Qualifications:- Commitment to the mission of the Women's Debate Institute- Teaching experience (including coaching)- Comfort with a diversity of debate formats and/or styles- Experience with diverse constituencies
Job Responsibilities:- Attendance at the WDI from August 2-7, 2019 (Travel assistance based on need)- Create and teach sessions on relevant substantive content (coordinate and mentor with staff, use team teaching strategies)- Develop and implement engaging strategies to teach debate skills- Coordinate with staff and board on development of curriculum and teaching materials during the year in advance of WDI (teaching materials finalized one month before WDI)- Productive collaboration with students, staff, and board members- Participate in community development exercises with students and staff while at the WDI- Willing and eager to work with diverse constituencies
Please complete the application below and submit a resume/CV. All applications are due by April 1st, 2019. Applicants will be notified on or around April 15th, 2019.
* Power, privilege, gender and sex awareness* Empowering students to communicate and advocate * Community building* Debate Skills –including but not limited to: -general working knowledge of debate -cross-examination/speaking skills (attending to power differences, perceptions, bodies, performances) -impact analysis -flowing -evidence analysis* College - encourage students to set goals about college attendance - help with college admissions process - help students succeed in college - encourage students to debate in college
MAIN Lectures (45 minutes, large audience-60+)- Foundations of Critical Theory (90 minute session)- Foundations of Feminist Theories- Foundations of Race Theories- Foundations of Queer and Trans Theories- Open (Varies by staff preference)
Discussion sections (after each main lecture, we offer a number of small breakout discussion sections)
SKILLS Workshops (1 hour, moderate audience-20, run as team-taught workshop)- Essentials of Argumentation (3 small sections)- Researching and Analyzing Evidence- Speaking and Cross Examination- Refutation
General courses (time and audience depend, aimed in general at all or most camp attendees)- College lecture (helping students realize they can attend/succeed in college, application assistance, connection with debate programs)- Introduction to High School Policy Debate topic (aimed at policy debate students who did not have the opportunity to attend a national high school camp)- Balancing Life and Debate (Workshop, Panel, Q&A)