I have completed a intensive weekend TEFL course followed by the 120hours online follow up study, I graduated last year and I am now looking to begin my career abroad teaching English.
The question is where would be the best country to start out?
At the moment I am torn between Spain and South Korea, quite contrasting countries.
I have done a a lot of research into South Korea it seems to be the hot place for foreign English teachers at the moment. Indeed the benefits are very appealing in a year i could of cleared my debts and saved money to travel, another great perk of Korea is it is also close to so many other amazing countries. I love Asia and I have spent time in Thailand and India. Going somewhere so different to England would be a fantastic experience.
On the other hand I am also drawn to Spain, though how easy is it to get into a good job as a newly qualified teacher? I have considered doing a CELTA over the summer to imrove my prospects before looking for a job in country, though this is costly. I would prefer to be in a city, which I have heard can be competetive. I have found it difficult finding many job ads on the internet that don't require at least 2 years experience.
Can anyone offer me some help and advice?