Resources for Finding Teaching Jobs

 This is by no means a comprehensive list, but a list meant to help you sift through all the information out there. It also gives you some reputable companies and places to work with as you’re preparing to get yourself to Korea to teach English.

Aclipse Recruiting – Boston, MA

www.aclipse.net

I worked with Aclipse Recruiting to get out to Korea. My recruiter was very knowledgeable and answered all my crazy, obsessive, never-ending questions. Aclipse has been recruiting teachers for several countries for quite a while and they’ve got it down to a science.   You don’t have to do any research on what to get together, how to get it together and signed and apostilled; they’ve got you totally covered. If you’re interested in teaching in Korea or China, I highly recommend checking them out.

Footprints Recruiting – Vancouver, BC, Canada

www.footprintsrecruiting.com

Footprints was an organization suggested to me by a friend. I applied with them, as well as Aclipse, but in the end I decided I wanted to work with Aclipse. However, they seem to have a similar support system to help you in getting all your necessary documents together and have individual recruiters to help you. Footprints also recruits for a number of countries, not just Korea.

Greenheart Travel

www.greenhearttravel.org

Greenheart Travel is an organization that places adult teachers in countries like China, Thailand, Spain, Italy, and many others. Their recruiting for teachers in South Korea  is strictly for the public school system; requirements for new teachers has become more stringent in recent years, so be sure to check over the list if you’re interested in applying and working with Greenheart.

Teach Away, Inc.

www.teachaway.com

Teach away is another great resource if you’re looking for teaching jobs in a wide range of countries. If you have professional teaching experience or are a trained, licensed teacher, this is a great place to find international teaching jobs. It’s also a good place to look for open positions in Korea. Have fun poking around this website.

Dave’s ESL Cafe

www.eslcafe.com

Dave’s ESL is an online posting community for schools all over the world. When it comes to Dave’s, think Craigslist for international teaching jobs. To me, this place seems like a somewhat hodge-podge website, but I’ve heard several success stories from here. Be aware that you would most likely be working directly with your future school and preparing documents on your own and without the help of a recruiter.

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