Disney English

Disney English

Disney English is currently recruiting experienced English teachers with a playful and adventurous spirit for jobs in Beijing. Begin your China adventure today and become part of the magical world of Disney English. We offer a truly exceptional package and an experience that will stay with you for the rest of your life.

The Disney Approach – Immersive Storytelling

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, breakthrough language learning methodology and innovative technology to inspire learners’ passion for English. Since the opening of our flagship Center in Shanghai in 2008, Disney English has been sharing the gift of English with thousands of children across China. By providing an award-winning academic curriculum and engaging children aged 2 to 12 years old with their favorite Disney stories, songs and characters; Disney English creates a fun, lively, and highly effective learning environment.


Course materials feature Disney characters throughout and place an emphasis on natural English communication. It is backed up with an amazing array of supplementary materials to really bring the class to life, from flashcards, an entire room full of realia, song CDs, games, digital material, toys and a comprehensive teacher’s guide.

Each classroom is fitted with an interactive white board & digital presentation wall which is packed full of animated teaching material helping to further enrich the student-centered learning environment.

Class sizes are small to ensure all students receive the personal guidance and attention they need to get the most from their learning experience.

The Schools

Entering a Disney English school is like walking into a mini-Disneyland, students are surrounded by all their favourite Disney characters and locations. Each classroom is based on the theme of a Disney story – imagine flying around Andy’s bedroom with Buzz Lightyear, swimming the oceans with Nemo and exploring the jungles with Simba.


Disney English currently has schools in 6 major cities in China with ambitious plans to expand into more in the near future. Immerse yourself in the rich Chinese culture at one of the cosmopolitan cities listed below. More information on each city will be provided when we receive your application.

– Beijing
– Shanghai
– Guangzhou
– Shenzhen
– Nanjing
– Chengdu

Summary of Responsibilities

-Maximum of 25 hours of teaching per week (30 hours during summer)
-Deliver curriculum with energy and enthusiasm, using immersive learning techniques such as -story-telling, singing, dialogue and role playing in combination with formal exercises
-Communicate with learners in an engaging, age-appropriate way, ensuring that language learning is both effective and fun
-Measure progress and educational results through the delivery of formal and informal assessments and progress reports
-Collect audio & visual portfolio material of learners’ work and progress during lessons to share with parents
-Partner closely with Assistant Trainers to maintain strong relationships with parents, ensuring high level of program engagement and outstanding service, by communicating both in person and through our online portal
-Contribute to Center’s success by leading engaging demonstrations of Disney English lessons for potential learners and their parents
-Participate in various marketing and referral events to drive learner enrollment 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 lesson
-Deliver private lessons as required, due to learner absences or for learners that are falling behind
-Contribute to overall Center success by ensuring consistently high learner renewal rates, through the delivery of great service and measurable learner progress


– Great package: 11,000 – 15,000 RMB and higher (roughly 1,700 – 2,300 USD) depending on experience
-3,000 to 4,850 RMB additional monthly housing allowance (depending on location)
-Paid airfare to China up front by the school and a monthly travel stipend toward return trip
-7,000 RMB training bonus (paid on week 3)
-Eligibility for additional quarterly incentive based upon overall Center performance
-Legal ‘Z’ work visa
-10 days paid vacation time, plus 11 days Chinese national holidays per year
-Airport pickup
-Free hotel provided for up to 3 weeks on arrival in China
-Initial 1 week training course as well as on-going professional development
-Eligibility for additional quarterly incentive based upon overall Center performance
-Health/Dental Insurance
-TEFL-C certification provided for free
-‘Rosetta Stone’ Mandarin Chinese license
-Silver pass (a limited-access theme parks admission pass)
-Disney discounts

Required Qualifications

-Native English speaker from USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, South Africa, Australia or New Zealand
-Candidates from other countries who have fluent English and a clear accent can also be considered (with a degree in the US or UK)
-Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
-TEFL certificate preferred but not required
-Teaching experience preferred but not required as we provide comprehensive training (apart from Shanghai which requires 24 months of English teaching experience; Guangzhou requires at least 3 months of any teaching experience )
-Demonstration of a neutral accent, clear pronunciation, good intonation and English language rhythm
-A passion for educating young learners and a keen interest in their development
-Ability to command the attention of large groups of children in an engaging and compelling manner
-Energetic, enthusiastic, animated approach to storytelling and delivering content to learners
-Ability to relocate to China for a 12-15 month contract
– Able to stand for extended periods of time, squat and bend. Frequent lifting of 1 – 5 pounds and occasional lifting of up to 40 – 50 pounds is required

There are no costs whatsoever for the entire recruitment process.

We are looking forward to hearing from you.

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