The Archer School for Girls,

Part-time Speech and Debate Coach

1 month ago
Employment type
Los Angeles
Closing date

About this organization

Founded in 1995, The Archer School for Girls is a contemporary girls’ school, grades 6 through 12, devoted to educating and empowering girls for leadership in the 21st century. We take a research-based approach to teaching and learning in an environment that explores and refines the ways girls learn best. Archer has always been committed to reflecting the face of Greater Los Angeles. Forty-one percent of the student body are students of color and come from 76 different zip codes and 157 different feeder schools. We award $4 million in financial aid annually. Above all, Archer is known for its highly innovative programs and joyful culture. For more information, follow us on Facebook and Twitter @ArcherSchool, Instagram @ArcherSchoolforGirls, or visit our website at

About this job

The Archer School for Girls is seeking a part-time Speech and Debate coach to lead our US and MS debate teams for the 23-24 school year. Responsibilities include running Upper School practices after school Tuesdays and Thursdays, and Middle School practices during the school day during FLX block. The coach will travel on weekends to local league tournaments, recruit judges for tournaments, and chaperone and coordinate team travel to attend select Invitationals throughout the year.

Roles & responsibilities

Archer’s Debate team typically competes 1-2 times a month on Saturdays, depending on when the meets are scheduled. The coach has the flexibility to choose which meets they attend, which typically includes one overnight competition semester 1, and 1-2 competitions during semester 2, depending on where state and nationals are located.

Here is a link to the 2022-23 Western Bay Forensics League Calendar for your reference. Archer’s Upper School Debate team also participates in the National Debate & Speech tournament.

Archer prioritizes the educational aspects of debate: research, social awareness, argumentation, rhetoric, sportsmanship, and ethics. Students are expected to write their own cases and to work in and outside of practice to prepare for each debate.


Interested candidates should have knowledge and experience in all categories of Speech and Debate.

To apply

Salary Range: $16,000 to $20,000 for the season

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No phone calls, please. More information on Archer can be found at The Archer School for Girls is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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