South Korea

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South Korea

Our cultural teaching program runs for a duration of 12months. We link you up with a friendly School, so that you can get the authentic feel of South Korea.

We offer all enthusiastic, bright and vibrant individuals an offer they cannot refuse. If you are taking a gap year after school or if you’re wanting to take a break after your studies, let us help you make the most of it. Our teaching opportunity runs for a duration of 12months.

Why South Korea

South Korea is home to some of the friendliest people on Earth. Here, you will find colorful hanboks and historical places in the middle of Seoul, South Korea’s capital. All around the country, you will also see temples, fortresses and palaces. When it comes to nature, South Korea boasts a lot of hot springs, sandy beaches, mountain peaks and national parks.

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Teacher Requirements:

  • Native English Speaker
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any field from a Native
    English speaking University (not Free State)
  • TEFL/TESOL120 hours; internationally accredited. (You can do the Hopscotch 120hr course if you have not completed one)
  • 21-39 years old
  • No Criminal History (CBC Clear)
  • No medication or health concerns
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Monthly salary from R27 000 - R30 000

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Sponsored work Visa

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Health Insurance

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Airfare reimbursement: after completion of the contract

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Fully furnished Studio apartment provided

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Paid Vacation 10-25 days off per year

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Bonus provided on completion of contract

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Airport pick-up upon arrival

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Living Assistance: setting up SIM card, bank account, transportation card, apartment rental, etc.


Enrolment Fee: R5000

Placement Fee: R18 600

Flight: + – R15 000 (Gets reimbursed)

Supporting documentation for your visa : +- R2500

Tefl Course (Optional): R3 500


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Okay, we know this is a long form. This is because the more info we get from you up front, the quicker we can process your application and get going on the important part of finding your perfect placement. Please take the time to fill this out carefully, and we’ll get onto it straight away. If you’d like to discuss the options or have any questions that aren’t answered here, please feel free to contact us

What to expect…

  • HT receives the application in full and ensures all the REQUIRED documents are received
  • HT will review the profile – if you qualify you will be accepted on the program
  • HT will share your profile with our data base of schools
  • Interviews: Schools will email you to do interviews. Please have a look at the Interview guidelines before interviewing with families 
  • You may have to do a few interviews to find a the right “placement”
  • If both you and the School agree on the placement then we have hit a hole in one!
  • HT will be notified from our partner that they would like to proceed
  • Flight Booking: Confirmation mail will be sent with your flight ticket
  • Visa booking: HT will arrange for the supporting documentation to be sent so you can attend the visa appointment. The Visa process is tedious but its to ensure that you have all your documents in check!
  • Departure: You have your passport in hand and off you go!
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