South Korea
Employment Type
Contract Length
1 Year+


Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education OR Bachelor’s degree plus valid teaching license OR Bachelor’s in any subject with a TEFL/TESOL certification*
  • Citizen of the U.S., Canada**, UK, Ireland, Australia, or New Zealand (no exceptions)
  • 62 years of age or younger
  • Must have studied in one of the above citizenship countries since the 7th grade until university, for a minimum of 10 years
  • NO criminal record including underage drinking charges, DUIs, misdemeanors, etc. (besides very minor traffic offenses like speeding)

Job Benefits

  • Paid English teaching positions throughout South Korea
  • 8 day orientation upon arrival
  • One year contracts
  • Free furnished studio apartment
  • salary of about $1,500 to $1,800 USD (2.1 – 2.5 million KRW)
  • Flights Reimbursement
  • Approximately 26+ days of paid vacation
  • South Korean National Health Insurance coverage with 50% of your insurance premiums paid for by the EPIK program

Company Description

Greenheart Travel has been sending teachers to South Korea for over 15+ years and we have supported thousands of people through the complicated application process as well as prepared them for life in Korea prior to departure. Along with our extensive experience sending teachers to South Korea, here are some other advantages of applying for through us:

Greenheart is located in Chicago – we are available to answer questions during US business hours
Friendly, responsive, and professional support from program manager
An experienced program manager will personally review your application to make sure it’s correct and ready to be submitted to the schools in Korea
Hands on support and personal attention every step of the way including:
Preliminary practice interview with Greenheart Travel
Exclusive tips and prep questions for your interviews
Tips and resources to expedite your documents
Comprehensive and in-depth pre-departure support includes cultural and logistical training
Continued support throughout your contract in Korea
We will keep you on track to make sure you have the best possible chance of getting a position in South Korea!
Discounted document processing services through EPIK-approved vendors
We are a non-profit, mission-based organization

Job Description

South Korea offers some of the highest salaries and best benefits packages of any ESL position in the world! Program-at-a-Glance:

Paid English teaching positions throughout South Korea
Public school placements
One year contracts
Guaranteed minimum salary of 2.05 million KRW per month (~$1,500 USD)
Paid Vacation, Flight Reimbursement, Contract Completion & Renewal Bonuses
Settlement allowance of 300,000 KRW within the first month of first teaching contract
Personal attention and support from an experience Greenheart Travel program manager