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Public schools in Korea

I noticed this job ad, but I keep hearing on here (and other places too) that public schools are mostly cutting positions.

https://www.esl101.com/esl-jobs/country/korea-republic-south/epik-public...

What's the deal? Are public schools in Korea still hiring?

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Hard to say

It is a little bit mysterious as there are indeed school districts cutting positions (Gyeonggi-Do I think now), but there are still companies recruiting. I think some of it has to do with the pay scales. Schools can hire a newbie fresh off the plane for cheaper than they can someone with experience who has been in Korea for a few years.

We all know that experience is a good thing, but for Koreans, this doesn't really matter to them for a foreign teacher. The foreign teacher is most often an "assistant" as opposed to a "real" teacher, so it doesn't actually matter how effective they are in the public school classroom.

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In the Korea there are many

In the Korea there are many of the schools which we can find as the public school and also best for the students. I am also going to Korea to looking for the essayontime review in the schools that will whole time open for the public.