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KOREAN SAMPLE CONTRACT #2:

 

EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT FOR SBSi Kids INSTRUCTORS

 

This EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT has been made between________, located at __________________________________(hereinafter referred to as "the employer"), and___________ ,a citizen of _________whose address is ______________________ (hereinafter referred to as "the employee"). The employer and the employee, in consideration of the mutual promises and covenants contained herein, agree as follows :

Contract Period
From: ___________to ______________

1.0 General
The employee accepts employment from the employer to teach the English language under the terms and conditions set forth here in this agreement for a period of twelve full and consecutive teaching sessions (approximately one month each). Employment commences from the first day of orientation and finishes on the last teaching day of the last teaching session covered under this agreement.
1.1 Term of Agreement: The term of this agreement includes orientation time, twelve (12) full and consecutive teaching sessions, and all scheduled vacation and holidays during teaching session. The total term of this agreement is approximately one year, commencing from the first day of orientation and finishing on the last teaching day of the employee’s twelfth teaching session.

2.0 Duties

During the term of this agreement, the employee is required to prepare for, teach, and carry out all required administrative duties connected with classes assigned by the employer.
The minimum teaching requirement is 110 (forty minutes classes) actual teaching hours per session.
It can be said 41classes/week too.
2.1 Operating hours are 9:30AM TO 7:30PM. Monday through Friday are teaching days except for scheduled public holidays and vacation days. The employee will be required to teach on one Saturday every two months (usually for Mini-Drama Contests or supplementary classes) and it will be charged additionally by overtime payment scheme.
2.2 Total teaching hours in excess of the minimum requirement are calculated each session as overtime teaching. Payment made for assigned teaching hours is inclusive of payment for preparation and administrative duties connected with those assigned classes. The employee agrees to attend meetings and workshops scheduled by the employer with no extra pay when they are scheduled during working time.
2.3 At all times during the term of this agreement, the employee will directly adhere to and obey all the rules and regulations that have been, or may hereafter be established, by the employer for the conduct of the employee or generally for the conduct of instructors at the place of employment.
2.4 Teaching Schedule( It’s the teaching schedule of Institute, NOT native speaker teacher)
Morning Kindergarten: 09:40 - 10:20 Class1
10:30 - 11:10 Class2
11:20 - 12:00 Class3
12:00~12:40 Lunch Break Time
12:40~13:20 Class4

13:20~14:20 Flexible Break Time (can be shortened by teaching R&D, given
tasks, weekly meeting)
14:20~15:00 Class Preparation

Afternoon Classes: 15:00~15:38 Class1
15:47~16:23 Class2
16:31~17:08 Class1
17:16~17:53 Class2
18:00~18:38 Class1
18:47~19:25 Class2

2.5 Class observation by the principal or other colleagues will be conducted. The objectives of this are to: 1. To show and learn teaching methodology to colleagues
2. To resolve classroom management issues
3. To allow management to make parents aware of classroom issues and student progress.
4. To check adherence to the syllabus and/or to raise issues regarding the syllabus

2.6 Demonstrating care and compassion for students is the single most important duty the employee has.

3.0 Salary and Benefits

3.1 Salary, Bonus (Severance payment) & Overtime: The monthly salary is 2.0 million Won, with 2 payments made on the last day of the last teaching session, as severance pay. No part of this thirteenth payment will be made unless the employee completes the full (12 session) one-year contract. Overtime is paid at the rate of 18,000 Won per 60-minutes. Salary will begin from the first day of orientation. When the employee is absent from scheduled teaching duties, salary will be deducted accordingly. Taxes are deducted according to Korean tax law. Salary payments will be made on the last day of each month during which the employment services were provided.
3.2 Orientation and Training: Shortly after arrival in Korea, the employee will be required to undertake orientation and training before starting teaching duties. The period of training and orientation will be decided by the employer.

3.3 Transportation: The employer will provide the employee an economy class ticket for passage to Korea from an international airport mutually agreed to by the employer and the employee (henceforth referred to as point of departure). On completion of the full contract period, the employer will provide for the employee an economy class ticket for passage from Korea to the point of departure. The return air ticket will be provided at the time of, and is dependent upon completion of the full contract term. In the event that the employee continues employment under a subsequent employment agreement with the employer, the return air ticket will be provided at the time of completion of the subsequent contract period(s). If requested, the employer will pay the cash equivalent of the cost of the lowest one-way fare available from Yeosu to the point of departure.
If the employee is dismissed or leaves the Institute voluntarily during the first six months of employment,
She/he will reimburse the Institute for the cost of air transportation to Korea. The employer will provide a
receipt from the travel agency from which the ticket was purchased.
If the employee does not complete the full contract term, for any reason, the employer will not be required to provide return transportation.

3.4 Holidays and Vacation: The employee will be entitled to observe public holidays and receive vacation days during the contract term according to a yearly schedule provided by the employer before the beginning of the year to which the schedule refers. There are ten (10) vacation days in each calendar year. They are offered in the form of one-week breaks in summer and winter.

3.5 Medical Insurance: The employee will be covered by medical benefits under the Korean Medical Insurance Union, a Government Health Organization. The cost of this coverage will be borne fully by the employer.

3.6 Accident Compensation: In the event that the employee sustains injuries from an accident or mishap
which occurs outside the course of normal work duties; the employee understands and agrees that the
employer will have no responsibility for, nor obligation to pay, medical and hospital costs which are in
excess of those covered by medical insurance.

3.7 Sick Days/Attendance Bonus: Employee is entitled to 3 paid sick days. Should employee not use these sick days, employer will pay an attendance bonus of 150,000 Won upon the completion of one-year contract. Unused sick days will be credited at 50,000 Won per day unused.


4 Housing

4.1 The employer will provide semi-furnished private bedroom (single apartments, or a shared apartment) for the employee. Furnishings provided by the employer include: a gas range, a refrigerator, a telephone, a television, a VCR, a washing machine, a bed, a dresser, and an air-conditioner.

4.2 The employee is responsible for all maintenance, utility and telephone charges for accommodation provided by the employer. If the employee is the sole occupant of double occupancy accommodation provided by the employer, he/she will be responsible for all the above-mentioned expenses.

4.3 The employee agrees to a deduction of 200,000 Won per month from the first two months of employment, totalling 400,000 Won, as a housing management deposit. This deposit is to cover any unpaid monthly service, utility, and telephone charges at the completion of this contract and/or costs associated with the resignation or dismissal of the employee before the termination of this contract. The employer agrees that payment of remaining amounts of the deposit will be made to the employee within ten days after all outstanding monthly service, utility, and telephone charges have been paid.

5.0 Dismissals or Voluntary Resignation

The employer will have the right to dismiss the employee for unwillingness or inability to meet conditions of employment as set out under this agreement, for conduct seriously jeopardizing any student or staff member, or for criminal activity.
5.1 The employer will have the right to dismiss the employee when he/she shows no improvement in teaching skills or enthusiasm in teaching and caring for students after he/she has received warnings from the employer.
5.2 The employee will receive two oral warnings and one written warning before dismissal.
5.3 In the event that the employee is dismissed, or in the event that the employee voluntarily resigns prior to the termination of the term of this agreement, the employer will pay salary due to the date of termination. The employer will not pay the cost of return transportation to point of departure for the employee. Further, the employer will be entitled to withhold an amount less than or equivalent to, but not exceeding, the cost of airfare provided for travel to Korea.

6.0 Covenants

The employee hereby agrees, covenants, and undertakes that he/she will not undertake any teaching duties or employment with any persons or organizations other than the employer. To undertake such employment is a breach of Korean Immigration law and can have serious consequences.

6.1 The employee understands and accepts that the rights to use, sale, distribution, or publication of all original material produced by the employee during the course of employment, and for which the employee is compensated with salary, overtime, or an agreed-upon lump sum, remain the sole property of the employer.

7.0 Jurisdiction

This agreement will be interpreted according to the internal (domestic) laws of the Republic of Korea. A competent court in the Republic of Korea will have jurisdiction in regard to any dispute or claim arising out of, or in connection with, this agreement.

The employer and the employee have executed this agreement on the date indicated below. Intending to be legally bound to, and in witness of, the employer and the employee have appended their signatures.

_____________________
The Employer

_____________________

The Employee

 

_____________________

Date

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
           
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