EPIK Contract Information

Contract Term:

All EPIK positions are for one (1) year in length.

Working Days & Hours

EPIK teachers work Monday – Friday from 8:40 AM – 4:40 PM.

Teaching Hours Per Week

EPIK teachers will be required to teach for up to 22 hours a week. Teaching hours that exceed that amount are subject to overtime pay.

National Holidays & Special Observances

EPIK teachers will not work on Korean national holidays as well as special days determined by the school such as a school founding day. National holidays are denoted on Korean calendars as “Red Days”. For a complete list of Korean national holidays and their dates for 2016 please visit here

Sick Days

EPIK teachers are allotted up to 11 paid sick days each contract term. Using consecutive sick days in a row will require a note from a doctor or physician.