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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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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 | 2018-10-01T04:33:37+00:00 July 30th, 2015|Categories: Criminal Background Check|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

UK Criminal Record Check Requirements & Information The basic disclosure The UK criminal record basic disclosure certificate will show all convictions held which are unspent. Any spent convictions will not be shown on the certificate. What are spent and unspent convictions? Certain criminal convictions are ‘spent’ after a rehabilitation period as defined in the Rehabilitation

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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 | 2018-09-17T05:07:04+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 are the types of English Teaching jobs in Korea?

By | 2015-04-18T03:49:10+00:00 April 18th, 2015|Categories: Working in Korea|Tags: , |

What are the types of English teaching jobs in Korea? Private Schools (Hakwons) From far back in Korean history, the best Korean universities have selected only those students who scored highest on entrance exams held at the same time every year. These students in turn would receive the best education, which enabled them to get

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Airfare benefit for English teaching job in Korea

By | 2017-06-11T05:41:12+00:00 April 18th, 2015|Categories: Standard Contract Terms|Tags: , |

All standard employment contracts include round-trip airfare paid by the employer. The point of departure is usually the nearest international airport to the teacher’s current residence in their home country, and the return ticket must be back to the point of departure (one could not depart from Vancouver and ask for a ticket to Brazil

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Housing benefit for English teaching job in Korea

By | 2017-06-11T05:43:25+00:00 April 18th, 2015|Categories: Standard Contract Terms|Tags: , |

All standard contracts in Korea include semi-furnished accommodations paid for by the employer. This is usually in the form of a studio or one-bedroom apartment, may be private or shared with another teacher and is usually within walking distance of the place of employment. If the accommodations are shared, each teacher will have his or

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