Teach Motivated Adults In Seoul April May Start Dates

💼 YBM EDU – Adult Academies Division
📍South Korea
💰 Competitive Salary

Teach Motivated Adults in Seoul :

April / May  Start Dates in Jongno & Shinchon

YBM Language Institutes is searching for dynamic and professional instructors to join its team of adult EFL educators at its YBM Jongno and YBM Shinchon branches in Seoul. Working with English an speaking center director and administrative staff, instructors are provided with complete support and assistance to help students meet their language development goals through Topic Discussion, Business English, and English for Academic Purposes classes.  Instructors make use of commercially published texts, standardized lessons / supplements, and materials designed by teachers themselves.

Small group and one-to-one classes with adult learners provide instructors with meaningful teaching experiences as well as opportunities for professional development.


The position listed below is for full-time instructors. Applicants must be available to attend paid training sessions in the last week of the month preceding their intended start dates. Teaching begins as of the first weekday on or closest to the 1st of the month.

YBM Jongno (Seoul): April  / May 2024
YBM Shinchon (Seoul): April  / May 2024

Candidates currently working as EFL instructors in Korea will be given preference.


PREPAID, round-trip airfare to and from Korea (for those hired from outside of Korea).
Base salary up to 2.4 million won per month.
Key money for housing deposit PLUS monthly housing allowance.
Severance bonus equal to one month’s salary, per year of employment.
15 days paid vacation + Korean national holidays.
Paid pre-service training and accommodation.
Employer contributions to national medical insurance and pension plans.


Six 50-minute classes per day, 30 teaching hours per week, Monday – Friday.
Opportunities for Saturday classes.


Positive, energetic outlook and demeanor.
Demonstrated student /service-oriented experience (preferred).
Formal EFL teaching experience with adult learners, and/or CELTA, TEFL certification (preferred).
Online EFL teaching experience (preferred)
Hold a valid passport and undergraduate diploma from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, the United States, or the United Kingdom.


To apply for the position, email the following documents to the national academic supervisor for YBM Language Institutes at gregstapleton@ybm.co.kr :

Cover letter & resume (including contact information, educational/employment history, and employment references).
Scanned copy of passport information page
Scanned copy of federal-level criminal record check, no older than six-months from time of issuance, with affixed apostille (notarized copy of a fingerprint-based RCMP check for Canadian citizens).
Scanned copy of university diploma with affixed apostille (notarized for Canadian citizens). Recent photo.
Indication of preferred starting dates and locations (see above listings).

If residing / working in Korea: scanned copy of Alien Registration Card (front and back), signed and dated letter of release from employer, and copies of the above mentioned documents as previously submitted to the Korea Immigration Services.

The complete set of documents is required for all applicants, regardless of intended full or part-time position, current visa status, and prior length of stay in the Republic of Korea. No interviews will be scheduled for any position unless all the documents listed above are submitted via email.

Founded in 1961,  the Korean language edition of National Geographic, and is the official test administrator for the TOEIC and Microsoft Office User exams in Korea. As the largest and most respected educational service provider in Korea, YBM offers upwardly mobile career opportunities throughout its publishing, testing, academies, and online services divisions.

To apply, email gregstapleton@ybm.co.kr

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