Teach speech and debate skills to middle school students in Seoul
MPOLY is a language academy in Seoul that teaches a comprehensive liberal arts program wholly in English to higher level middle school students, many of whom have lived abroad. We are seeking a debate teacher to provide instruction in debate, public speaking, research and critical thinking skills to our students.
The successful candidate will teach innovatively within established curriculum and will supplement and adapt course materials as needed. They will work with other debate teachers to plan and coordinate course work as well as help prepare students for competition.
• The ideal candidate has experience with debate tournaments, is an enthusiastic teacher, a team player with good communication skills, and a creative and critical thinker looking to demonstrate those skills to students.
• Cross-cultural experience an asset
• A university degree is required
• Experience debating and/or judging
• Experience with Parliamentary, Public Forum and Lincoln-Douglas formats an asset
• Teaching or coaching experience a significant asset
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Visa/completed paperwork preferred
Duties and Responsibilities
• Teach speech and debate skills to middle school students
• Generate and research arguments within a group setting
• Create PPTs and/or lesson plans for a variety of resolutions and levels
• Coach competitive teams in a variety of events
• Help identify needs and establish goals for groups and individual debaters
• Help plan and execute events
• Work with other teachers to further develop the debate program
Monthly Salary: 2.3 and up depending on experience
Furnished housing and air transport (ticket to be purchased by employer) to Korea provided.
Interested persons should apply ASAP by sending a current resume, photo, and letter describing their interest and qualifications to the Head Debate Teacher, Claire, at firstname.lastname@example.org
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