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Damage and Utility Deposits in teaching contract at Korean hagwon

By | 2017-06-11T05:32:28+00:00 April 18th, 2015|Categories: Standard Contract Terms|Tags: , |

Because of bad experiences in the past or simply to protect themselves, Korean employers will many times request a damage/utility deposit for their accommodations. This is so that in the event the teacher does not pay all of his or her utilities before leaving the country once their contract is finished, or in the event

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Teaching contract termination at Korean hagwon

By | 2017-06-11T05:34:25+00:00 April 18th, 2015|Categories: Standard Contract Terms|Tags: , |

Teachers who wish to terminate their contract for any reason must give at least 30 days notice in writing to the school. This is so the school has time to find and bring in a replacement teacher. The employer will be required to pay the employees salary up to and including the date of termination

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Severance pay in teaching contract at Korean hagwon

By | 2017-06-11T05:37:08+00:00 April 18th, 2015|Categories: Standard Contract Terms|Tags: , |

  Upon completion of the 12-month contract, all schools pay their teachers a bonus equal to one month's salary. This is usually paid along with the last month's salary. The school is not required to pay the bonus if the teacher terminates his or her contract prior to its completion for any reason, nor if

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Class hours of teaching jobs in Korea

By | 2017-06-11T05:39:14+00:00 April 18th, 2015|Categories: Standard Contract Terms|Tags: , |

Private language schools vary greatly in the number of monthly classes and teaching hours, but generally range from 100-120 class hours per month. This is in-class teaching time only, and preparation time is always extra. Class durations can vary from 40 - 90 minutes depending on the age and skill level of the students, so

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Airfare benefit for English teaching job in Korea

By | 2017-06-11T05:41:12+00:00 April 18th, 2015|Categories: Standard Contract Terms|Tags: , |

All standard employment contracts include round-trip airfare paid by the employer. The point of departure is usually the nearest international airport to the teacher’s current residence in their home country, and the return ticket must be back to the point of departure (one could not depart from Vancouver and ask for a ticket to Brazil

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Housing benefit for English teaching job in Korea

By | 2017-06-11T05:43:25+00:00 April 18th, 2015|Categories: Standard Contract Terms|Tags: , |

All standard contracts in Korea include semi-furnished accommodations paid for by the employer. This is usually in the form of a studio or one-bedroom apartment, may be private or shared with another teacher and is usually within walking distance of the place of employment. If the accommodations are shared, each teacher will have his or

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Interview at Korean Consulate

By | 2015-04-18T03:22:31+00:00 April 18th, 2015|Categories: Visa-Run Guides|

What to Expect at the Korean Consulate During your Interview The role of this interview is to eliminate any candidates who are considered unsuitable to teach in Korea by the Korean consulate. Please remember that this is a job interview. It is important to act and dress professionally. Try to arrive early for your interview.

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Guam Visa-Run

By | 2015-04-18T02:58:53+00:00 April 18th, 2015|Categories: Visa-Run Guides|

Guam Visa Run This section is intended for U.S. teachers who want to teach at a private school and have never had an E-2 Visa before, but can't go back to the United States to issue their visas. Since Guam is a territory of the United States, U.S. teachers can get their E-2 visas at

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Japan Visa-Run

By | 2015-04-18T02:51:05+00:00 April 18th, 2015|Categories: Visa-Run Guides|

Japan Visa Run This section is intended for teachers who are already teaching at a school in Korea and need to make a visa run to Japan to extend their visas. New consulate requirements in Japan means that you should budget at least two days to complete the process. Teachers should submit their documents before

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E2 Visa-Run for Korean Private Schools

By | 2017-06-11T05:45:36+00:00 April 18th, 2015|Categories: Visa-Run Guides|Tags: , |

Getting a Visa for Private Schools When you are hired by a school in Korea, your new employer will provide you with a Visa Issuance Number after you mail all of your required documents (See Private School Visa Process for a list of the required documents). After you get the Visa Issuance Number, you will

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