Disney English Foreign Trainer in China - ESL Teacher

ESL / EFL teacher wanted by The Walt Disney Company Ltd. (Disney English)
Proficient speakers
0 years (beginners, too)
BA in any subject
We’re looking for passionate, out-going, English speaking, English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers. You’ll get to discover a new culture, inspire children to learn a new language, and grow and develop your own skills in ways you never dreamed. It's all possible at Disney English.

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ESL / EFL teacher

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Student type:

1-5 years , 6-10 years , 11-14 years

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Work as employee

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Language school

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Your adventure with Disney starts now, come and see how far we can take you!

Our Foreign Trainers (ESL teachers) …
Provide a highly engaging and effective English learning experience to children between 3-12 years old through the delivery of innovative and immersive Disney educational content
Use immersive learning techniques such as storytelling, singing, dialogue and role-playing, in combination with formal exercises
Work a 40 hour work week (20-25 contact teaching hours) including evenings and weekends
Measure progress and educational results
Build strong relationships with parents and keep them “in-the-know” on their child’s journey.

Disney will give you the opportunity to learn, grow, teach and lead – apply now!

Shanghai, China

Who we are looking for

  1. Language proficiency

    Proficient speakers

    (English language fluency in speaking, reading, and writing)

  2. Experience

    0 years (beginners, too)

    (Teaching experience and experience working with children is highly desirable but not essential for certain cities in China.)

  3. Qualification

    BA in any subject

  4. Able to communicate with young learners where English is not their first language
  5. A flexible “can do” attitude and flexible approach to working
  6. Passion for Disney and working with young children

What we offer

  1. Salaries start at 11,000 RMB per month dependent on qualifications/experience
  2. Monthly housing allowance up to 4,850 RMB
  3. Resettlement allowance of 7,000 RMB
  4. Paid airfare to China and a monthly travel stipend toward return trip
  5. Three weeks hotel accommodation provided upon arrival in China
  6. Health, dental, paid sick and vacation time
  7. Robust academic training including assistance obtaining a TEFL certification as well as a Rosetta Stone Mandarin license
  8. Various Disney discounts* including a limited theme parks admission pass

Shanghai, China

Job location

Experience a new culture while giving kids the gift of English! With locations across China, the Disney English program uses the "Disney Immersive Storytelling Approach," which utliizes Disney characters to make learning more fun. Our teachers engage children (ages 2-12) the way they naturally learn, through song, interactive games, role-play and above all, fun! Disney English teachers are well-supported with classroom materials/plans, as well as with help settling into expat life; those who want to experience more of China can often transfer to different cities. Through Disney English, educators get the experience of a lifetime while teaching students life-long skills.

About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

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