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Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Contract With Kevin's English Schools

Contract With Kevin's English Schools

This contract is made by and between Kevin's English Schools 2659-4 Tsukahara, Minami Ashigara City,
Kanagawa Prefecture, 250-0117, Japan and _______________________. Hereafter called the teacher.

This contract will remain valid for the period of one year, beginning the______ day of______________ and ending on the _____of _________________________.

During the first twelve weeks probationary period of the contract, the teacher may be terminated by
Kevin's English Schools with two weeks written notice, for failing to perform his/her duties to the satisfaction of Kevin's English Schools. The twelve week probationary period clause can be waived if marked with an 'X'
here__X_. By marking the previous blank with an "X' Kevin's English Schools agrees to waive the probationary
period. (This is sometimes done for teachers with previous training and/or experience.

The teacher agrees to use his/her skills and expertise as an English teacher at Kevin's English Schools and cooperate with Kevin's English Schools in attaining its' educational goals.

Kevin's English Schools will renumerate the teacher and assist him/her to secure the proper visa status by guaranteeing her/his employment. After the probationary period, or if it has been waived, this contract may be terminated with one month prior written notice by either the teacher or Kevin's English Schools.

Kevin's English Schools shall pay the teacher a salary of 250,000 Yen/Month for up to 28 hours of teaching per week. Overtime shall be paid at the rate of 14,000 Yen/Month for work over 28 hours per week and up to 29 hours per week. Another 14,000 Yen/Month shall be paid for overtime work over 29 hours per week and up to 30 hours per week. A contract completion bonus of 100,000 Yen will be paid within two weeks after completing this contract.

The teacher agrees to attend school events approximately once per month. These school events
are paid for by the 250,000/Month salary. No extra salary is paid for attending these events unless
the teacher reaches overtime.

School events may be parties, picnics, hiking trips, staff meetings or other enjoyable activities. The teacher shall be paid for the cost of commuting to work. This will entail the payment of the teacher's public transportation costs. The teacher shall be paid train or bus fare to and from work.
The teacher will not be paid for transportation to and from Japan.

The teacher will receive ten working days of paid holidays in the summer and ten working days of paid holidays during the
Christmas vacation. Exact dates will be given to the teacher later. This means the teacher will be paid her/his usual
salary for these vacation days. The teacher will have two regular days off that may or may not be consecutive. For example.
The teacher may have Sundays and Wednesdays as regular days off. All Japanese national holidays are observed except for
a few on Mondays. The teacher will be given a list of which Mondays national holidays are work days.

The teacher agrees to never teach his/her own private lessons in any of our schools or school apartments, nor to allow anyone else to teach lessons within our schools or school apartments.

The teacher may teach part-time at another English school, as long as her/his work performance is kept to a high level, as deemed by Kevin's English Schools.

The teacher agrees to encourage potential students to study at Kevin's English Schools, and to promote our schools in general.

The teacher agrees to allow some events to be held in his/her classroom. This is required as the teacher is living in one of our schools. No pets are permitted in the school or apartment. The teacher agrees to keep the apartment clean and in good order. The teacher agrees to pay rent for the apartment of between 60,000-70,000 Yen/Month, and the following utilities:
_____All Utilities____________________________. The teacher pays her/his own telephone fees. The teacher does not have to pay key money nor a damage deposit for the apartment they live in.

This is to certify that this contract was signed this_______________day of____________, in the year,______________,by

______________________________ ________________________
Manager Teacher


1 comment:

Dario S said...

Dear Kevin, I am trying to email you but the email address does not work.

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I am a teacher and writer. I own Kevin`s English Schools in Kanagawa, Japan. I teach at Tokai University. I have taught at: Keio SFC, St. Mary`s College (Nagoya), ECC, The YMCA, Columbia College, and Kwantlen Polytechnic University. My Japanese wife is a junior high school English teacher.