Milton Academy, established in 1798, is an independent coeducational national boarding and day school, serving 1,000 students in grades K-12 on a 125 acre campus eight miles south of Boston.
Milton Academy is seeking a full-time speech and debate coach for a position beginning in September 2017.
The Performing Arts department seeks a teacher to support all elements of a nationally competitive speech and debate program, including recruiting students of all abilities to the team, coaching students in both individual and group practices, and accompanying students to local, regional, and national tournaments. In addition, the coach will assist with the coordination and supervision of judges, assist with travel arrangements and budget management, and communicate with students, parents, alumni, and school administrators. Additional responsibilities for this position may include teaching a current events and public speaking course and/or teaching courses in the Performing Arts department or other departments.
With a record of success as a coach or competitor at the secondary or collegiate level, the successful candidate will have experience with public address, limited preparation, interp, and debate events. Committed to the highest intellectual, artistic, and ethical standards, he or she will also have excellent interpersonal communication skills, a knowledge and lively interest in pedagogy, and the ability to collaborate with all members of the community, especially other members of the upper school and middle school coaching staffs.
An advanced degree is preferred. A valid driver’s license is required for this position. Teacher certification is not required. Demonstrated ability working in a diverse community is essential.
All teachers advise 6-8 students. Teachers are also expected to advise a student activity in addition to other responsibilities. Faculty members residing on campus typically live and work in a dormitory and all have responsibilities in the residential program.
Interested candidates should apply online at http://www.milton.edu/about/careers-at-milton/
Milton Academy welcomes candidates who would add to the racial, cultural and gender balance of the School community. Milton Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.