Job Detail

Location: : Seoul, Seoul, Korea South
Company: : YBM PINE Division
Type: : Full Time
Shift: : First Shift (Day)
Career Level: : Native English Speaker ( with Degree / with TESOL / TEFL Certificate)
Positions: : 3
Experience: : Less Than 1 Year
Gender: : No Preference
Degree: : TESOL / TEFL / CELTA Certification
Apply Before: : Jul 01, 2025

Job Description

Direct Hire—Homeroom and Special Subject Positions such as Art, Science, and Social Studies- Monday-Friday 9am-4:30pm/5pm. March 2023 Start Date with competitive benefits and salary guaranteed by the YBM Corporation


All YBM PINE Division schools are 100% owned and operated by YBM Corporation – Contract is fully guaranteed by the YBM Corporation.

Korea’s largest and most reliable education corporation with history of always paying on time even dating back to the 1997 Asian financial crisis known as the IMF period in Korea.

You are paid directly by the YBM Education Corporation Head Office (not your school) regardless of any severe economic conditions that could arise.

Visit learn more about the corporation that manages the YBM PINE Division which fully owns & operates all the YBM PINE brands such as our YBM GATE, YBM PSA, YBM AppleTree and YBM Learning schools in Seoul, Busan, and Bundang.

YBM PINE division schools are extremely popular among teachers in Korea as our reputation for providing a fantastic combination of balance compact working hours with an emphasis on quality over quantity teaching workload is well known by the English teaching community here. The key to our success has been our YBM staff members who truly value the importance of our teachers by providing great support to them by consistently maintaining a professional working environment with appropriate facility to allow our teachers to effectively carry out their roles reaching their full potential as educators. All of our schools are located in the most popular areas of Seoul & Busan. See the specific locations listed below and target the locations that best fits what you are looking for in a teaching position in Korea.

All YBM PINE Division schools adheres to the labor law requiring minimum 11 days of weekday vacations for first year employees and at least 15 days for 2nd year continuing employees.  All National Korean holidays off including newly created Korean holidays with no makeup classes on weekends in lieu of these holidays.

All job related work duties will be done within the working hours with no weekend work and no extra work outside of school hours.

YBM PSA: Actual Working Hrs. are 9:00 am to 4:30 pm-Able to leave for home

Teaching high level & attentive young kinder to early-elementary age students

*PSA Homeroom Position Salary with provided housing: 2.45 to 2.8 million won

*PSA Homeroom Position Salary without housing: 2.85 to 3.25 million won

Most positions are homeroom classroom positions (5yr, 6yr & 7yr old Korean ages)

Each PSA will have non-homeroom special subject positions referred to as Creativity & Discovery

Apgujeong PSA: Gangnam, Seoul just 2 min walk from Apgujeong station near Han River Park

Gaepo PSA: Gangnam, Seoul 5 min walk/Guryong stn, largest ESL school in Gangnam

Mokdong PSA: Western Seoul near Sinjeong-negeogi station green line 2

Seocho PSA: Gangnam, Seoul 10 min walk/Yangie stn and 15 min walk to Gangnam stn

Yongsan PSA: Within walking distance to Noksapyeong subway station

Bundang PSA: Bundang city within 1 min walk to Jeongja stn which is 15 ride to Gangnam stn

Busan PSA: Haeundae, Busan located within the Centum City Mall itself


YBM GATE: Actual Working Hrs. are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm-Able to leave for home

Teaching highly gifted and talented young children with locations in Itaewon, Gangnam, and Jamsil. Each GATE location employees the following special subject non-homeroom teachers.

Art Special Subject: Carrying out art related projects/crafts in your own classroom

Science Special Subject: Teaching science related topics with you own classroom

Musical/Drama Special Subject: Carrying out drama performances with own classroom

Also Social Studies, Creativity, Leadership, Physical Education special positions as well

*GATE Special Subject Position 2.50 to 2.80 million won with housing or 2.95 to 3.25 without housing

Qualifications to Apply

  • Native English Speaker with E2/D10/F-series visa status or documents for E2 visa sponsorship
  • F-series visa applicants must have documents for registration with the Korean Education Office


Please forward over the following items directly to the contact person listed below

*Please submit a short cover email indicating your specific available date to begin a new contract, attached updated resume in word or pdf format and a digital picture of yourself.

*Please email over your visa ARC card pictures front and back (Can edit out any private info) to expedite your application to the next step.

*Applicants not in Korea or without one of the following visa E2/D10/F-series visa will need to email over pictures of the following items (Background check with apostille, degree with apostille, passport page.

First day of employment will be March 2nd 2023 (Prep Day 1 with full pay) as March 1st is a national holiday (Most positions will be for this date)

Applicants seeking other employment dates before or after the above date can apply by indicating the date that you are able to begin employment.

Application Process

  1. Applicants will be able to receive very detail information about all YBM PINE Division schools once a phone call has been conducted with the YBM Head Office.
  2. Applicants will be able to know an approximateminimum guarantee salaryfor their level of qualification depending on the particular YBM Position they are seeking during this phone call.

Fred Han

Personnel Coordinator

YBM Head Office

Why choose YBM

  1. Reliability: YBM is a multi-million-dollar organization ensuring job security & contract reliability.
  2. Full-Benefits: YBM complies with Korean medical insurance, pension & severance pay regulations.
  3. Accessibility: YBM schools are located in the most PRIME districts of Seoul, Busan and Bundang.
  4. Transparency: Receive accurate specific information regarding employment before signing any contracts

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*Applicants that are applying after December 21st please

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