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  • EPIK Plus

What is EPIK Plus?

EPIK Plus is a new option of applying to the English Program in Korea (EPIK) that provides priority processing, guaranteed placement, and an all-expenses-paid workshop.

Applying through the EPIK Plus option will expedite your application for faster processing. Upon completion of a successful interview and document review, approved applicants will have guaranteed placement in rural schools throughout the Jeollanam (Jeonnam) province.

The teaching contract under EPIK Plus is a standard contract under the Jeollanam-do (Jeonnam) Office of Education.

How to Apply:

Under "Classification" at the start of the EPIK online application, please select "EPIK Plus (Jeonnam)" and follow the instructions listed.

Once submitted, your application will be expedited for faster processing.

Where is Jeollanam-do?

The South Jeolla province, also known as Jeollanam-do is located at the Southwestern tip of the Korean peninsula. With a population of just under 2 million, you can experience a slower pace of life in a more natural environment rich in culture and tradition.

South Jeolla has the warmest weather on the peninsula and is the agricultural powerhouse of Korea, which is evident in its famous cuisine. It is surrounded by water on 3 sides, boasting almost 2000 islands off its coast. Its mountains and coastline make for spectacular views contributing to the vibrant tourism industry with visitors from all across the country coming for the many festivals and picturesque views.

Jeollanam Contract Details

  • School Type: Elementary, Middle, and High School
  • Salary: 2,300,000 - 2,700,000 KRW/month
  • Vacation: 26 working days, plus Korean national holidays
  • Sick Days: 11 paid sick days
  • Classroom Hours: 22 teaching hours/week
  • Severance: Paid according to the Korean Labor Board standards
  • Pension: Paid according to the Korean National Pension Service regulations
  • Medical Insurance: Included through Korean National Health Insurance Corporation plan
  • Settlement Allowance: 300,000 KRW
  • Housing provided
  • Entrance Allowance of 1,800,000 KRW
  • Contract Completion Bonus of 1,300,000 KRW
  • Training: EPIK National Orientation and mid-contract training covered by the Jeollanamdo Office of Education