Conditions, salary and benefits
The majority of salaries in Korean institutes range from 1.8 million won to 2.7 million won per rmonth
depending on career.
2. Period of Employment
Generally contracts are for one year. This is renewable.
3. Working days
Working hours are generally Monday to Friday and eight hours a day. Working hours vary a great deal
The institute will provide a on-way ticket for teachers.
Upon completion of contract, return ticket will also be provided.
A leased house/apartment/studio-type room as well as basic household goods will be provided by employer.
Due to variations in housing costs in different regions of Korea, the size and location of the supplied housing
Basic household goods normally include : a bed, a table and chairs, a wardrobe, a gas stove, a refrigerator,
a washing machine, a microwave oven, and a TV set.
Utilities and maintenance fees are not provided for and are the responsibility of the teachers.
6. Compulsory Medical Insurance
Pursuant to the National Medical Insurance Act, 50% of your medical insurance premiums will be paid by your
employer. Approximately 4.31% of salary is current medical insurance premium.
The employer will pay about 2.1% and the rest of amount will be deducted from the salary.
If teachers have dependents living with them in Korea, the employer will continue to pay half of their premiums.
7. Severance Pay
When completion of one year contract, teachers will be paid one month's salary as a sevrance payment.
If the work period is less than one year or the contract is not complete, severance payment is not paid.
8. Holiday and Vacation
Normally total 10 ~ 14 days paid vacation per year and all staturoty holidays.