Friday, March 12, 2010 myBiz Blog
Teach English as a Second Language by sbarber

Check out the opportunity to spend a year in Korea as an assistant English language teacher.

The ESL Program has cooperated with the Gyeonggi-do Provincial Office of Education for several years, and more than 200 UW graduates have taken advantage of this great opportunity.

Information Session Sunday, March 21 2:15-4:00 p.m. 7191 HC White It's OK to drop in for a short time.  Two returnees from Korea will answer questions about their experiences

Your job would be to work with a co-teacher in a public elementary, middle or high school in Gyeonggi Province in Korea, and to make English come alive for the students.  It's challenging and rewarding in many ways.

Some practical matters:

  • Departure will be late August or early September.  Korea has not yet decided the precise date.
  • You will be assigned to a school though you can request an urban or rural setting.
  • You pay your own air ticket and are reimbursed shortly after arrival.
  • A free furnished apartment is provided for you, along with a small stipend for set-up purchases.
  • The salary is generous and health coverage is good.  You are not liable for Korean or US taxes, so with free rent and no taxes, your take-home pay is great.
  • Korea is a warm and friendly country with a passion for English.
You can email  arfa@wisc.edu for information as well..  Further details are provided in the package.  You can also look on the twitter page of go global at twitter.com/GO-Global for more information, or check out the web site at www.wisc.edu/english/esl.  Look under  “Teach in Korea“.

Keyword: korea