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EMPLOYMENT => Coaching Positions => Topic started by: Debate League of China on October 29, 2019, 03:01:24 AM

Title: China Debate League Co-Director
Post by: Debate League of China on October 29, 2019, 03:01:24 AM
Did you do debate in high school or college and remain passionate about the activity? Would you like to do your part in helping to bringing debate to new places across the world? Do you think that there’s something special at stake in promoting debate in a country like China? Do you like travelling, running tournaments, and jump-starting debate squads? If so, please read on.

The National High School Debate League of China is hiring a league Co-Director. Co-Directors travel to 15 cities per year to spread debate around China by tabulating tournaments, running free training sessions for schools, writing curricula, and teaching labs at camps. Co-Directors manage the National High School Debate League of China (, the largest debate organization in China which runs regional competitions in 33 cities in China and free training for 50,000 students per year. The positions involves four primary responsibilities:

1.     Leading debate classes and workshops inside public high schools across Mainland China. Most workshops are offered free of charge, and all workshops take place in English.
2.     Running tournaments in 4-5 cities per semester, supervising tab and judge training.
3.     Writing or improving debate curricula, textbooks, and other guides that reach thousands of students per year.
4.     Teaching lab groups at our summer and winter camps and coaching some of China’s top debaters at the Harvard and Stanford debate invitationals.

This job might be a fit for you if:
1.     You have teaching experience or prior competitive success in debate (all formats are welcome, although our competitions are primarily run in the U.S. Public Forum style).
2.     You enjoy travelling.
3.     You are a college senior or graduate (in exceptional circumstances, gap year students are accepted).
4.     Your are an exceptional writer and public speaker in English.

In order to apply, please inquire at or submit this form: (

Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications. Free health insurance and 5 weeks vacation is also included.

More about us: The National High School Debate League of China was founded in 2011 by two Americans who had the dream of bringing English-language debate to China. Tapping into a desire for experiential learning in Chinese schools, the NHSDLC quickly grew into the largest debate league in the country. We organize 40 debate tournaments in 33 cities every year. At the culmination of every school year, we invite the top students from each regional tournament to compete at our National Championship. The NHSDLC is dedicated to promoting critical thinking, creativity, self-expression, and awareness of global issues in Mainland China. The NHSDLC strives to make English-language debate accessible to every Chinese student. We provide free, in-person debate training sessions to all interested schools in China, online training materials for students who wish to improve their abilities, and resources for teachers who wish to build debate into their curricula.