contract has been made on this day(D)______ .(M)______ .
________________________________________________ with its
principal office at :Korea (hereinafter referred to as the
"Employer") and _____________________________, a citizen
of_______________, passport no.: _______________________
(hereinafter referred to as the "Teacher"). The teacher
is here by hired by the Employer and both parties agree on the
following terms and conditions:
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PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT
The total Agreement term is approximately one year, commencing
from the date of arrival in Korea and finishing on the last
teaching day of the teacher's twelfth teaching session.
The term of this Agreement includes the preparatory period, twelve
(12) full and consecutive teaching sessions, and all scheduled
vacations and holidays that fall between or during teaching
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
teacher's work shall consist primarily of the following:
ESL instruction in any and all phases of the Institute's program
to classes that range from pre-school to adults.
Curriculum design and implementation.
Development of educational program and materials.
Out-of-classroom activities for/with students.
Grading and evaluation of students.
Student counseling or evaluation.
Attendance at teachers' meetings and workshops.
Other related activities.
DUTIES OF TEACHERS
During the term of this Agreement, the teacher shall cooperate,
and comply with the instructions, training and supervision of the
Academic Supervisor and shall carry out such assignments as
directed by the Academic Supervisor. These duties shall include
the instructional program, related to the teacher's classroom
duties, attendance at scheduled staff meetings and workshops, and
any additional duties as assigned by the Academic Supervisor. The
Academic Supervisor is responsible for establishing and
communicating the Standards of Performance as related to the above
The Academic Supervisor shall also assign the teacher some duties
such as lesson preparation prior to the classes. At all times
during the term of this contract teachers will follow a
respectable dress code as determined by the Academic Supervisor
In case of unavoidable absence (sickness , diseases etc.) the
teacher`s pay will be
by about 125,000 won(1/16 of the monthly pay) per day. In
such a case, the
should notify the Director of his/her illness one day prior to
SALARY & OVERTIME
monthly salary of 2,000,000 won will be guaranteed for 120
teaching hours per monthly session (1 hour is 60 minutes). Each
teaching hour in excess of 30 working hours per week is considered
as overtime. The overtime pay will be 20,000 won per working hour.
Attendance at scheduled staff meetings and workshops (which is
mandatory - no pay) cannot be considered as Overtime.
the term of this Agreement, the teacher shall be required to work
well and closely with the Academic Supervisor. The regular
schedule is Monday to Friday with no Saturday work.
tax, residence tax and retirement taxes will be deducted from the
salary according to the Korean tax law.
Employer will purchase for the teacher an economy class ticket
(one-way) to Korea from a major international airport. After
completing the one year contract, the teacher will be provided a
return ticket. In the event that the teacher willfully leaves the
school before his/her contract is over, the school will not be
responsible for the return ticket. If the teacher willfully leaves
the school before six (6) months, the teacher must pay back the
initial airfare or the school may deduct the amount of airfare
from the teacher's last payment. If
the teacher leaves the school before three (3) months, the teacher
must payback the recruiting fee which the school spend money for
hiring the teacher, and the initial airfare. This will be
considered on an individual basis as determined by the Director.
arrival in Korea, teachers may be allowed a few days for
adjustment and school preparation before beginning regular
teaching duties. The orientation period will be spent in the
institute preparing for classes and learning the instructional
teacher will be covered by medical benefits under the Korean
Medical Insurance Union, a private health organization. The costs
of this coverage will be borne half by the Employer and half by
the teacher. Payment will be made by deduction from the teacher's
salary, at present 2%, and alike amount contributed by the
accordance with Korean Law all foreign workers employed by Korean
business shall pay into the Korean National Pension plan at a rate
of 9.0% monthly. The Institute will cover half of the National
Pension Plan. Refund
of the National Pension to a teacher who becomes a compulsorily
insured employee, where the Pension Act of the teacher's home
country provides the benefit corresponding to the lump-sum refund
of the National Pension plan, the lump-sum refund of this scheme
shall be paid to foreigner. This
may change according to Korean Law.
VACATION & HOLIDAYS
will be paid for vacation and holidays as scheduled by the school.
This includes at least 2 weeks paid vacation plus all Korean
national holidays in each calendar year (January ~ December)
School provides furnished living accommodations, Furnishings
provided by the Employer include ; blanket, pillow, television,
toaster, bed, kitchen table, chairs, two-burner gas hot plate,
refrigerator, wardrobe, air-conditioner, telephone, computer and
washing machine. Selection of apartments will be made by the
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