Gwangju is Korea’s 6th largest city and one of the most historically significant areas on the peninsula. Established in 57 BC, Gwangju played a key role in Korea’s cultural identity throughout history. More recently, the city has played an important role in the countries rise to success as a major player in the industrialized world.
Located within the southern coastal province of Jeollanam, Gwangju takes advantage of the beautiful summer months and mild winters. Gwangju is not a coastal city; however, its close proximity to the Yellow Sea (just west of Gwangju) and the East China Sea (just south of Gwangju) make weekend trips and adventures to the local beaches and islands more than feasible. Many of the smaller coastal cities surrounding Gwangju are also popular tourist destinations during the summer months and offer a wide array of water sports and activities.
Gwangju has lots of interesting tourist destinations, park areas and scenic sights. Additionally, the city is famous for its diverse Korean cuisines and many restaurants in the area are, well known throughout other parts of the country.
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Gone2Korea is your connection to full-time teaching jobs in South Korea. Western graduates, primarily from the US, Canada, UK, and Australia, use our services to secure jobs with trusted Korean schools, and schools use our services to find and hire enthusiastic teachers from the West.
Worth noting: We’re not a job ‘sourcing’ agency or recruiter that finds new schools on the fly. On the contrary, we work with a select group of schools and programs that we know and trust.
In addition to helping you land a job, we’ll also be helping you with your work visa, departure, arrival, and offering support for the entirety of your contracted term.
Prior teaching experience and related degrees are NOT prerequisites for teaching in Korea. Here’s what you’ll need in order to qualify.
Korean schools and programs offer western English teachers highly competitive benefits packages which includes: