WHEN CAN YOU START? ::  English Program In Korea (EPIK)


The GET Program was launched by the Korean National Institute for International Education in 1995, We have been an NIIED accredited agency since 2007. The BiAnnual Intakes are ideal for applicants currently finishing their studies or needing to give a month or more notice at their current place of work. The entire process takes up to 6 months with late applications possible right up to 3 months before the flight date. Each step of the process is conducted on a first come, first served basis so being on schedule is very important to securing a position.


If you are concerned that you may be too late for a particular intake please call or email us as it is often possible to process late applications up to 3 months before the flight date.

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COMPULSORY DOCUMENTS

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS

BIANNUAL INTAKE  -  TASK / EVENT TIME LINE

HOW TO APPLY

SPRING INTAKE

FALL INTAKE

  1. Prepare & submit Initial Application documents to applications@goldkeyeducation.com

  2. Apply for Criminal Background Check

  3. Arrange to submit your original documents by mid September to GoldKey

August

February

  1. We submit your final Application to EPIK in Korea by email

  2. Your SKYPE Interview slot is scheduled and held, results follow within 1-14 days

September

March

  1. Once you pass the interview we submit the final hard copies of your documents to EPIK

  2. EPIK processes applications to arrange contracts and pre-approval of work visa

October

April

  1. Completion of outstanding TEFL/TESOL courses & submission of certificate

  2. Submission of just completed degree certificates & final transcripts

November

May

  1. Contracts sent out to candidates by courier/overnight mail

  2. Submission of passport & visa documents to Korean Embassy for visa insertion

  3. Final purchase of one-way flight ticket to Korea

Dec/Jan

June/July

  1. Fly into Korea - attend NIIED Orientation workshop

  2. Undergo Health Check, get ARC Card & National Health Card

February

August

  1. Meet co-teacher, move into apartment, commence 12 month contract period

  2. Receive first Pay Check, Travel Allowance & Settlement Allowance on 25th

March

September

Quick Look at the BiAnnual Intakes

  1. NIIED accredits specific agencies of which GoldKey Education is one.

  2. Intakes are in Feb & Aug each year

• Interviews start 4 months beforehand

  1. You can indicate your location preference but ultimately available posts determine where you are deployed.

  2. NIIED deploys teachers across South Korea into all provinces & metro areas with the exception of Gyeonggi Province.

  3. NIIED favors candidates that are flexible & highly motivated to teach in Korea - the selection process is very thorough.

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