Super Prime Locations: Hannam, Yongsan, Hongdae, Mapo, Mokdong, Apgujeong, Seocho, Daechi, Jamsil, Bundang & Busan - March 2023 start - 2.80 to 3.55 million won with Korea’s largest and most reliable Education Corporation.


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Super Prime Locations: Hannam, Yongsan, Hongdae, Mapo, Mokdong, Apgujeong, Seocho, Daechi, Jamsil, Bundang & Busan - March 2023 start - 2.80 to 3.55 million won with Korea’s largest and most reliable Education 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 to 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 also 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 Locations
YBM GATE: Actual Working Hrs. are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm-Able to leave for home
Teaching highly gifted talented young children who speak in fluent complete sentences

Most positions are homeroom classroom positions to 5yr, 6yr & 7yr old Korean ages.
Each GATE location also 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 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 Homeroom Teacher Position with provided housing 2.70 to 3.10 million won
*GATE Homeroom Teacher Position without housing 3.15 to 3.55 million won
*GATE Special Subject Position 2.50 to 2.80 million won with housing or 2.95 to 3.25 without housing

Apgujeong cGATE: Gangnam, Seoul near Garosul-gil and Apgujeong stn
Jamsil cGATE: within walking distance to Jamsil stn, Lotte World, Seokchon Lake Park
Apgujeong GATE: Gangnam, Seoul within just 2 min walk/Apgujeong stn
Daechi GATE: Gangnam, Seoul 15 min walk from Yeoksam Stn
Hannam GATE: within 5 min walking distance to Hangangjin and Itaewon subway station
Seocho GATE: Gangnam, Seoul 5 min walk from Shin-NonHyun stn/10 min walk Gangnam stn

YBM AppleTree & YBM Learning

YBM AppleTree/Learning: Actual Working Hrs. are 9:00 am to 4:30 pm-able to leave for home

All positions are non-homeroom special English teacher positions catering to nursery ages up to Korean kindergarten ages teaching only 5 to 8 thirty-min classes such as arts & crafts, phonics, storybook reading, sing-a-long incorporated into the ESL lessons. Each classroom has a Korean English and Korean assistant teacher who are constantly in care/supervision & teaching.

AppleTree/Learning Salary with provided housing is 2.40 to 2.70 or without housing 2.85 to 3.15

Apgujeong AppleTree: (Gangnam, Seoul within 2 min walk to Apgujeong stn
Gaepo AppleTree: (Gangnam Seoul within 5 min walk to Guryong stn
Seocho AppleTree: (Gangnam Seoul within walking to Seoul Edu. Uni. Stn & Gangnam stn
Hannam AppleTree: (Within 5 min walking distance to Hangangjin and Itaewon subway station
Jamsil AppleTree Tree: located in Songpa-gu Jamsil Seoul
Apgujeong Learning Tree: Gangnam, Seoul within 2 min walking to Apgujeong stn
Mapo Learning: Central Seoul near Gongdeok subway stn
Mokdong Learning: Tree within walking distance to Omokgyo stn
Busan Learning: Located near Centrum station in Haeundae district

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 approximate minimum guarantee salary for their level of qualification depending on the particular YBM Position they are seeking during this phone call

Danny J. Kim
Personnel Director
YBM Head Office
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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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