Detailed Hiring Process
We work hard to help you through the complex process of paperwork involved with working in Korea and help to find you a school that is a perfect fit for you.
We have broken down and detailed the approx. 3 month process.
NOTES AND WHAT WILL BE HAPPENING
The first step is sending your Resume and Photo
Eico Recruiter will contact you by email and guide you what to do for the next step.
Ordering Apostilled documents
These official documents take 3-12 weeks to obtain it after ordered it so it has to be ordered at least 90days before your arrival Korea
It is vital to get an early start on your Criminal Background Check. This document has the longest wait time and there is little you can do to expidite the process.
Sending the Applying package to Eico
Copy of passport
Copy of passport
These are application package. Please fill out this application and send it us to firstname.lastname@example.org
We attached some samples of each form just in case you don’t know how to complete the application package.
Eico will apply your application package to the school you preferred and send you position details
If you like the position’s condition then we will arrange the interview with director of the school
Spans of time you are available for an interview
Interview will be with director of the school through Skype or phone. After interview, the decision will be made if the school wants to hire you or not.
Now we are arranging your interview time with the school.
You need to let us know your available time for interview and your contact # and Skype ID. If anytime is ok with you then the director of the school will call you for interview around __pm in your time. I will let you know the key point to give the director good impression about yourself while interview below.
Your Skype ID (preferred) or any contact number
The interviewer will call you on arranged time. Some tips for giving good impression while interview
Contract from the School
Now You have passed interview. The school wants to hire you. Congratulations!!! :)
Signing the contract
Sign on the contract the school sent you. And then scan and send it back to Eico by email.
Collecting your visa run documents
Copy of passport
Make sure if you have all the essential documents for your visa run (E2-visa).
please keep photo copies of these documents by yourself before sending them to Eico office.
Sending Your visa run documents
Visa run documents
Post Tracking Number
Your visa run documents on STEP9 must be sent to Eico office by FEDEX or any Express airmail
Address to FedEx the docs:
*Let Eico recruiter knows the date you sent documents or the Post Tracking Number.
Your documents to Korean Immigration Office
Eico gets your documents now. Eico delivers your documents to the school and school will submit your documents to the Korea immigration office.
Need to wait for your visa issuance number. It will be noticed from Korean immigration within 7days after it submitted to Korean immigration office.
Get informed your visa issuance number
Visa issuance number
Your visa Issuance number will be informed From Eico. Now you get your visa issuance number.
Visa issuance number
Visa application form
Copy of Contract
You need to get E-2 visa(teaching visa) on your passport.
Go to Korean Consulate nearby and submit all documents for getting E2 visa. Or you can send these items to Korean consulate by mail when there is no Korean Consulate nearby you. It takes 2 or 3days to get visa stamp on your passport meantime you can search available flight to Korea.
*Visa application form is downloadable at Eico site.
Booking Your Flight
Advice arrival date
Pick up info
Contact numbers of the school and Eico recruiter
Address of the school
Address of your house in Korea
Now you can contact to Eico recruiter and get advice the arrival time and price range. Then book a flight on the right date. Once booked, send your air-itinerary to Eico by email. Then we will arrange the pickup schedule for you.
At this point you should make a note of the following:
Arrival Incheon international Airport and pick up
Eico pick up staff will meet you at the airport.
Meet your Co-teacher at your house or school
Eico staff will wait for you at the gate in Incheon International airport at the agreed upon time. We will take you to your school or house. Welcome to Korea!
In case of a problem or emergency
First day of Work
Say hello to everyone at your school
Co-teacher’s guidance at the school
Eico could be your helper always while you staying in Korea
Get to know the local living information
There are many people you will meet when you arrive at your school. It would be useful to know ‘hello’ in Korean (respectfully) –“An-young-ha-say-yo”
Your Co-teacher guides you about school, class, teaching plan, text books and your students.
You might be required to attend orientation (ran by Education Board or just in your school)
You'll get used to your area - things like public transportation, markets, stores, restaurants and hospitals etc. Your coworking are usually more than happy to help you with all of this information.
There are many useful English website for foreign people here. Eico site provides basic essential information for living in Korea.
Medical Examination and Drug Screening
For having the Medical Examination
80,000-90,000 KRW for the Medical Examination Fee
You need to have a Medical Examination for your ARC (Alien Registration Card) to open your bank account, cell phone and for more. Your school requires the medical examination results.
Getting Alien Registration Card
The Medical Examination Result
Copy of School’s business license
You need to go to Korea Immigration Office within your jurisdiction.
Submit all the documents.
It takes about 2 weeks to receive your ARC.
Once you have your ARC, you can open your bank account and cell phone etc.
Have a good time
D+365 and beyond
Now your new life as English teacher and Educator is start in Korea!!
Hiring Process Flow Chart
This basic flow chart goes through the same process as above.
Note: You should be ordering the documents about three months prior to arriving in Korea.
#715 Hannam Building, 211 Itaewon-ro, Yongsangu, Seoul, Korea
*You need this ARC to open your bank account and cell phone extra…. * It takes about 2 weeks to get it.