Teach English in Korea – FAQS

Teach English in Korea

Frequently Asked Questions – Updated June 2017

We have attempted to cover as much as possible in our Frequently Asked Questions.  If you have a question which is not covered below, we have an easy solution for you: Ask us! Contact us at our info email address at Reach To Teach and we’ll get back to you!

How much will I be paid?

What qualifications do I need to be a teacher in South Korea?

Should I get a TEFL qualification? Can you recommend a good course?

Can you tell me more about locations within Korea?

I want to live in a specific area of Korea. Can I request a preference?

Will my school pay for my airfare?

Will my school pay for my housing?

Can you send me photos of my apartment?

How much money should I bring with me to Korea?

I have a student loan and bills that I pay regularly. How can I do this in Korea?

What types of things should I bring with me?

Do I need to get an international cell phone?

How can I keep in touch with my loved ones?

Do I need an international driver’s license?

Should I get vaccinations before I come to Korea?

What about tax?

When is my vacation time? I need to go home to attend an event during my year in Korea.

My family is very concerned about me living in South Korea. Do you have any advice?

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