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English as a Second Language(ESL) in China

Positions for Teaching English as a Second Language in China, are open for native speakers of English at Disney English.. (Update Time: 2011-11-15)


Disney English

Disney English

About Disney English

No one speaks the language of children better than Disney and nothing captures their imaginations more than a great story. Disney English combines the art of Disney storytelling with breakthrough teaching methodology to spark a child's passion for learning English. Since the opening of our flagship center in Shanghai in 2008, Disney English has been delivering an award-winning curriculum based on innovative technologies and beloved Disney characters to children throughout China. With an interactive learning process that immerses them in their favorite Disney stories, songs and characters, Disney English creates a fun, lively, and effective learning environment.

An opportunity with Disney English invites candidates to make a difference in the life of a child while gaining experience with The Walt Disney Company, a world-class entertainment and technological leader. A unique, life-changing experience, the role of a Foreign Trainer with Disney English could be the experience of a lifetime. Bring your individual talents here and discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you've been looking for.

Work Location:

Shanghai, Beijing, Suzhou, Chengdu, Ningbo, Tianjin, Nanjing, Dalian, Wuhan, Hangzhou and Guangzhou.

Position Overview:

The Foreign Trainer will instruct children aged 2-12 at Disney English Language Learning Centers in China during a 12 to 15-month contract. Trainers will deliver innovative and immersive Disney programming to children in an energetic, passionate manner to provide a highly engaging and effective premium learning experience. The Foreign Trainer reports to the Language Learning Director (LLD) in the Disney English Language Learning Center.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver Disney English interactive, scripted content using multimedia materials and a variety of audio-visual aids
  • Use immersive learning techniques such as story-telling, singing, dialogue and role playing in combination with formal exercises to deliver curriculum
  • Interact with both parents and learners in a way that makes language learning fun, engaging and educational
  • Deliver both formal and informal assessments and progress reports
  • Partner with local Assistant Trainers to maintain strong communication with parents through the Teacher/Parent Portal
  • Participate in Center promotional and social events as needed
  • Ensure classes are run efficiently and start and end as scheduled
  • Prepare print materials, technology and supplemental materials prior to the start of each class
  • Collect audio & visual portfolio evidence of language learner work during lessons
  • Provide private lessons as required due to learner absences or for learners that are falling behind
  • Attend weekly meetings with the LLD to communicate all pertinent learner and classroom management issues

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree from a four year institution (3 year institution for United Kingdom candidates)
  • Native English Speaker
  • 24 months of recent, post-Bachelors work experience teaching/working with students/children in an educational, recreational, athletic or camp setting with a minimum12 months consecutive employment
  • A passion for children and their development
  • Ability to command the attention of large groups of children in an engaging manner
  • Energetic, enthusiastic approach to delivering content to learners
  • Flexible to change
  • Strong oral and written communication and organizational skills
  • Customer-service oriented with strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to relocate to China for a 12 to 15-month contract
  • Ability to function under stressful circumstances

Full Time Compensation Model:

  • A competitive monthly salary, monthly salary RMB 10,000
  • 7,000RMB Arrival Bonus
  • 3,000 – 4,350 RMB Monthly Housing Allowance (varies on location)
  • 100% paid monthly health insurance premium (co-pay not included)
  • 10 sick days per calendar year
  • 5 accrued vacation days
  • Disney English observes 11 Chinese national holidays
  • TEFL- C certification
  • Mandarin Lessons provided by Rosetta Stone

Documents Required:

  • CV
  • Copy of Passport Photopage
  • Copy of Degree Diplomas

It’s suggested that you send the above documents to the contact person of each position directly. You can also send it to the recruitment specialist at Recruiter Office, Disney English.

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