It is important to be reminded that you are applying for professional work which involves educating young children in a foreign country. PREPARE yourself for being open and adaptable to a different culture and working environment. FIND & PRESENT your selling point on your resume and in your introduction video. What makes you different than all the other teachers applying? UPDATE your status with your recruiter as much as possible. And finally, RESEARCH about the ESL teaching environment in Korea.
Articles in this section
- What are schools looking for in the introduction video?
- Can I arrive in Korea before my contract starts?
- Can I speak to the current native English teacher at the school?
- How can I increase my chances of getting a position?
- How long do I have to decide to accept an offer from a school?
- If I can’t obtain a job this semester, can I apply again for the following semester?
- Can I start midway through the semester in the EPIK, GEPIK, SMOE, or GOE program?
- Can I apply for several different positions at the same time?
- Can I apply for EPIK, GEPIK, SMOE, and GOE at the same time?
- What is the difference between a public school and a private academy (hagwon)?