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Apply directly to YBM Head Office - YBM GATE 2.60-3.00 million won or YBM PSA 9:00 am to 4:30 pm for March 2nd Seoul, Busan & Bundang with great vacation dates + Special Science teacher position.


YBM Corporation founded in 1961 is one of the largest education/publishing corporations in Korea.  YBM publishes the Korean edition of National Geographic magazine and is the official test administer for the TOEIC Exam as well as the Microsoft Office User Exam. YBM is the largest and most well-known education based corporation within Korea offering career opportunities with advancement throughout its multiple divisions.


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 programs you are keenest to teach with our YBM PINE Division schools all fully owned by YBM Corporation.


YBM PINE Division schools offers great working conditions and compensations

*Very competitive salaries such as 2.65 to 3.30 million won for no-housing contracts

*Provided single housing contracts – YBM offers 2.20-3.00 million won per month

*Blocked hours for the entire year 9:00 am – 4:30 pm (GATE schools 9:00 am – 5:30 pm) Mon to Fri only

*Full compliance with Korean Government Medical Insurance, Korean Pension Tax and Severance pay

*Smaller classes than public schools (10-18 students)

*Get detailed information and position location before you sign the contract

*All contracts are specific to that location and not a general placement contract

*Work among other foreign teachers as our schools average 8 to 15 English Native Teachers per location

*Fully developed curriculum and updated by the R&D team at the YBM head office.


You can choose the locations you are most keen to target and YBM Head Office will focus on these positions with you that best matches your qualification, experience and your preference.


Fantastic Vacation Days: All YBM PINE division schools such as PSA, GATE, AppleTree and Learning share the same calendar system.  We only offer 19 teaching days per session month.  We adopted this system to ensure that all of our teachers & staff members receive their full vacations/holiday without asking for permission from their schools to further increase the teaching quality over quantity.


The vacation dates for the new March 2020 to Feb 2021 school year is listed here. 


Summer Break 7.23 - 8.04 (9 consecutive weekdays + weekends) No class from July 23rd and return back to work on August 5th 2020

Winter Break 12.23 - 1.03 (6 consecutive weekdays + holiday weekends) No class from Dec 23rd and return back to work on Jan 4th 2021


May 1st Korean Labor: All of our YBM PINE GATE, PSA, AppleTree and Learning locations are closed


All Korean National holidays off and no weekend work. 


We have also scheduled 3 prep days (May 4th, June 8th, Aug 17th) that could possibly become additional free vacation days once they are converted-TBD by the YBM PINE director.

No reduction of salary and no makeup dates with all official Korean holidays off on top of our set vacation dates.


No school functions are held on weekends or outside of our weekday school hours.

March 2nd & March 3rd 2020 are fully paid prep days with March 4th as first day of teaching.

YBM PSA: Actual Working Hrs. are 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (Able to leave at this time year round)

Teaching high level & attentive young children in a real school like environment

YBM PSA compensation

*Salary 2.2 to 2.6 million won + housing (9:30 am to 4:30 pm teaching hours all year-round)

*Salary 2.65 to 3.05 million won without provided housing option (Applicant can choose)

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

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

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

Bundang PSA: Within 1 minute walk from Jeongja subway station in Bundang district

YBM GATE: Actual Working Hrs. are 9:00 am to 5:30 pm (Able to leave at this time year round)

Teaching young children who speak in complete sentences and comprehend English fluently

Actual teaching hours are only 22-24 hours per week with breaks throughout the day


Each homeroom class teacher is assigned just one Homeroom classroom (9:45 am to 3:30 pm)

Each homeroom class visits 1 of 4 special teacher’s classrooms twice a week allowing the homeroom

Teacher to return back to their empty homeroom class (8 periods per week)

Applicants can target Homeroom teacher positions for these GATE schools.


GATE Homeroom Teacher position Salary

*Salary 2.60 to 3.0 million won + housing (9:45 am - 5:00-5:30 pm teaching hours all year round)

*Salary 3.00 to 3.45 million won without provided housing option (Applicant can choose)



Apgujeong cGATE Gangnam, Seoul near Garosul-gil and Apgujeong stn

Jamsil cGATE within walking distance to Jamsil stn, Lotte World, Seokchon Lake Park

Daechi GATE Gangnam, Seoul 15 min walk from Yeoksam Stn

GATE Special subject Teacher position Salary

*Salary 2.40 to 2.60 million won + housing (9:45 am - 5:00-5:30 pm teaching hours all year round)

*Salary 2.80 to 3.10 million won without provided housing option (Applicant can choose)


Daechi GATE special subject science teacher position at this location




  • Native English Speaker with E2/D10/F-series visa status or documents for E2 visa sponsorship
  • F4/F2/F5/F6 visa applicants must have documents for registration with the education office




* Applicants should submit a short cover email indicating the locations they are targeting, the specific available date to begin a new contract, attached resume and recent photo.  

*Applicants who are already in Korea with an E2/D10/F-series visa can email over their ARC card to speed up the application processing.


All positions will be for March 2nd & 3rd paid prep days and March 4th the first day of teaching.


Danny J. Kim

HR Manager

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 the medical insurance, pension, severance pay and air ticket
  3. Accessibility: YBM schools are located in the most PRIME districts of Seoul, Busan and Bundang
  4. We are not recruiters! Receive specific information regarding employment before signing any contracts.


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