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Denver Public Schools

The historic Denver East High School Speech and Debate program is hiring for a speech and debate teacher and program director. Responsibilities include teaching multiple sections of introduction to speech and debate classes as well as teaching two sections of advanced speech or debate classes. The teacher will introduce and prepare students for competition in different speaking categories in rhetoric, persuasion, and creative storytelling, chaperoning Saturday competition and travel tournaments out of state. This job works closely with an additional debate/speech teacher and assistant coaches to organize team events, utilizes teacher assistants from the advanced courses to assist in building relationships with introductory students. An additional coach’s stipend will be provided. All classes are focused on building fundamental skills in speaking, research, giving and receiving feedback and establishing team culture, in order to build confident and compassionate orators, ready for participation in speech and debate competitions which occur throughout the year on Saturdays.

 

To apply for this job email your details to noah_kaplan@dpsk12.net