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Full-time Lead Debate Coach

We are looking for an experienced debate instructor with a track record of success coaching middle/high school teams in competitive debate formats, including but not limited to Public Forum, Parli, and Policy. We offer competitive annual compensation, 10 weeks of paid time off, medical/dental/vision coverage with low premiums. The job is located in Fort Lee, NJ (Greater NYC Area, 20 min from Manhattan)

Responsibilities include:

– Coaching debate in Public Forum, Parli, IPPF formats. – Creating and delivering lesson plans to novice and experienced students. – Working with the State and National circuit debaters to help them prepare for competitions.

– Traveling to 5-6 tournaments per season to coach at regional and National speech and debate events, if they are held in-person.

Required education and experience:

-Bachelor’s Degree.

-Debate Coaching Experience at HS or College level.

-Success as a debater on the National circuit, qualifying to TOC/Nationals is a big plus. Qualified applicants will be contacted within 5 business days.

Job Type: Full-time, Compensation $55K-$65K, based on experience.

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