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General work duties in teaching contract of Korea

By | 2017-06-11T05:29:35+00:00 April 18th, 2015|Categories: Standard Contract Terms|Tags: , |

During the term of their contract, in addition to teaching classes, the employee is required to prepare for, teach and carry out all required teaching and administrative duties related to their classes and the functioning of the school as assigned by their employer. These duties are not considered class time and teachers do not receive

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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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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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E2 Visa-Run for Korean Public Schools

By | 2017-06-11T05:47:05+00:00 April 18th, 2015|Categories: Visa-Run Guides|Tags: , |

Getting a Visa for Public Schools: When you are hired by the Public school in Korea, EPIK will provide you with a Notice of Appointment and an Official Contract. Once you have received your Notice of Appointment and Contract from EPIK, you need to contact the Korean consulate that has jurisdiction in your area and

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