Looking for an experienced coach to lead our competitive public speaking team offered as part of our middle school elective program. (new program next year) The program is designed to train 6th – 8th grade students in the following categories: prose, free verse/poetry, duo interpretation, original oratory, declamation, demonstration, children's literature, dramatic performance, storytelling and impromptu speaking. The team will have membership with the Massachusetts Middle School Speech League - and students will be encouraged to compete in tournaments.
Job involves running a class once per week from 3:20-4:05 .and all prep for this program (activities, cuttings, tournaments ). It could also include a practice session during one lunch/recess period if the coach is available. Otherwise, students will practice under the supervision of a classroom teacher. Compensation will include teaching and additional hours. Salary will take into account some prep time that is not compensated. Tournament hours will also be paid (at a different hourly rate)
Please contact liz chesarone - liz. or 617-6304520 if you are interested in this position