You’ve completed the most important part of the process by merely making the decision to go. You’ve decided to take the leap and move to another country (Korea, in this case!) to teach students your native language of English. What next? How do you make the transition from living at home to teaching English as a foreign language in South Korea? In this guide, I’ll try to give you some insight on how to make that ambition of yours a reality.
Public School or Private Academy?
Before you start applying for positions, be aware that most TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) jobs fall into one of two categories: public schools or private language academies. Each category has its pros and cons, and many people swear by whichever one they prefer. So what can you expect from each?