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Speech and Debate Summer Junior Judge

Company: THE HARKER SCHOOL
Location: San Jose
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Location
Upper School - San Jose, CA

Position Type
Summer

Summer programs at Harker include a wide variety of academic and recreational offerings. We offer an academically focused TK - 5 Summer Camp; the Summer Institute for Middle and High School-aged students; and our English Language Institute for international students. Our summer programs reflect our commitment to providing Bay Area children with a dynamic and exciting educational experience. Click here to learn more about our Summer Program: http://www.harker.org/summer

Position Summary:

We seek judges with experience coaching public forum debate, Lincoln-Douglas debate, Congressional debate and/or National Speech and Debate Association speech events. All candidates should have experience with competitions in at least one of these events. Classes will be held from 9-4 PM (with a lunch break), Monday-Friday, July 17-28, 2023. Our expectation is that judging will mainly occur in the afternoons but there may be morning shifts as well. There is a mandatory training day on July 14. Please direct specific questions about the summer speech and debate program to jenny.achten@harker.org.

Estimated hourly range: $17.00 to $22.00

Qualifications

  • Junior judges must at least be rising juniors in high school.
  • Extensive experience either competing in Lincoln-Douglas debate, public forum debate, congressional debate, and/or NSDA speech events.
    Essential Functions, Duties and Responsibilities
    • Classes will be held from 9-4 PM (with a lunch break), Monday-Friday, July 17-28, 2023. There is a mandatory training day on July 14.
    • It is not expected that junior judges be available for all shifts but they must clearly communicate with Greg Achten about their availablility and coordinate shifts. Our expectation is that judging will mainly occur in the afternoons but there may be morning shifts as well.
    • Excellent people skills that provides an opportunity for professional relationships with students.
    • Maintains a positive attitude that enhances students development in a nurturing and respectful atmosphere.
    • Maintain open lines of communication and report issues to faculty as needed.
    • Set a good example for students and others through attendance, punctuality, dress, language, work ethic, and behavior.
    • Plan for the safe operation of the school and the safety of all participants.
      Knowledge, Skill & Ability Requirements
      • Must have ability to work independently, work with others, and work with guidance of supervisor.
      • Must be self-motivated.
      • Ability to adapt to change and handle multiple situations and tasks.
      • Excellent time management and prioritization skills. Ability to observe student behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.
      • Ability to effectively communicate with and understand students and other staff members.
        Working Conditions

        No hazardous or unpleasant working conditions.

        Our Mission: Our mission is to educate students for success at college and beyond, and to foster kindness, respect and integrity within a safe and nurturing environment. We achieve academic excellence through the development of intellectual curiosity, personal accountability and love of learning. Our comprehensive program and exceptional faculty and staff help students discover, develop and enjoy their unique talents. We honor individuality, embrace diversity, and promote leadership and service, preparing students to take their place as global citizens.

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