Oxbridge Academy, a non-profit, independent grade 9-12 school in West Palm Beach, Florida, seeks to hire a full-time, experienced head speech and debate coach and teacher for Oxbridge’s nationally prominent program starting in the Fall of 2021. Oxbridge students have championed in speech and debate events at tournaments, including the Tournament of Champions, the National Catholic Forensic League Grand Nationals, and the National Speech and Debate Association Championship. The head speech and debate coach will provide instructional and supervisory leadership, develop and implement the classroom curriculum and travel extensively with the debate team to tournaments throughout the United States. This is a 10 month, full-time teaching (full load) and coaching position.
The principal responsibilities of the Speech and Debate Coach are:
Create and implement speech and debate curriculum for classroom use
Assist with creating and researching arguments within a group setting
Assist with identifying needs and establishing goals for the group and individual students
Assist with planning and executing events
Assist in argument development
Assist in script/ poetry/ prose identification and analysis
Attend at a minimum ten TOC bid tournaments per academic year
Attend NSDA national Qualifiers each academic year
Attend NCFL Grand nationals’ qualifier each academic year
Attend FFL State qualifier each academic year
Submit requisite field trip paperwork promptly
Coaching a competitive team in a variety of events
Create and adhere to the approved yearly budget
Keep an accurate record of student’s NSDA points
Oxbridge Academy is a premier private coeducational college preparatory high school in West Palm Beach, Florida. Oxbridge Academy commits to being a community characterized by civility, respect, and trust; a school that fosters the virtues of discipline, perseverance, and responsibility. Oxbridge Academy is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity at all levels, and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic, background, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. Interested candidates should apply here: Speech and Debate Coach - Indeed.com Please, no phone calls.
Oxbridge Academy is a private college preparatory school for young men and women in grades 9 through 12. Regardless of their economic background, our students have access to the best teachers and technology to learn the skills they need to be tomorrow’s leaders and innovators. Teachers at Oxbridge Academy foster a lifelong love of learning, spark curiosity, encourage students to make good choices, and serve as role models. They deliver their content expertise to their assigned classes so that all students have rigorous and inclusive access to the curriculum and instruction every day to meet their learning goals. In Curriculum Coordination Teams, teachers work collaboratively on such areas as creating and revising curriculum, reviewing student work, selecting and developing instructional resources, planning and coordinating portfolio and exhibition activities, meeting with specialists, and preparing common assessments.