Debate & Public Speaking Coach Job Description

Debate & Public Speaking Coach


Job Summary & Responsibilities

Schedule: 5 working days, one of which Saturday/Sunday; 16-24 hours of coaching/teaching per week
Locations: Shanghai (Hongqiao) 
Age of students: 10-18 years old

Position Summary
The successful candidate is a passionate and caring team member who loves working with young adults and continues to strive to improve and learn from team members and learners. The chief functions of the position are:  
  • Coach debate and public speaking courses between 8 -10 sessions per week (16 – 24 hours of coaching)
  • Evaluate, revise, and implement curricula for the company's core disciplines: public speaking, debate, drama and critical reasoning for young adults
  • Create new training lesson plans and improve existing curriculum
  • In addition to coaching debate and public speaking courses, candidates will be given additional responsibilities based on his or her strengths in order to help this young company grow.  Some notable specialties include marketing and innovation, competition coordination, and curriculum design.   Candidates that are looking to improve their skill set not only as a teacher, but also in business will be a great fit!
  • Native English speaker 
  • Age: 23-40
  • Public speaking and/or debate coaching experience a plus
  • 2 or more years of relevant teaching experience (additional salary and responsibilities available for more senior applicants)
  • Outstanding linguistic capabilities, both in the spoken word and in writing
  • Quick wit and a sense of humor, passionate curiosity and a love of learning
  • Bachelor's in Education or a related field preferred
Compensation & Benefits Package
  • Salary: Faculty remuneration is highly competitive
  • Partnership equity in a rapidly-growing company
  • Comprehensive medical insurance 
  • Professional development and language learning reimbursement accounts
  • Subsidized gym membership
  • Legal work visa 
  • Online learning resources access for personal and professional development
  • Opportunities to be part of a growing company in a start-up environment
  • Open vacation policy
School Summary
If you want to join a rapidly-growing organization that changes lives through education and empowerment, we look forward to hearing from you.  Join our team and our mission, empowering everyone to learn and lead, for life. 

Apply now or contact your placement consultant for more details!

Job Summary

Type of School
Children's training school
Start Date
Require teaching licence?
Number of Positions
Faculty remuneration is highly competitive
Contract Length
2 years

Teaching Nomad is your connection to teaching in Asia & The Middle East! We are a western owned and operated teacher placement agency with offices in Denver & Shanghai. We take a lot of pride in connecting teachers with great teaching opportunities.


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