What are the Basic Requirements to Teach English in Korea 2019-2020?

To teach English in South Korea you must meet the following criteria:

  • Citizenship from a recognized English-speaking nation: U.S., U.K., Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa.
  • Bachelor’s degree/diploma from an accredited college or university (4 years in US/3 years in UK).
  • Original national level criminal record check (FBI in the U.S.) that is free of any charges or convictions – DUIs, DWIs and any other misdemeanors or felonies will disqualify any prospective teachers from receiving an E-2 visa required to teach English in Korea (minor traffic violations will not disqualify you).
  • Clean health check and drug test.

What is there to do for fun while teaching English in Korea?

From stunning natural beauty, dynamic cities and thousands of years history and culture, to fantastic cuisine and world class nightlife, Korea offers foreign English teachers a wealth of new and fun experiences.  Whether you enjoy hiking, going to baseball games, or playing jazz in a funk bank, Korea offers something for everybody.  Here are just some of the attractions you can look forward to when you embark on your adventure of teaching English in Korea.