • 120 hours of classwork
  • 16 hours of student teaching
  • 1-week cultural orientation upon arrival
  • Accommodation during the course (shared housing)
  • International medical and accident insurance (two months)
  • Airport pickup and transfer
  • Job, visa and housing assistance