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Debate Coach for Elementary Students

Pay: TBD

Full Job Description

debatable is hiring coaches for our online debate program’s 3rd/4th grade clubs. Our ideal coaches have experience working with young people in this age group, are passionate about debate and excited to introduce those skills to young people via small, online clubs. They are upbeat and engaged and enjoy their students. Debate experience preferred but not required. Send your resume to

WHEN: Each club meets for one hour weekly, generally in the afternoon. This position currently includes two to four clubs/meetings each week, depending on availability.

COACHING DETAILS: DebateAble provides everything you need to be successful coaching a club: step by step Debate Lessons that scaffold from skill building to a capstone debate event, a Coach Manual outlining format and policies, an Activity Workbook full of games that correspond to the lessons, as well as training and ongoing support.

COMPENSATION: Competitive.

WHO WE ARE: DebateAble has been teaching debate to kids since 2012. We started as an afterschool program in Seattle and expanded as we offered our original curriculum to educators across the country, including 50 elementary schools in Dallas ISD where we’re in our third year. In March, with the onset of Covid-19, we moved all of our tuition-based clubs online bringing our program to hundreds of students across the country–with different backgrounds and accents, from families with different ideologies and cultures, all coming together to interact, discuss, consider topics from every side.

Company – National Speech and Debate association


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