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     Posted: Thu 30th Oct 2014 10:20 GMT   Add to My Jobs' FolderAdd to My Jobs' Folder
    English Language Teacher (Foreign Trainer) Disney English Shenzhen
    The Walt Disney Company Ltd.
    Location Shenzhen, China
    Deadline --
    Experience 1 year
    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 with their favorite Disney stories, songs
    and characters; Disney English creates a fun, lively, and highly
    effective learning environment.

    An opportunity with Disney English allows you to make a difference
    in the lives of children, all while receiving ongoing professional
    development and gaining valuable experience within The Walt Disney
    Company. The role of Foreign Trainer could be the experience of a
    lifetime. Bring your talent, creativity and unique experience, and
    discover why a career with Disney is the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

    Position Overview:

    Foreign Trainers are responsible for providing a highly engaging
    and effective learning experience to learners aged 2-12 through
    the delivery of innovative and immersive Disney educational
    content. The Foreign Trainer is responsible for ensuring
    measurable academic results in a fun and lively learning
    environment, delivering an outstanding service experience to
    learners and parents, and collaborating closely with their
    Learning Partner.


    • 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 the Learning Partners 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

    • 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

    • Participate in regular safety and security training and drills,
    understand and execute the Center’s Emergency Response Plans

    Basic Qualifications:

    • 12 to 24 months of post-bachelor’s education experience

    • English language fluency including but not limited to: proper
    grammar, sentence structure, word tense, subject-verb agreement,
    and proper use of adjectives and adverbs

    • 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 thrive in a fast paced, high-change work environment

    • Professionalism in oral and written communications

    • Customer-service oriented with creative problem solving skills

    • Ability to relocate to China for a 12 to 15 month contract

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Internationally recognized TEFL or TESOL certification

    • Experience traveling internationally and/or working abroad

    • Familiarity/affinity with the Disney brand

    Required Education:

    •Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution


    Additional Information:

    Compensation and Benefits*

    • 10,000 – 15,000 RMB monthly salary

    • PLUS 3,000 – 4,850 RMB monthly housing allowance

    • PLUS 7,000 RMB training bonus

    • TEFL-C certification

    • Health and dental Insurance (Chinese based insurance company)

    • Minimum 40 hour work week (20-25 contact teaching hours)
    including evening and weekends

    • Paid sick and vacation time, plus 11 Chinese national holidays

    • 3 weeks hotel accommodation upon arrival in China

    • Robust academic training

    • Paid airfare to China and a monthly travel stipend toward return

    • Rosetta Stone Mandarin license

    • Silver pass (limited theme parks admission pass)

    • Disney discount

    *Benefits subject to change.

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    Address 6/F One Corporate Avenue, 222 Hubin Road
    Shanghai, 200021 - China
    Click here to visit the The Walt Disney Company Ltd. website
    Telephone 862161320790
    Fax 862161320292
    Contact person Jeff Tasset, Manager, Recruitment
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