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Middle School Mock Trial Coach

La Reina High School & Middle School (Thousand Oaks)

Posted

08/24/2021

Expires

09/30/2021

Description

La Reina High School & Middle School is a Catholic college preparatory school for young women in the tradition, vision, and educational principles of the Sisters of Notre Dame. La Reina provides a nurturing, Catholic environment of educational excellence, focused on helping young women develop into moral and self-confident leaders, who work for the transformation of individuals and society. Students are given opportunities to foster their relationship with God, to grow intellectually, to develop their individual gifts, and to be catalysts for the promotion of justice locally, nationally, and globally.  Established in 1964 by the Sisters of Notre Dame, La Reina is the only private Catholic, independent, college preparatory school in Ventura County for young women in grades 6-12.   La Reina values the girls’ school advantage. Every student is empowered with knowledge, creativity, and self -awareness to become her best self within the classroom and beyond. La Reina High School (grades 9-12) and Middle School (grades 6-8) is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the Western Catholic Education Association.

La Reina is currently seeking a Middle School Mock Trial Coach. Primarily, this position will oversee the La Reina Middle School Mock Trial program which includes the Middle School team, and all corresponding programs related to Mock Trial.   Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following: training students in individual and large-group practices at 7th period and after school; traveling with students to tournaments and local, state, and national competitions; and coordinating the overall Mock Trial program of La Reina High School & Middle School.

Essential Functions

  • Supervise students and volunteer coaches during practices and competitions.
  • Coordinate, schedule, and lead practices, scrimmages, competitions.
  • Prepare appropriate materials and lessons for corresponding practices and competitions.

Goals

  • Promote greater understanding of and appreciation for the law, court procedures, and the American judicial system.
  • Develop students’ life skills such as critical thinking, reading, speaking, and advocacy.
  • Heighten students’ appreciation for the principle of equal justice for all.

This position will work part time primarily during the academic year (10 months), understanding that hours increase according to tournament and County, State, and National competition. Work hours including daytime, evenings, and weekends, and correspond to tournament and competition schedules. All campus and off-site work with Mock Trial must be coordinated with appropriate staff at La Reina High School & Middle School.

Requirements

Coach must demonstrate excellence in teaching and a willingness to engage students in scholarship, research and creative work; as well as hold a minimum of B.A. (Master’s preferred), and have past experience with coaching mock trial helpful.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to cbarrera@lareina.com addressing your background and experience. Write “Mock Trial Coach” in the subject line of your email.

Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience.

Learn more about our community at www.lareina.com

La Reina provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Information/Application Contact

La Reina High School & Middle School (Thousand Oaks)

106 West Janss Road

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

cbarrera@lareina.com