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Target Age kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, high school, university, or adults In general, Kindergarten classes start at 9:30a.m and go to 2:30p.m and then again from 3:20p.m to 6:00p.m

Elementary, middle and high school classes start at 2:30 p.m and end at 9 :00p.m

University and Adults classes usually have what is called a "split shift." The first session is from 5:30a.m to 9:00a.m. and the second session goes from 4:30p.m to 10:00p.m. Teachers have free time in the middle.
Contract Period 1 year Most contracts run for one year and renewal is possible at the conclusion of the contract period.
Monthly Salary 2.0~2.4 million won The standard working week is 30 hours per week (120 per month).
Overtime Pay 15,000won ~ 25,000 won per hour Extra pay for exceeding 120 hours a month
Tax income tax + residence tax (3.3% deduction from salary) Taxes are automatically deducted from your paycheck.
Paid Vacation 10~14 days per year In addition to weekends and national holidays, most academies have week-long summer and winter vacations.
Airfare Roundtrip airfare Airfare is paid by the school either in advance or the full amount is reimbursed upon arrival in Korea.
Severance Pay One month's pay At the successful completion of a contract, the school pays a bonus (severance pay) usually equal to one month's salary.
Class Size between 8~15 students How many students are in each class
Pension and Health Insurance the company and the teacher each pay 50% Pension money is paid into the National Pension Fund. Depending on your country of origin, you may be reimbursed the full amount upon your departure from Korea.
Working Hours five days a week, may include Saturday classes The number of hours you are required to be at work each day
Accommodations studio, officetel, apartment (shared accommodation), villa (small apartment building), etc. Most people in Korea live in some type of apartment complex. Depending on your academy's location, apartment types may vary.
It is paid by the school
Apartment Management Fees and Utilities paid by teacher Most apartments in Korea require residents to pay a management fee. Management fees pay for upkeep of common areas, security guards, public lighting, snow removal and so on.
Apartment Furnishings bed, refrigerator, washing machine, AC, TV, closet, etc. All academies provide basic furnishing for teachers.
* The above description represents the average conditions at average private academies. Each academy's conditions may vary.