Teach English in South Korea! Find Beauty in Every Corner
Do you want to live in the city, the mountain, or the beach? Teach English in South Korea public schools (EPIK) or private schools with OnTESOL and you will have it all! This Teach English in South Korea Guide will show you the most beautiful cities, beaches, and forests in South Korea. You will also learn how to find your dream job and the TESOL certification that you need to qualify for a higher pay level!
Teach English in Seoul, South Korea
Seoul is a world-class city where the new meets the old. Gorgeous temples mingle with mighty glass skyscrapers, and old industrial areas make space for eco-friendly urban parks. Most South Korean private language schools are located in Seoul. If you are interested in teaching English with EPIK, teaching experience is preferred.
Teach English in Busan, South Korea
Busan is a big and colourful city with nice beaches to enjoy in the summer and accessible mountain parks to hike in on a mild afternoon. Busan is a thriving city where there are plenty of job opportunities for certified ESL teachers. Some teaching experience and a 50-hour Practicum are preferred.
Teach English in Jeju Island, South Korea
Jeju Island is the jewel of South Korea. It is known as the Hawaii of East Asia for its beautiful beaches and turquoise waters. Jeju Island is so hidden that few teachers know it exists, so this will be our little secret! Enjoy nature and ancient South Korean traditions in Jeju Island. Teach English in paradise with OnTESOL!
Teach English in Daegu, South Korea
Daegu is perfect for young university graduates who are starting their first English teaching job abroad. It provides a big-city environment without the difficulties of getting a job in big cities like Seoul or Busan. The biggest network of young foreign teachers is in Daegu, so you will never feel bored or alone.
Teach English in Gwangju, South Korea
Gwangju is a medium-sized city and it is preferred by those who want to teach English in a busy but friendly environment. Gwangju is full of beautiful parks to hike or bike on your free weekends. The Gwangju Design Biennale welcomes artists and architects from all over the world, so there are always interesting galleries and outdoors expositions to visit.
Teach English in Jeonju, South Korea
If you would like to teach English in a beautiful rural area, Jeonju is the place! It has a rich history as South Korea’s gastronomical center. For those teaching English in another place, Jeonju is only an hour or two by train, so make sure to visit the Jeonju Bibimbap food festival and spend the weekend visiting ancient temples, towns and castles.
Teach English in Ulsan, South Korea
Ulsan is the industrial hub of South Korea and it makes a perfect city for teaching business English. Some of the largest multinational corporations operate from Ulsan, including Hyundai. As a medium-sized city in one of the greenest countries in the world, ESL teachers in Ulsan enjoy both the convenience of city life and the tranquility of the countryside and natural parks.