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Teach English Abroad with Disney

All Regions, China: East Asia
Start date: 
February 20, 2020
13 months
Candidate Qualifications: 
Native English Speaker, Bachelor Degree, TEFL Certificate (100+ hrs), University Graduate
Program name: 
Disney English
Grade level: 
Pre-School, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5
Positions available: 
Position type: 
Teacher (ESL Instructor/TEFL)
All Regions
East Asia

Adventurers needed now - apply for this exciting opportunity today! Move to Asia to work with one of the world's best known and loved brands - a fantastic experience to add to your resume. Disney English is one of the most successful English teaching programs in China. They run 30 private schools in five cities throughout China. In a Disney classroom, teachers enjoy the assistance of a Chinese co-teacher, utilizing technology, passion, exciting materials and an award-winning curriculum that incorporates timeless Disney characters and stories that children love. Disney English teachers are flexible, dynamic, professional, passionate, positive and fun!

How to apply: click any of the apply buttons on this page, fill out our short application form, and upload your resume. We'll help you with all the paperwork and details, and within a few short weeks your plane will land in China and you'll begin an exciting new chapter in your life. Even if you're not available until later in the year, we'd still love to get your application started as we have opportunities all year round.

Job Details

  • Location: Guangzhou, Nanjing, Chengdu, Shanghai, and Beijing
  • Age of Students: 2-12 (majority of students are kindergarten age; 3 to 7 years old
  • Number of Students per Class: 11-16
  • Number of Western Teachers per School: 6-13
  • Duration of Contract: 13-16 months
  • Hours: 40 hours per week with 20-25 hours teaching 
  • Schedule: Evenings and Weekends



  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2 years of work experience in any field after graduation OR a TEFL certificate (an online 120-hour program is an affordable and fast way to get certified)
  • Native English speaker
  • A passion for Disney and for working with young children!


Job Benefits

  • Your flight to China and back will be covered by Disney 
  • A good financial package - this includes a salary and an additional monthly housing allowance. The exact amount ranges with experience, but all levels will cover your essential expenses while in China - and also let you save some money to bring back home (or use for trips!)
  • Relocation allowance (USD $1,050)
  • Health and dental coveragepaid sick and vacation time
  • Three weeks hotel accommodation provided upon arrival in China
  • Various Disney discounts including a limited theme parks admission pass


Make your Resume stand out!

  • Did you know we can't review your application without a resume? If you don't have one (or only have an old one), use our downloadable resume templates and tips to quickly create a successful teaching resume.
  • If you don’t have classroom experience, include any experience working with kids or teenagers tutoring, coaching sports teams, music teaching, babysitting, sunday school volunteering, summer camp counselling, etc. It all counts!
  • If you have  a TEFL certificate, include it on your resume. If not, we highly recommend enrolling in a 120 TEFL hour course and state that it’s in progress on your resume. Check out our Recommend TEFL Courses.
  • For more tips on how to present your experience check out our Resume Guide