100% Non-Teaching Curriculum Developer/Editor YBM PINE Division –Content materials for young children (Not Adults)- F2, F4, F5, F6 visa holders only- Late Dec 2020 to late Jan 2021 start.

Company Name: YBM Head Office
Date Posted : Oct 15, 2020

Job Details

Job TypeFull-time
Job FunctionCurriculum Content Developer/Editor
Education LevelBachelor's Degree
Career LevelExperienced
Specialized RequirementsMust have at least 1-yr full time teaching ESL to children in Korea
Salary2.40 - 2.70 million won
Starting DateJan 4, 2021
DeadlineJan 4, 2021
EnglishNative Level
LocationSeoul-si > Jongno-gu
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Job Description

100% Non-Teaching Curriculum Developer/Editor YBM PINE Division –Content materials for young children (Not Adults)- F2, F4, F5, F6 visa holders only- Late Dec 2020 to late Jan 2021 start.


YBM/SISA founded in 1961 generates more than 400 million dollars ($US) revenues annually combining our publishing division, education division and testing division.  YBM is the official publisher of National Geographic magazine in Korea and is also 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 various divisions.


YBM PINE Head Office is seeking a curriculum developer to work at our head office in Jongno central downtown Seoul. 


Why choose this job?

  1. Location – YBM Head Office Jongno 3ga subway station 3 min walk
  2. 100% non-Teaching – Work as a R&D Curriculum Developer/editor in an office environment
  3. Reliable Employer – Work for the top education institute in South Korea founded in 1961
  4. Receive Full benefits – Pension, health insurance, severance and housing allowance provided


The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications; excellent grammar skills, good writing skills, familiar with the materials used by children’s ESL institutes in Korea, work well with fellow team members and complete assignments within the required timelines.  Also enjoy working in an office environment and contributing to the development of ESL materials for our YBM PINE Division company owned schools.


Position: Curriculum Developer at the YBM PINE Division which caters to young children


Salary (Non-Housing provided): 2.80 to 3.10 million won per month + severance pay

Housing Provided Salary: 2.40 million won to 2.70 million won + severance Pay

Korean Pension and Health Insurance: Fully comply with this regulation

Benefits: Severance pay, at least 10 Vacation days + all national holidays off

Start Date: As early as Dec 28th 2020 & as late as Jan 28, 2021 start of employment

Work Place: YBM Head office in Jongno (Jongno 3ga subway station 3 min walk)

Work Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday to Friday (No late night work)- Leave at 6:00 pm

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until position is filled


Typical work activities: Working within the YBM PINE R&D contents team liaising with the content developers as well as creating/contributing curriculum materials.  Perform duties such as checking spelling, grammatical errors, sub-editing text written by different authors to ensure consistent style and awareness of new words/phrases usage to ensure they are appropriate for our targeted students (Korean children studying at our YBM PINE Division schools)


Please apply if you meet these requirements

  1. Native English speaker currently in Korea with F2, F4, F5, F6 visa only
  2. Must have at least 1 full year of teaching experience at a Children’s school in Korea
  3. Must be able to come in for a face to face interview in Seoul.
  4. Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  5. Must meet the start dates as indicated in this posting


How to apply

Applicants must submit the following items to receive full consideration.


  1. Short cover email indicating that you are applying for the YBM PINE Division curriculum developer position
  2. Updated resume with full dates of employment in Korea
  3. F2, F4, F5, F6 visa ARC card front and backside pictures (Can edit out any private info)
  4. Indicate the last date of current employment and dates you are available to start
  5. Feel free to indicate your available times when you can be reached along with your current contact info (Best way to be contacted)


Ms. Claire Kim

YBM PINE Division R&D Director

Email: miyon135@ybm.co.kr


What to expect


An Editing task geared towards young children content creation/editing will be required.


The R&D Director will contact qualified applicants to further discuss details of this position and to initiate the editing task that can be conducted prior to any face to face interview meetings or the editing task may be carried out at the YBM head office.

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YBM Head Office

 The YBM HR Division exclusively hires instructors for YBM PINE Company owned schools. Our YBM PINE schools are mainly located in Gangnam, Seoul as well as a few locations in Yongsan, Mapo, Bundang and Busan branches. In South Korea YBM is a household name, known for its English Education, generating over $400 Million dollars in revenue every year. YBM Education has been a leader in ESL education in Korea since 1961. Instructors at YBM know that they are working for the most reliable ESL Company and with the most reliable contract. Benefits Only YBM Guarantees: -Positions in Only Prime, Popular and Highly Desired Areas. (Near the subway stations) -Housing within walking distance to the school. -A 100% guaranteed contract backed by the YBM Corporation. More reliable than Public schools -The Most Comprehensive Benefit Package in South Korea with the YBM Head Office Guarantee of always adhering to the contract, paying on time and running a well organized program.

Company Type: Education Institute

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