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Where to get ESL resources in Korea

By | 2017-06-11T04:39:37+00:00 December 21st, 2015|Categories: Working in Korea|Tags: , , , , , |

  Description: “What the Book?” is the only English book sales site to offer foreigners the following options: pay for your order at our retail location, pick up your order at our retail location, and bank transfers to pay for your order. We know that foreigners in Korea do not like to send money home

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How to file tax exemption for expats in Korea

By | 2017-06-11T04:10:20+00:00 December 21st, 2015|Categories: Working in Korea|Tags: , , , |

First-time teachers for the EPIK program (except Canadians) qualify for 2-years of tax exemption. Teachers who are already living in Korea qualify, if they have been in Korea for less than 2 years. See the information below on how to submit forms to qualify for the tax exemption. Teachers will have to present a Certificate

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South Africa Criminal Background Check – Teaching Visa Korea

By | 2017-06-11T04:04:28+00:00 July 30th, 2015|Categories: Criminal Background Check|Tags: , , , , |

South African citizens must submit an apostilled copy of a Police Clearance Certificate. The whole process to get an apostilled Police Clearance Certificate takes at least 1-2 months so you must apply as soon as possible! If you can provide the Police with a sample contract, the process will be expedited and you can receive

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AU and NZ Criminal Background Checks – Teaching Visa Korea

By | 2017-06-11T04:03:03+00:00 July 30th, 2015|Categories: Criminal Background Check|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Australia Criminal Record Check Requirements & Information Australian citizens must submit an apostilled copy of a National Police Check criminal record check. This process takes at least 3 weeks, so please apply for it ASAP! Step 1: Print and complete the National Police Check application form, found online. Click here Step 2: Mail the following

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UK and IR Criminal Background Checks – Teaching Visa Korea

By | 2017-06-11T04:16:27+00:00 July 30th, 2015|Categories: Criminal Background Check|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

UK Criminal Record Check Requirements & Information Getting a Basic Disclosure for UK Cittizens UK citizens must submit an apostilled copy of a Basic Disclosure. This copy must have been issued within the last 6 months. The process takes at least 14 days so please apply for it ASAP! Step 1: You can apply online,

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US-FBI Check – Teaching Visa Korea

By | 2017-06-11T04:30:09+00:00 July 30th, 2015|Categories: Criminal Background Check|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As of 2011, all US citizens must submit an Apostilled copy of a Federal Criminal Record Check, obtained through the FBI. This copy must have been issued within the past 6 months. The process to obtain an FBI level Criminal Background takes at least 6 weeks, so US citizens must start the process ASAP. IMPORTANT:

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Canada – RCMP Check – Teaching Visa Korea

By | 2017-06-11T04:34:39+00:00 July 30th, 2015|Categories: Criminal Background Check|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Canadian RCMP Check Requirements & Information Canadian citizens must submit a notarized & verified copy of a Certified Criminal Record Check. This copy must have been issued within the last 6 months. Electronic submission is the fastest option and takes 10-12 days where a mailed request can take up to 12 weeks! Remember to make

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How to teach English in a class in Korea

By | 2017-06-11T04:51:27+00:00 April 18th, 2015|Categories: Working in Korea|Tags: , , |

Preparation From the very first day, teachers should get in the habit of arriving an hour or more before the start of their first class so that they can adequately prepare for the day’s classes. Not only will your boss see this and be impressed with and grateful for your professionalism and positive attitude, but

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What is work environment in Korea?

By | 2017-06-11T05:02:37+00:00 April 18th, 2015|Categories: Working in Korea|Tags: , |

  Teachers in Korea In Confucius societies, teachers are greatly revered. Those who devote themselves to educating society are highly respected throughout Asia, no matter what their social status is, and this is no different in Korea. Teachers in Korea are treated with great respect by their students, and this extends equally to foreign teachers

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What are the different types of language academies in Korea?

By | 2017-06-11T05:06:52+00:00 April 18th, 2015|Categories: Working in Korea|Tags: , |

Kindergarten students in Korea No matter what country you are in around the world, children are cute, and that goes double for Korean kids. But no matter how adorable they are, kids are kids; it takes a certain personality to be able to handle more than one or two kindergarten-age children day after day. The

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