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OUR PASS RATE
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Paid TEFL Internship in South Korea

This Internship at a Glance

  • Online TEFL Course (120-hours) including lesson planning
  • Teach and travel in South Korea
  • 12-month teaching internship
  • One-way flight reimbursement
  • Free Accommodation
  • Orientation and support throughout
  • Group size of up to 50+ interns
  • US$1700-$1900 (£1,200-£1350) monthly salary during teaching (2.0-2.3 million South Korean Won)
  • US$1700-$1900 (£1,200-£1350) bonus on completion (2.0-2.3 million South Korean Won)

About your Internship

If you like the idea of getting paid to teach and travel, whilst exploring a stunning new country – our Paid South Korea TEFL Internship is right up your street! Spend 12 unforgettable months exploring everything South Korea has to offer from vibrant, bustling cities to lush mountainous national parks and emerald green forests all while getting real teaching experience!

During your Internship, you’ll earn an amazing salary which is yours to spend as you wish. With safe, clean accommodation included, we’ll take away the hassle and cost of sorting somewhere to live! Plus, with your teaching placement sorted for you, visa help, ongoing in-country support and an online cultural orientation, you’ll have everything sorted for you, leaving you free to focus on the fun bits!

The beauty of our Internships is that we organise everything for you – from getting TEFL qualified to sorting free accommodation, we’ve got your back!!

Before you hop onto that plane, we’ll make sure you’re fully prepared with our UK Government regulated, and US Government approved TEFL course, Internship Preparation Course, and Teaching in South Korea course designed for your internship.

You’ll also benefit from full support before and during your internship through our dedicated Customer Support Team and our trusty in-country partners. Our in-country partners, Xplore Asia will be there for you every step of the way. From visa guidance and flight assistance, to training and full job support. If you need anything, they’ll be there to help you!

Our support doesn’t end when the internship’s over. Although it’s not something you want to think about now, you may want to come back home! We’ll be there post-internship to offer further guidance, or other travel opportunities.

Your role as a TEFL Teacher consists of:

  • Teaching the school children engaging English lessons
  • Creating lesson plans, resources and marking
  • Conversing with the schoolchildren in English
  • 40 working hours per week (23-30 of which are teaching contract time)
  • Becoming everyone’s favourite new teacher!

Let’s talk money!

You’ll be earning a salary of £1,200-1,350 per month, what you do with your salary is completely up to you. We know we’d be spending ours on one of the year-round festivals South Korea has to offer or hit up one of the world famous K-pop concerts.

Where will you be placed?

The Internship will take place in amazing destinations across South Korea, including Seoul, Incheon, Daejeon, Daegu and Busan. Our dedicated and experienced in-country partners will match you with the most suitable school and accommodation. With over 27 years’ experience of sending TEFLers abroad, you can rest assured that the accommodation and schools we select have been given our expert seal of approval!

Paid TEFL Internship in South Korea (tefl-internship-comparison-nov22.jpg)

Course Breakdown

  • Online TEFL Course (120-hours) including lesson planning
  • Teaching in South Korea Course
  • Internship Preparation Course
  • Orientation

To ensure that you are fully prepared to embark on your TEFL Internship, we've included additional training as part of your Internship.

Teaching in South Korea Course

  • As part of this course you’ll build on the TEFL skills you gained in your 120 Hour TEFL Course and learn how to effectively teach English to South Korean students, including why Koreans need English, what the education system in South Korea is like, beliefs about English. Plus, you’ll also learn about visas, qualifications, and salaries in South Korea.

Internship Preparation Course

  • Classroom Behaviour Course - learn how to effectively manage pupil behaviour in your TEFL classroom with our Classroom Behaviour Course. From making a strong first impression, and creating a positive learning environment to working with children with Special Education Needs and managing conflict - you'll be a behaviour expert by the end of this course.
  • Confidence Building Course - we know how daunting it can be taking your first steps into the TEFL classroom as a newly qualified teacher, that's why we've included this specialist course to give your confidence the boost it needs.
  • Writing Travel Blogs Course - whether you want to make some extra money, start a new hobby, or make your Instagram followers green with envy, this course will teach you how to write high-quality blogs and is a great skill to have as an English teacher.

Inclusions

Interns must have a native or near-native level of English to enrol and be aged between 21 and 35 years old. Interns must also have a Bachelor's degree qualification and a passport from either the UK, SA, USA, IRE, CA, AU, or NZ. Interns must have no criminal record, be fully COVID-19 vaccinated, be in good health (must be confirmed with health check before departure), and have no visible tattoos. Interns need to be in a good financial position - able to pay for the internship before travel and cover additional expenses, e.g. flights, insurance, legalisation costs, visas and bills, before the first pay check is received. Interns will receive a full refund if their application is rejected by our overseas partners (XploreAsia).

Minimum Age restriction

21-35

Average completion timeframe

12 months

Placement or Practical required

No placement or practical organisation required. The internship is organised by our partners (XploreAsia) on successful application.

If placement or practical required, when?

Arranged with overseas team

Is Membership Required?

 

No Membership

Additional requirements

Learners will need a desktop PC or a laptop to complete the course. iPads and/or mobile phones are not suitable.

Certification Timeframe

Learners can expect to receive their eCertificate within 7 working days of passing their course. Printed certificates are ordered separately (fees apply) and are delivered within 1 month of being ordered.

Extension Rules

£40 for 6 months extension is OK, TEFL course needs to be completed before internship starts

Course Fees

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

Our TEFL course incorporates quizzes, real TEFL examples, and videos to help you learn. 

You will have to undertake a final assessment to receive your qualification.

Gatehouse Awards

Gatehouse Awards logo

Once you’ve passed this course, you will gain the Gatehouse Awards Level 3 TEFL Diploma (RQF) (Ofqual qualification code = 603/0150/8).

Recognised by employers around the world.

Gatehouse Awards Ltd is a leading awarding body recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, England (Ofqual). They also have a significant international presence providing language testing services.

Am I eligible?

  • To be a fluent English speaker
  • To be aged between 21-35 (exceptions on a case-by-case basis)
  • Hold a bachelor's degree & passport from the UK, South Africa, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia or New Zealand
  • No criminal record
  • In good health
  • No visible tattoos
  • You must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated
  • Full payment will be required before you travel

You do not need…

  • Prior teaching experience
  • To know a second language

Terms and Conditions can be found here.

Enrolment Dates

  • December 2023
  • January 2024
  • March 2024
  • May 2024
  • July 2024
  • September 2024

Frequently Asked Questions

You’ll work for up to 40 hours. Up to 23-30 hours will be contracted to face-to-face teaching and up to another 10-17 will be for preparing lessons, attending meetings and other teaching-related activities!
There are two main types of schools that we place people with in Korea: Public Schools and Private Language Centres. The type you end up at will depend when you head off on your Internship. Language centres operate throughout the year, whereas the public school year runs from March to January
Yes! If you’re already qualified, please request a callback from one of our team for more information.
Typical school hours are 8:30am-4:30pm Mon-Fri for public school. Language schools are open for extended hours between 9am-10pm. The shift you will work depend on the age group you are teaching. Generally, kindergarten and elementary teachers primarily work from 9am until 6pm. Elementary and middle school teachers usually start around 1pm until 10pm.
Class sizes vary between public schools and language school. Public school classes tend to have around 20-30 students per class, whereas language schools are smaller – they usually only have 8-15 students per class.
If you work at a language school there is generally more than 1 TEFL teacher, however if you’re placed at a public school you may be the only TEFL teacher at your school – don’t worry though, South Korea has an amazing expat network and you’ll have the friends you met at your orientation too!
Yes! Wherever you’re from, you will need to book travel insurance and make sure it covers you for the full duration of the role.
As part of your internship you will be provided with a studio apartment near your school. Accommodation in South Korea can be small compared to western standards, however you’ll have everything you need in your apartment and there will be plenty of space for 1 person to live comfortably.
Our internships are run by our trusted partners. You'll need to be eligible and accepted by our partners after you've booked on your internship. Please also note that full payment will be required before you travel.
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Tuesday 23rd April
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Tuesday 23rd April

Paid TEFL Internship in South Korea

This Internship at a Glance

  • Online TEFL Course (120-hours) including lesson planning
  • Teach and travel in South Korea
  • 12-month teaching internship
  • One-way flight reimbursement
  • Free Accommodation
  • Orientation and support throughout
  • Group size of up to 50+ interns
  • US$1700-$1900 (£1,200-£1350) monthly salary during teaching (2.0-2.3 million South Korean Won)
  • US$1700-$1900 (£1,200-£1350) bonus on completion (2.0-2.3 million South Korean Won)

About your Internship

If you like the idea of getting paid to teach and travel, whilst exploring a stunning new country – our Paid South Korea TEFL Internship is right up your street! Spend 12 unforgettable months exploring everything South Korea has to offer from vibrant, bustling cities to lush mountainous national parks and emerald green forests all while getting real teaching experience!

During your Internship, you’ll earn an amazing salary which is yours to spend as you wish. With safe, clean accommodation included, we’ll take away the hassle and cost of sorting somewhere to live! Plus, with your teaching placement sorted for you, visa help, ongoing in-country support and an online cultural orientation, you’ll have everything sorted for you, leaving you free to focus on the fun bits!

The beauty of our Internships is that we organise everything for you – from getting TEFL qualified to sorting free accommodation, we’ve got your back!!

Before you hop onto that plane, we’ll make sure you’re fully prepared with our UK Government regulated, and US Government approved TEFL course, Internship Preparation Course, and Teaching in South Korea course designed for your internship.

You’ll also benefit from full support before and during your internship through our dedicated Customer Support Team and our trusty in-country partners. Our in-country partners, Xplore Asia will be there for you every step of the way. From visa guidance and flight assistance, to training and full job support. If you need anything, they’ll be there to help you!

Our support doesn’t end when the internship’s over. Although it’s not something you want to think about now, you may want to come back home! We’ll be there post-internship to offer further guidance, or other travel opportunities.

Your role as a TEFL Teacher consists of:

  • Teaching the school children engaging English lessons
  • Creating lesson plans, resources and marking
  • Conversing with the schoolchildren in English
  • 40 working hours per week (23-30 of which are teaching contract time)
  • Becoming everyone’s favourite new teacher!

Let’s talk money!

You’ll be earning a salary of £1,200-1,350 per month, what you do with your salary is completely up to you. We know we’d be spending ours on one of the year-round festivals South Korea has to offer or hit up one of the world famous K-pop concerts.

Where will you be placed?

The Internship will take place in amazing destinations across South Korea, including Seoul, Incheon, Daejeon, Daegu and Busan. Our dedicated and experienced in-country partners will match you with the most suitable school and accommodation. With over 27 years’ experience of sending TEFLers abroad, you can rest assured that the accommodation and schools we select have been given our expert seal of approval!

Paid TEFL Internship in South Korea (tefl-internship-comparison-nov22.jpg)

Course Breakdown

  • Online TEFL Course (120-hours) including lesson planning
  • Teaching in South Korea Course
  • Internship Preparation Course
  • Orientation

To ensure that you are fully prepared to embark on your TEFL Internship, we've included additional training as part of your Internship.

Teaching in South Korea Course

  • As part of this course you’ll build on the TEFL skills you gained in your 120 Hour TEFL Course and learn how to effectively teach English to South Korean students, including why Koreans need English, what the education system in South Korea is like, beliefs about English. Plus, you’ll also learn about visas, qualifications, and salaries in South Korea.

Internship Preparation Course

  • Classroom Behaviour Course - learn how to effectively manage pupil behaviour in your TEFL classroom with our Classroom Behaviour Course. From making a strong first impression, and creating a positive learning environment to working with children with Special Education Needs and managing conflict - you'll be a behaviour expert by the end of this course.
  • Confidence Building Course - we know how daunting it can be taking your first steps into the TEFL classroom as a newly qualified teacher, that's why we've included this specialist course to give your confidence the boost it needs.
  • Writing Travel Blogs Course - whether you want to make some extra money, start a new hobby, or make your Instagram followers green with envy, this course will teach you how to write high-quality blogs and is a great skill to have as an English teacher.

Inclusions

Interns must have a native or near-native level of English to enrol and be aged between 21 and 35 years old. Interns must also have a Bachelor's degree qualification and a passport from either the UK, SA, USA, IRE, CA, AU, or NZ. Interns must have no criminal record, be fully COVID-19 vaccinated, be in good health (must be confirmed with health check before departure), and have no visible tattoos. Interns need to be in a good financial position - able to pay for the internship before travel and cover additional expenses, e.g. flights, insurance, legalisation costs, visas and bills, before the first pay check is received. Interns will receive a full refund if their application is rejected by our overseas partners (XploreAsia).

Minimum Age restriction

21-35

Average completion timeframe

12 months

Placement or Practical required

No placement or practical organisation required. The internship is organised by our partners (XploreAsia) on successful application.

If placement or practical required, when?

Arranged with overseas team

Is Membership Required?

 

No Membership

Additional requirements

Learners will need a desktop PC or a laptop to complete the course. iPads and/or mobile phones are not suitable.

Certification Timeframe

Learners can expect to receive their eCertificate within 7 working days of passing their course. Printed certificates are ordered separately (fees apply) and are delivered within 1 month of being ordered.

Extension Rules

£40 for 6 months extension is OK, TEFL course needs to be completed before internship starts

Course Fees

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

Excellent Marking

Assessment

Our TEFL course incorporates quizzes, real TEFL examples, and videos to help you learn. 

You will have to undertake a final assessment to receive your qualification.

Qualifications

Gatehouse Awards

Gatehouse Awards logo

Once you’ve passed this course, you will gain the Gatehouse Awards Level 3 TEFL Diploma (RQF) (Ofqual qualification code = 603/0150/8).

Recognised by employers around the world.

Gatehouse Awards Ltd is a leading awarding body recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, England (Ofqual). They also have a significant international presence providing language testing services.

Am I eligible?

  • To be a fluent English speaker
  • To be aged between 21-35 (exceptions on a case-by-case basis)
  • Hold a bachelor's degree & passport from the UK, South Africa, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia or New Zealand
  • No criminal record
  • In good health
  • No visible tattoos
  • You must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated
  • Full payment will be required before you travel

You do not need…

  • Prior teaching experience
  • To know a second language

Terms and Conditions can be found here.

Frequently Asked Questions

You’ll work for up to 40 hours. Up to 23-30 hours will be contracted to face-to-face teaching and up to another 10-17 will be for preparing lessons, attending meetings and other teaching-related activities!
There are two main types of schools that we place people with in Korea: Public Schools and Private Language Centres. The type you end up at will depend when you head off on your Internship. Language centres operate throughout the year, whereas the public school year runs from March to January
Yes! If you’re already qualified, please request a callback from one of our team for more information.
Typical school hours are 8:30am-4:30pm Mon-Fri for public school. Language schools are open for extended hours between 9am-10pm. The shift you will work depend on the age group you are teaching. Generally, kindergarten and elementary teachers primarily work from 9am until 6pm. Elementary and middle school teachers usually start around 1pm until 10pm.
Class sizes vary between public schools and language school. Public school classes tend to have around 20-30 students per class, whereas language schools are smaller – they usually only have 8-15 students per class.
If you work at a language school there is generally more than 1 TEFL teacher, however if you’re placed at a public school you may be the only TEFL teacher at your school – don’t worry though, South Korea has an amazing expat network and you’ll have the friends you met at your orientation too!
Yes! Wherever you’re from, you will need to book travel insurance and make sure it covers you for the full duration of the role.
As part of your internship you will be provided with a studio apartment near your school. Accommodation in South Korea can be small compared to western standards, however you’ll have everything you need in your apartment and there will be plenty of space for 1 person to live comfortably.
Our internships are run by our trusted partners. You'll need to be eligible and accepted by our partners after you've booked on your internship. Please also note that full payment will be required before you travel.

Enrolment Dates

  • December 2023
  • January 2024
  • March 2024
  • May 2024
  • July 2024
  • September 2024

OUR PASS RATE
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