Am I eligible?
You must meet the basic requirements of the Korean immigration to be eligible for a Native English Speaking Teacher position so please read and answer the following questions to find out if you are eligible for teaching at Korea.
1. Are you a citizen of one of the following Native English Speaking Countries?
· New Zealand
· South Africa
If you answered "NO", unfortunately you are not eligible to apply. Eligible candidate must be a citizen of one of the above-mentioned countries.
2. Are you a graduate (or nearing completion) of an accredited 3 or 4-year University(College) with a bachelor degree in any field (BA/BS)
If you answered "YES", congratulations! You are eligible to apply. All Public School Native English Speaking Teachers must posses a minimum of at least a Bachelor's degree in any field from an accredited university.
3. Have you been convicted of a felony? ( All applicants must provide a criminal background check, CBC).
If you answered "YES" you are not eligible. All candidates must provide a criminal back ground check that has been apostilled by the government or autheticated by a Korean Consulate(in case of Canadian).
4. Are you in good general physical and mental health and able to pass a medical exam and test?
All successful candidates will be screened for existing medical conditions as well as drug screened for illegal drugs. If you answered "NO" you are not eligible.
5. Are you able to commit to living and working in South Korea for a minimum of one year?
All schools teaching contracts are for one calendar year. If you are not able to commit to that amount of time you are not eligible.
6. Are you able to adapt to living and working in a foreign environment?
South Korea is a foreign culture. The ability to adapt to living and working in a foreign environment is a must.
7. Are you able to work independently with your co-workers?
As an ESL teacher in South Korea you will be working both independently and together with other staffs. Not being able to do so will result in unsuccessful teaching experience.