As you may or may not know,
there are literally hundreds of private language schools, government/University
posts and public institutions throughout Korea. We advise
you to check out our Advice
page if you’d like to know exactly what
you should be looking out for in your research of X school or company.
We work for many different individuals and schools on a semi-regular
basis but our main steady contacts are either head offices of the
major companies such as YBM, Kid’s Club, SBS, Pagoda, English
20/20, Ding Ding Dang etc., or good friends we personally
know through the recruiting community, all of us being former ESL
It is necessary to say something about the schools themselves and
for some pics to get an idea of what schools look like from the
outside and in the classroom, try our Pics
page. Due to the humid climate in Asia during
the summer months, most schools have air-conditioned classrooms.
A teachers' room complete with teachers' materials and resources
as well as photocopiers, stereos and computers is also usually standard.
Of course, variations will occur in each company but overall, everyone
associated with RR and Asian Gateway all concur that the outlying
features and infrastructures are similar across the board. The classrooms
themselves aren’t that big and generally, most schools we
deal with in Korea try to keep class sizes below 12 students per