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Is Teaching Abroad Right for You? 3 Questions to Consider

Posted on Fri, Oct 16, 2015 @ 01:19 PM

I took a teaching job in Korea with the plan to take a one year break away from my career as a bank manager. I never expected to stay for four years. But I have, probably because, I really enjoy teaching and I am making good money. After four years as an expat in Korea, I have learned that people with certain interests and personality traits thrive in a teach abroad job. If you are considering teaching abroad, ask yourself these three questions. If the answer is yes, and you have evidence to support your answer – you will thrive teaching and living abroad.

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Tags: student management, Students, Teach Abroad, living in Korea, tips, teaching at Chungdahm, motivating students, teaching advice,, teaching jobs, class management, teaching kids, teaching adults

6 Questions for a New ChungDahm Teacher

Posted on Fri, Aug 28, 2015 @ 02:19 PM

Career exploration includes matching jobs and professions with one's own interest and skill sets. A job interview for a job in your home country typically includes in-person interviews with your potential boss and colleagues. This interaction gives you information to assess whether the opportunity is a good fit for you.
Determining whether a teach abroad job is right for you can be trickier. A job interview for a teach abroad position is often done over the phone or via skype - and you may not meet or speak with your boss or colleagues until you start the job. An advantage of using Aclipse's services to teach abroad is Aclipse helps you talk with current teachers to have your questions answered and provide you with the information to assess if teaching abroad is right for you. I have taught in Korea for almost 4 years and I sometimes forget what it was like to make the decision to move half way across the world and what life was like when I first made the move. My colleague Jessamyn Martinez hasn't forgotten. She just recently started her ChungDahm job and this is what she has to say: 
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9 Questions Answered by a Former ChungDahm Teacher

Posted on Thu, Mar 05, 2015 @ 05:17 PM

One of the amazing aspects of teaching abroad is being able to meet so many new people from all over the world.  The tough part about this luxury however is when you have to say goodbye to one of the closest friends you met while teaching English in Korea.  Recently one of my best friends, Lisa Yang, left ChungDahm to begin the next chapter of her life back home in New York City, however before she departed she was able to sit down with me to offer some advice to current ChungDahm teachers as well as those who are thinking of teaching in Korea. 
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Tags: applying to teach English, teaching at Chungdahm, teaching advice,, training week

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