About Kojen Taiwan
Kojen is a leading English School in Taiwan. They are considered to have very high standards and good quality teaching. They have 20 schools across Taiwan, and currently 6 in Kaohsiung. Kojen provide children and adult classes, and it’s preferred teachers are open to teaching both.
Kojen is not a franchise like many other cram schools in Taiwan and as such have an excellent reputation. They are known for being honest, and ensure teachers are paid correctly and on time.
Kojen Pay and Conditions (2010)
- Salary: NT$580 per hour for Adult Classes; NT$590 per hour for Children Classes
- Preparation Time for Each Class: Between 20-45 minutes
- Hours: The contract requires you to work a minimum of 15 hours per week. On average, you can expect to work between 18-24 hours per week. Some teachers may work up to 30 hours per week. However, Kojen are flexible and often willing to alter the schedule on request of valued staff.
Kojen Teacher Training
Kojen do provide teacher training for all new English teachers. The training is to provide an insight as to the structure and layout of their classes. Teacher training will normally last between 1-2 weeks and is usually paid if you stay with the school.
Kojen’s Expectations of you as a Foreign Teacher
Kojen‘s teaching style is geared heavily towards conversation and real life dialogues, and this is primarily what foreign teachers are used for. Grammar is normally taught by the Taiwanese teachers, but, a basic understanding of grammar patterns will be an advantage.
Kojen’s focus on speaking and listening skills means you can create fun games, interesting activities, discussions and role plays.
Kojen’s Branches in Kaohsiung
Kojen Kaohsiung School 1
Address: 77, Jhong Hua 3rd Road, Kaohsiung, Taiwan Tel: 886-7-261-0868 Fax: 886-7-251-2050
Kojen Kaohsiung School 2
Address: 14, Jhong Jheng 3rd Road, Kaohsiung, Taiwan Tel: 886-7-236-3942 Fax: 886-7-237-446
Kojen Kaohsiung School 3
Address: 457, Ta Fong 2nd Road Kaohsiung, Taiwan Tel: 886-7-398-5386 Fax: 886-7-398-5370
Kojen Kaohsiung School 4
Address: 158 – 1, Tze Chiang 1st Road, Kaohsiung, Taiwan Tel: 886-7-272-1919 Fax: 886-7-251-6000
Useful Kojen and Kaohsiung Websites
Kojen Taiwan’s Official Website – Click Here
Kojen Taiwan’s Complete list of Branches – Click Here
Hotels in Kaohsiung – Click Here
Teaching English in Taiwan - Click Here
Taiwan Tax For Teachers – Click Here
Cheap Hotels in Kaohsiung for Teachers
If you are a foreign teacher moving to Kaohsiung to teach, then the Sanduo Hotel Kaohsiung is an excellent and affordable place to stay for a week or two until a job and apartment are secured.